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Heritage cities to boost tourism

Cambodia wants Unesco recognition for Kampot, Kratie and Battambang cities and hopes they would be considered by the UN organisation to be recognized as World Heritage sites when the kingdom files its application next June.​ ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/38062/heritage-cities-to-boost-tourism/

Cambodia's Angkor Wat earns 30 mln USD per annum from ticket sales

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temples, one of the world heritage sites, generated an annual revenue of 30 million U.S. dollars from ticket sales, Deputy Prime Minister and Cabinet Minister Sok An said Sunday. Last year, the temples attracted 2.06 million foreigners, up 28 percent year-on-year, he ...

http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2013-07/08/c_132522594.htm

Cambodia's World Heritage Angkor Wat attracts 2.06 mln foreigners in 2012

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat Temple, one of the World Heritage Sites, received 2.06 million foreign visitors last year, up 28 percent compared to 1.61 million in a year earlier, a tourism report said Tuesday. The temple greeted 339,530 South Koreans last year, up 23 percent year-on-year; ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/culture/2013-01/15/c_132103894.htm

Angkor Wat site in danger: Deputy PM

In a rare acknowledgement of deforestation concerns, Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, chairman of the National Commission for UNESCO, said the widespread clearing of forests around Angkor Wat was harming views of the historic temple complex. Sok An made the remarks in Siem Reap at a ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012120760153/National-news/temple-site-in-danger-dpm.html

Cambodia's Angkor Wat Temple attracts 1.36 mln foreign visitors in 8 months, up 31%

About 1.36 million international tourists visited Cambodia’s Angkor Wat Temple, one of the World Heritage Sites, in the first eight months of this year, a 31 percent rise compared with 1.04 million during the same period last year, a report of Siem Reap provincial tourism ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/culture/2012-09/26/c_131874967.htm

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