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Half million tourists travel Cambodia in one week

Nearly half a million tourists travelled across the country during the first week of January, with Preah Sihanouk province becoming the top destination, the Ministry of Tourism said. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/half-million-tourists-travel-cambodia-in-one-week

New Year sees over two million tourists nationwide

With the country having controlled the spread of Covid-19, Cambodians and foreigners were able to celebrate the New Year and more than two million tourists were recorded in two days. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501212322/new-year-sees-over-two-million-tourists-nationwide/

Q1 int’l tourists rise 125% as Kingdom reopens

The number of international visitors to Cambodia hit 159,546 in the first quarter of this year, marking a 125.03 per cent increase from 70,901 on a yearly basis, of which 54.51 per cent entered the Kingdom by air, according to the Ministry of Tourism. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/q1-intl-tourists-rise-125-kingdom-reopens

Preah Sihanouk lifeguard towers set in motion

Twelve beach side lifeguard towers were inaugurated at Sihanoukville’s Ochheuteal Beach 2 on March 14 to make it easier to supervise tourists visiting the beach or bathing in the sea, bringing the total to 16. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-lifeguard-towers-set-motion

Tourism cooperation with France, Iran on cards

France and Iran have expressed their desire to connect flights with Cambodia and increase tourism cooperation with the Kingdom in other fields, in the hopes of bringing its travel industry back to pre-pandemic heights. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-cooperation-france-iran-cards

International tourism revenue declines 82%

Cambodia booked just $184 million in international tourism revenue last year, marking an 82 per cent nosedive from $1.023 billion in 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic curtailed travel throughout the world. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/international-tourism-revenue-declines-82

Plan lifts Preah Sihanouk tourism hopes

The Preah Sihanouk provincial tourism scene is set to get an image makeover as authorities and the private sector work together to roll out a series of development plans that complement and promote effective implementation of the forthcoming Preah Sihanouk Provincial Tourism Development Plan for ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/plan-lifts-preah-sihanouk-tourism-hopes

LNY makes up 23% of 2022 domestic trips

A total of 4,106,034 domestic trips were recorded in the first 34 days of this year, from January 1 to February 3 – 23.08 per cent in just the first three days of this month alone – statistics that observers are regarding as positive signs ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/lny-makes-23-2022-domestic-trips

Nearly 1M domestic trips over Lunar New Year

Residents made nearly one million domestic trips from February 1-3 during the Lunar New Year holidays, indicating an increase of 6.15 per cent compared to the corresponding period in 2021. The capital was the most popular destination, accounting for about 30 per cent of this ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/nearly-1m-domestic-trips-over-lunar-new-year

Cambodia’s tourism sees fast recovery despite Omicron

Although more Omicron variant infections are reported, Cambodia’s tourism sector recovery shows no sign of slowing down, with a sharp rise in the number of tourists during the New Year 2022 celebrations. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501000287/cambodias-tourism-sees-fast-recovery-despite-omicron/

Envoy enlisted in South Korea tourist push

South Korean ambassador to Cambodia Park Heung-kyeong has joined in the pursuit to encourage residents of the East Asian country who are fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus to choose the Kingdom as their next holiday getaway, after tourism revival plans kick off in end-November. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/envoy-enlisted-south-korea-tourist-push

Three days of Pchum Ben holiday nets more than 664,000 tourists

More than 664,000 tourists flocked to various tourism spots in the country during three days Pchum Ben holiday, which began on Tuesday, October 5 and ended yesterday, October 7. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50948066/three-days-of-pchum-ben-holiday-nets-more-than-664000-tourists/

Tourism, airport to lift Koh Kong realty

A return of international tourism and technical soft launch of Dara Sakor International Airport in Koh Kong planned later this year could drive recovery in the real estate market of the province and nearby areas, industry experts have said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-airport-lift-koh-kong-realty

Major Mondulkiri tourism plan given the nod

The government approved the draft Mondulkiri Tourism Development Master Plan 2021-2035, amid a wider initiative to attract about three million domestic and international tourists annually to the regional verdant biodiverse powerhouse in northeastern Cambodia by 2035.​ ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/major-mondulkiri-tourism-plan-given-nod

New port in Kep set for completion this year

Kep Provincial Administration announced Friday that the Koh Tonsay Tourist Port, which costs around $1.2 million, is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50915701/new-port-in-kep-set-for-completion-this-year/

As ecotourism grows in popularity, so does a garbage problem

After a lengthy trek from the nearest village, Lim Sengleang finally reached the peak of Khnong Phsar on a clear day in June. The fresh air and striking views of the surrounding Cardamom Mountains made the hike well worth the effort, said the 26-year-old Phnom ...

Sam Sopich
https://cambojanews.com/as-ecotourism-grows-in-popularity-so-does-a-garbage-problem/

Visitors vanish from Asia’s most visited site, Angkor Wat

As dawn breaks, the unmistakable tapered towers of Angkor Wat emerge from the gloom – but for once there are no tourists jostling on its steps to capture Cambodia’s most famous sunrise.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700155/visitors-vanish-from-asias-most-visited-site-angkor-wat

Trade with Thailand increases

Trade between Cambodia and Thailand increased by about 40 per cent to US$3 billion in the first nine months of this year in comparison with the same period last year, according to figures provided by the Royal Embassy of Thailand in Cambodia. According to Nat Vimonchandra, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110559559/Business/trade-with-thailand-increases.html

Rise in foreign tourist arrivals

The number of foreign tourists arriving in Cambodia increased 23 per cent in the third quarter of the year compared to the same period last year, according to new statistics from the Ministry of Tourism.  The data show the number of tourists who arrived in the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110259529/Business/rise-in-foreign-tourist-arrivals.html

International Tourists Up 13.4 Percent

The number of visitors arriving in Cambodia in the first six months of this year has increased 13.4 percent to 1,385,029, compared to the same period in 2010, Kong Sophearak, director of the statistics department at the Ministry of Tourism, said yesterday. The largest influx ...

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