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Cambodia gains UNESCO listing

Posted by Cambodia Tourism on July 25, 2017
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KAMPONG THOM, 13 July 2017: The Sambor Prei Kuk archaeological site in Kampong Thom province was listed as a World Heritage Site of UNESCO late last week. According to the UNESCO, the archaeological site was recognised along with Kulangsu, an international historic settlement in China and the historic city of

Cambodia maps ecotourism policy

Posted by Cambodia Tourism on July 12, 2017
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PHNOM PENH, 7 July 2017: Cambodia’s ministries of tourism and environment will complete a national draft ecotourism policy by August to coincide with the second National Forum on the Protection and Conservation of Natural Resources. Phnom Penh Post reported both ministries met for the first time, earlier this week, to

Angkor’s price is spot on

Posted by Cambodia Tourism on July 9, 2017
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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

Cambodia to recruit guides

Posted by Cambodia Tourism on July 9, 2017
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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

Emirates flies to Phnom Penh

Posted by Cambodia Tourism on July 9, 2017
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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