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Ministry of tourism host a hospitality services and adult entertainment tourism training course , with 167 participants

It was response to the growth of tourists visiting Cambodia in Phnom Penh and the provinces, which have increased steadily. Based on the principles of sustainable tourism development, Cambodia hopes to receive approximately 7 million international tourists in 2020, bringing revenue of $ 5 billion economy and create jobs directly to the people, about 1 million people. The training hosted …

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Head of DMDI Cambodia join the 17th DMDI Convention in Malaysia

Malaysia, Melaka: H.E Othsman Hassan, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Head Representative of Dunia Melayu Dunia Islam(DMDI) in Cambodia has lead Cambodian Muslim delegation to join the  17th DMDI Convention in Malaysia held from 17th to 18th November 2016 at Malaka State Malaysia, chaired by YB Dato’ Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, deputy …

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Cambodia’s tourism grows 4.8%

PHNOM PENH, 17 November 2016: Cambodia’s tourist arrivals improved 4.8%,  January to September, this year, according to the Statistics and Tourist Information Department. Released by the Ministry of Tourism, Monday, the latest data showed the country welcomed 3,508,415 international travellers compared to 3,346,870 during the same period last year. Outbound trips by Cambodians reached 1,059,521 up 22.6% for the first nine …

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Cambodia air links with China

SIEM REAP, 17 November 2016: Cambodia Angkor Air will launch flights between Siem Reap and Beijing, China, effective 16 December. According to the airline’s management, the three weekly flights will use a 180-seat Airbus A320 linking Siem Reap to China’s capital city. The airline already flies to Guangzhou and Shanghai. According to the management, the new flight is a response …

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Cambodian Tourism Minister announced a tourism potential in Cambodia in the International Travel Expo – China 2016

H.E Thong Khon, Minister of tourism of Cambodia in the occasion of his participants to the International Travel Expo – China 2016 was held from July 11-12-13 November 2016 has announced  a tourism potential in Cambodia.On that occasion, Cambodian Minister also signed a memorandum of understanding on the cooperation of Tourism with Li Zin Zao, the  president of China National …

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Cambodians Leave for Water Festival

The number of Cambodians leaving the country for the upcoming Water Festival has increased this year due to rising levels of disposable income and operators providing package tours. Chan Diyan, sales manager at Top Asia Travel and Tour Company said yesterday that number of tour packages booked by Cambodians to foreign countries over the weekend and into next week had …

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Phnom Penh considers walking street

PHNOM PENH, 8 November 2016: Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism is pressing city authorities to ban vehicles at Sisowath Quay, a historic riverside venue in the capital city that attracts tourists. Khmer Times reported the ministry wants a ban enforced on a stretch of Sisowath Quay, which overlooks the Tonlé Sap River, near Wat Phnom to the Royal Palace on weekends claiming …

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Vietnam’s floating restaurants grounded

KHANH HOA, 7 November 2016: Khanh Hoa authorities have banned all floating restaurants in the south-central Vietnamese province over safety concerns. Saigon Times reported the ban came after a tragic incident in another province a few months back. Last July, a floating restaurant, with around 300 guests on its deck, sank in Vinh Hy Bay in the south-central province of …

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Cambodia targets Chinese visitors

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia could welcome as many as 2 million Chinese tourists to the kingdom by 2020. Phnom Penh Post quoted from a Ministry of Tourism white paper, released last week, that suggested Chinese visitors were ready to visit Cambodia in big numbers. The white paper includes a five-year strategy to raise the market share of Chinese tourists to about …

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Cambodia targets second home scheme

PHNOM PENH, 15 February 2016: Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism will draft new policies that will encourage Chinese tourists to make the country their second home. It will boost tourism revenue and length of stay of Chinese tourists. Khmer Times quoted Deputy Prime Minister Keat Chhon saying the proposed ‘second-home policy’ could be a major factor to boost high-spend tourism from …

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