Discovering the fact among the fiction in Roland Meyer’s ‘Khmer Dancer’

Khmer Dance
An intimate look at life behind the scenes at the Royal Palace in the early 20th century, Saramani: Danseuse Khmer has been pored over by historians. New details are emerging about the protagonist, and about the man who portrayed herIn February of 1904, after 43 years on the throne, Cambodia’s first King Norodom was celebrating his 70th – and, unexpectedly, last – birthday at the Royal Palace. To mark the auspicious occasion, a huge stage was erected outside, offering the public a rare oppor...
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Cambodia introduces marine tax

Marin_Tax - Cambodia-Tourism.org
PHNOM PENH, 24 August 2017: Sihanoukville authorities confirmed, this week, they will introduce a new tax on tourists claiming it will help to protect the environment.News of the new environment tax surfaced earlier in the month. In its latest update to travel partners, Asian Trails, a leading tour operator in Cambodia, confirmed the tax would be levied on all tourists using boat transport for an overnight stay or a full-day excursion to off-shore islands.Tourists will be charged a U...
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Farms get closer to tourism

Farm Tourism
PHNOM PENH, 9 August 2017: Agro-tourism will be in the spotlight at the upcoming 2nd Greater Mekong Subregion Agriculture Ministers Meeting, this September, in Siem Reap. The second agriculture minsters’ meeting is scheduled for 6 to 8 September and in an unprecedented move the welcome mat is being rolled out for tourism executives.In an open invitation posted by the Mekong Tourism Office, Tuesday, tour operators, hoteliers, airlines, restaurants and retailers are on the invitee list. T...
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