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Angkor Wat tourists have new dress code

Tourists heading for Angkor Wat will have to watch what they wear from next month onwards, the Apsara Authority announced yesterday. In a bid to encourage visitors to respect the sanctity of the temples and… Read more »

The latest provincial tourism figures show efforts to establish Sihanoukville as a premiere beach destination may be paying off, with more tourists flocking to the coastal city than ever before. Tourist arrivals increased nearly 17… Read more »

The European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) on Wednesday awarded the Kingdom the title of the world’s best tourism destination for 2016.   Cambodia outperformed some 30 contestants, including last year’s winner Ethiopia, an… Read more »

In a bid to increase visitor numbers, the government has agreed to issue three-year multiple-entry visas to Chinese, South Korean and Japanese tourists later this year, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said yesterday. The new three-year… Read more »

Travel writer shares why now is the perfect time to put this affordable Southeast Asian country on your travel agenda. After being wowed by the ancient pagodas across the plains of Bagan, Myanmar, I headed… Read more »

The country has grand plans, but not everyone is a winner. When Ieng Ty first stepped onto Otres beach in southern Cambodia, it was empty. He stood for a while, looking over translucent green waters… Read more »

Just four years ago, the white sand beach at Koh Rong Samloeun’s Saracen Bay was empty. Now workers can be seen scrambling over the frames of new bungalows along the shoreline, and speed boats arrive… Read more »

Cambodia’s Tourism Ministry has released a white paper for capitalizing on the rapid growth in Chinese inbound tourism, with the aim of drawing and catering to roughly 2 million Chinese tourists per year by 2020,… Read more »

The Kingdom’s night buses, especially those transporting customers from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville, have become a “huge” cause for concern among business-owners and tourism officials in the coastal city, they said.   Last year, multiple… Read more »

Cambodian police on Saturday morning arrested three Vietnamese tourists for flying a remote-controlled miniature aircraft over the Royal Palace, a senior police official confirmed. The men were identified in a police report as Tran Minh… Read more »

Guilin City, in the north of China’s Guangxi province, is planning direct flights to Cambodia soon to draw more Cambodian tourists to the booming tourist destination, Guilin Municipal Tourism Bureau deputy director Zhang Zhihong told… Read more »

Foreign tourist arrivals to Cambodia saw a 5.4 percent increase for the first eight months of 2015 compared with the same period in 2014 with the Vietnamese and Chinese nationals continuing to top the arrivals… Read more »

Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam are conducting ongoing discussions on the creation of a Southern Tourism Corridor, which would promote tour packages across the southern provinces of the three countries, giving a boost to tourism across… Read more »

A Cambodian plan to attract 5 million tourists to the country in 2015 is hanging in the balance despite a rise in the first half of this year. Cambodia received about 2.3 million visitors from… Read more »

China has overtaken South Korea to become the largest tourist source to Cambodia’s Angkor world heritage site, Cambodia’s state-run Agence Kampuchea Press (AKP) reported on Monday, citing a senior tourism official. Ngov Sengkak, chief of… Read more »

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