Angkor ticket sales jump by 1,000 per cent in the first half

Angkor Archaeological Park netted more than $2.4 million from ticket sales in the first half of 2022, an increase of more than 1,000 per cent year-on-year, Angkor Enterprise reported. According to a July 1 statement issued by Angkor Enterprise, the state-run institution that manages tickets sales for international visitors to the 400sq km UNESCO site, […]

Mask Off, No Foreign Tourist Registration: Thailand Drops Covid Rules

Covid In Thailand: Visitors will have to carry vaccine certificates or take Covid tests on arrival in Thailand.   Bangkok:  Thailand announced Friday it would drop rules requiring people to wear masks outdoors and no longer require foreign visitors to register before travel, as Covid-19 cases fall and the kingdom seeks to lure tourists back. […]

Laos’s tourism haven Luang Prabang’s revenue jumps by 19 per cent as tourism gets big boost after Covid-19 issues

VIENTIANE, June 7 (Vientiane Times/ANN): Authorities in Luang Prabang province have identified another 1,401 businesses that have bolstered the province’s revenue collection by 19 per cent, while investment by local and overseas entities has also increased. The figures were reported to Deputy Prime Minister Dr Sonexay Siphandone, when he and his delegation visited the province […]

Linking Cambodia Kep to Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island

  The Cambodian government will establish a water link between Kep province and Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island to develop the tourism sector in the area, with speed boats providing transport between the two places, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said yesterday. He said that the ministry and the Kep provincial authority had already studied the proposal […]

Tourism market sees recovery over Dragon Boat holiday

By CHENG SI | CHINA DAILY | Updated: 2022-06-07 10:03 Tourism market sees recovery over Dragon Boat holiday By CHENG SI | CHINA DAILY | Updated: 2022-06-07 10:03 Citizens enjoy boating at the Summer Palace on June 3, Dragon Boat Festival, in Beijing. [Photo by Jiang Dong/chinadaily.com.cn] China’s domestic tourism market registered a steady recovery […]

Vietnam nominated in 10 categories at World Travel Awards 2022

Vietnam has made the shortlist in 10 categories at the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2022, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) said on June 6. Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has made the shortlist in 10 categories at the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2022, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) said on […]

Thai opening to lift Cambodia travel

Cambodia expects more international tourists from neighbouring countries after Thailand’s June 1 announcement to withdraw Covid-19 restrictions across the board, including post-arrival quarantine, and reopen land borders. Top Sopheak, secretary of state and spokesman for the Ministry of Tourism, told The Post on June 6 that Cambodia’s tourism sector is recovering, especially domestic tourism, while […]

5-year action plan signed by Thailand and Laos

  A 5 year action plan was signed yesterday between Thailand and Laos to enhance bilateral ties between the two nations . Both governments signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to work together on a wide range of issues including economic development, the prevention of drug trafficking, and boosting tourism in the regions. The MoU […]

Cambodia sees sharp increase in foreign tourists in January-April

PHNOM PENH (Xinhua): Cambodia attracted a total of 241,485 international visitors in the first four months of this year, up 191 per cent from the same period last year, said the latest report released by the Ministry of Tourism on Thursday (June 2). Some 131,864 or 54.6 per cent of the tourists arrived in the […]

More Thai, Vietnam tourists expected

  The tourism ministry has said that it expects to welcome more international tourists from Vietnam and Thailand, along Cambodia’s southern corridor, after the Kingdom’s neighbouring counties recently reopened to tourism, and predicted that number would increase further with proper management of coastal areas. At a dissemination workshop on legal standards for coastal management and […]