Fueling tourism recovery with micro tours

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 184 total views   The concept of “micro-tourism” or “micro-vacation”, which comes from the tourism industry, may not be new, but micro-tourism seems to have become a trend in recent years. Micro-tourism is characterized by short-distance travel- two-to-three hours of driving-and two- to-three days’ stay at some place, usually on weekends or during short holidays. In […]

Ecotourism to be Developed in Cambodia’s Siem Reap

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 452 total views The Government of Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment plans to develop and establish ecotourism in protected areas of Siem Reap, Kampong Speu, and Koh Kong provinces under the “Cambodia Sustainable Landscape and Ecotourism Project.” Areas that will potentially be developed include the Preah Jayavarman-Norodom National Park “Phnom Kulen”; the Oral Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary and the […]

Myanmar reopens to tourists

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 444 total views Myanmar will reopen to international tourists 17 April, the junta government announced at the weekend after a two-year shut-down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. AFP was the first news agency to report the junta’s announcement that lacked details on visa entry rules or the airlines intending to serve Yangon’s international airport. Myanmar first […]

PM pushes for ‘new normal’ to ramp up tourism revival

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 106 total views Everyone needs to maintain healthy habits by staying clean and taking care of their personal hygiene while implementing preventive health measures and other guidelines to stop Covid-19 transmission, Prime Minister Hun Sen urged. The premier made the call in a letter marking the 10th National Clean City Day on February 28, which this […]

Will Thailand Become The Next Cannabis Tourism Hotspot?

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 108 total views,  2 views today Thailand, the first Asian country to decriminalize recreational cannabis, may soon experience a boom in its tourism industry. Many experts from the travel industry believe the market will blossom like the marijuana plant itself. After Thailand became the first Southeast Asian country to legalize medical cannabis in 2018, this January, it became […]

Northern provinces strengthen ties with Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

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 106 total views,  4 views today Representatives from northern border provinces of Cao Bang, Lang Son, Quang Ninh and Ha Giang and China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on February 25 signed a memorandum of understanding on their friendship cooperation for 2022-2026. The document was inked within the framework of an online get-together between leaders of the four Vietnamese provinces and […]

Visit of Hollywood star Angelina Jolie ‘positive sign’ for Cambodian tourism

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 86 total views Tourist chiefs say that the visit to Angkor Wat by Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is a positive sign for  Cambodia, especially Angkor. Long Kosal, Deputy Director General and Spokesperson of APSARA Authority, said that the visit of Miss Jolie shows the world that Cambodia is a safe and secure tourist destination. Mr Long stated: […]

Vietnam to re-open to tourists after two-year closure

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 126 total views Vietnam will re-open to international tourists on March 15 after a two-year border closure due to the pandemic, the government has announced. The South-East Asian nation of 97 million people largely closed itself in March 2020 — a move that clobbered its burgeoning tourism sector which was worth $32 billion a year before […]

Angkor Enterprise to restart tourism from 15 February 2022

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 96 total views Good news! #RestartTourism in #Cambodia is happening! Angkor Enterprise announced that they are restarting sales for Tonle Sap Boat Tickets at Chong Kneas Tourist Port from 15 February 2022. More details: https://www.angkorenterprise.gov.kh/

HCMC, Da Nang eye return of foreign tourists in 2022

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 98 total views Tourist hubs HCMC and Da Nang have unveiled two scenarios for tourism recovery this year, both focused on receiving foreign tourists under a trial vaccine passport program. Under the first, when the pandemic is under better control, HCMC hopes to receive 25 million domestic tourists and 3.5 million foreign tourists. Its tourism sector […]