Angkor’s price is spot on

SIEM REAP, 5 July 2017: Ticket sale revenue earned from foreigners visiting Angkor Wat’s archaeological park reached USD52.1 during January to June, this year, up 66.8% when compared with the same period last year. Xinhua News quoted figures released by Angkor Enterprise, the state-owned institution in charge of Angkor income management.The report also claimed foreign visits to the World Heritage site rose 12.9% to 1.23 million visits during the first six months of this year, compared to th...
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Cambodia to recruit guides

PHNOM PENH, 6 July 2017: Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism has set a target to have at least 300,000 qualified tour guides by 2025 to work both within the country and the region. Agence Kampuchea Presse reported that the Minister of Tourism, Thong Khon, outlined an ambitious training plan during a recent meeting in Phnom Penh.“An additional 50,000 guides are needed every year as more and more visitors are visiting Cambodia,” he said. No further details were given, but training 300,000 guides ...
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Emirates flies to Phnom Penh

DUBAI, 3 July 2017: Emirates recently expanded its presence in Southeast Asia with the launch of a new daily service from Dubai to Phnom Penh in Cambodia, via Yangon in Myanmar.This new service, operated with a Boeing 777 , broadens the airline’s network in Southeast Asia to 13 cities in eight countries and offers more choices and convenience to passengers travelling between Phnom Penh to Dubai and beyond.It also marks the first time since 2014 that Phnom Penh and Yangon were connect...
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Cambodia-Thai border road set to open mid-2018

Development projects in rural Cambodia are increasingly on the rise, especially in the infrastructure space.When it comes to infrastructure development, Pursat province has been focusing on a range of construction iniatitives, with its latest big infrastrucutre spend being the construction of National Road 55. When complete, the road will span 182 kilometres and will connect from the statue of Neak Ta Khleang Moeang in Pursat to the Cambodian-Thai checkpoint in Thmor Dar.Pursat deputy go...
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AirAsia adds new service to Cambodia

AirAsia is adding Sihanoukville under its belt in Cambodia with 4 times weekly direct flights from Kuala Lumpur, that is set to commence operations on 9 August 2017.Marking as AirAsia’s 3rd route into Cambodia, the new route will be operated exclusively by AirAsia (flight code AK) and will offer guests an unrivalled experience of the country’s best known seaside destination.Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad said, “Sihanoukville is an exciting destination with many untouc...
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