Cambodia tourism numbers down by more than half

The Cambodian Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has released the latest figures of foreign visitors to Cambodia from January-May 2020 and the numbers are down...

NagaWorld first Cambodian casino to re-open.

After a flurry of Cambodian government announcements in the past week on easing restrictions in the Kingdom of Cambodia due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Prince International Airlines to join domestic aviation market

Prince International Airlines has been granted an air operator certificate (AOC) by the Cambodia State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA). Prince International Airlines applied for...

Ministry of Tourism waives licence renewal fees 2021

The Cambodian Ministry of Tourism (MoT) confirmed it would waive licence renewal fees for 2021 to assist the struggling tourist industry, however, new business...

Chip Mong 271 Mega Mall due in 2022

Chip Mong Retail has confirmed its biggest mall to date, the Chip Mong 271 Mega Mall, is now 20% complete and is due to...

Cambodia Ministry of Tourism announces new safety guidelines

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and in the hope that tourism will bounce back soon in the Kingdon, the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism...

What do foreigners need to enter Cambodia during COVID-19?

The Royal Cambodian Government has lifted the ban on visitors from Iran, Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the US which were implemented since March...

New Cambodian tourism development plans announced

Local Cambodian media reported on a number of new tourism development plans and initiatives this week for Kampot, Sihanoukville and mountainous heritage sites in...

Cambodia eases some restrictions on COVID-19

The Royal Cambodian Government has lifted the ban on visitors from Iran, Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the US due to COVID-19 and museums...

F&B outlets receive clearer COVID clarifications

The Phnom Penh City Hall has provided more clear COVID-19 health guidelines to allow food and beverage outlets to operate safely. The Governor of Phnom...

Lanmei Airlines looks to start new routes

Cambodian airline, Lanmei Airlines, is aiming to launch three new routes from Phnom Penh to Malaysia, and China as early as August 2020. New routes...

Kampot tourism seaport to open in 2020

The new Kampot tourism seaport, which is currently under construction and about 30% complete, should be finished by mid-2020 according to the Kampot provincial...

Naga 3: Phnom Penh

Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp has released new images and details of the proposed Naga 3 expansion in Phnom Penh. Naga 3 - Phnom Penh The Chicago-based...

Kep tourism master plan

The Cambodian Ministry of Tourism is developing its Kep tourism master plan with the intention of submitting it to Ministry of Council by August....

Cambodia’s tourism sector reeling

This past week, multiple media outlets reported on how Cambodia's tourism sector was reeling due to the multiple travel and health restrictions caused by...

CSTV-Cambodia Sports Television to pilot in 2020

Cambodia will launch the CSTV-Cambodia Sports Television channel in 2020, to be piloted online, says Vat Chamroeun, Tourism Secretary of State and secretary-general of...

AEON Mall 3 confirms Hyundai Engineering as developer

AEON Mall 3 received official approval from the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) in late 2019 and it has now confirmed that...

Vietnam Airlines looks to sell its stake in Cambodia Angkor Air

A number of media outlets reported this past week that Vietnam Airlines will look to offload its 49% stake in Cambodia Angkor Air, which...

Number of new hotels set to open in Phnom Penh

A new report from C9 Hotelworks suggests a large number of new hotels are due to open in the Kingdom of Cambodia's capital of...

How are Cambodian businesses affected by COVID-19?

COVID-19 has had an adverse effect on the entire globe, and in Cambodia, key industries have also taken a financial hit. A number of...

Food Delivery Apps in Cambodia

Cambodia has seen an explosion of new food delivery, grocery delivery apps and websites enter the market since 2018. We look at the best...

Cambodia wins PATWA Best International Heritage Destination 2020 award

Cambodia won the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) award for Best International Hertigage Destination 2020 according to media reports. What are the PATWA International...

Airports in Cambodia

We look at the airports in Cambodia, those currently operating, as well as those under construction, and how the expansion of the Cambodian airport...

Tourist Decline Continues At Angkor

The number of foreign visitors at the world-famous Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap continues to decline according to the latest figures from Angkor...

Hilton To Open First Hotel In Cambodia

Hilton has announced plans to enter the Kingdom’s market, with its first hotel set to come online in Phnom Penh by 2022. The exact location...

Cambodia An Ideal Destination For Hotel Investment: Experts

A trio of experts from the economic and real estate sectors said tourism growth and several other factors make Cambodia one of the best...

98% Of World-wide minority NagaCorp Shareholders Give Nod To Naga 3

Hong Kong listed Nagacorp (HKSE 3018) has announced as per EGM held on Thursday, 8 August 2019, that all minority shareholders from all over...

Over 3m Tourists Visit Cambodia In H1

Cambodia welcomed 3.3 million holidaymakers during the first half of the year, an 11.2 percent hike, according to the latest data from the Ministry...

Minister Vows To End ‘Zero-dollar’ Tour Packages

The Minister of Tourism last week said companies offering ‘zero-dollar’ tour packages are damaging the tourism sector and vowed to take action to protect...

Sales of Angkor Complex Tickets Down Nine Percent

Cambodia earned $55.7 million in revenue from the sale of tickets at Angkor archaeological park in the first half of 2019, a 9 percent...

Government Developing Policies On Eco-tourism And Coastal Areas

In response to the developing tourism sector in Cambodia, the Ministry of Tourism is currently compiling rules and regulations on the management of eco-tourism...

Nepal Evening Connects Local, South Asia Travel Agencies

Travel agencies from Nepal and Cambodia gathered yesterday in Phnom Penh to discuss partnership opportunities and ways of enhancing the flow of tourists between...

CATA To Work With French Firm To Attract More Tourists

French travel agency Atout France and the Cambodian Association of Travel Agents (CATA) have agreed to cooperate to promote Cambodia and France as tourism...

Massive Chinese Resort Breaks Ground On Sihanoukville Coast

Hotel and entertainment complex Prince Tian Xi Wan broke ground on Thursday in Sihanoukville. The company behind the project, Chinese property conglomerate Prince Real Estate...

A Modern Day Property Development Visionary

King’s Road Angkor Premium Office & Property Management Managing Director, Mr. Lim Nam, has proven himself as a leader in property development. During 2006,...

Siem Reap Lands Top Spot In German Travel Platform

Siem Reap was named the top tourist destination in Southeast Asia by Germany-based online travel platform YouDiscover. The Cambodian city was followed by Bangkok and...

Unesco, Ministry Vow Stronger Cooperation

Unesco pledged on Friday to continue working closely with the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism to promote the conservation and sustainable development of Cambodia’s ecotourism...

Siem Reap’s Biggest Ever Clean Up Campaign

King’s Road Angkor Premium Office & Property Management organized the Siem Reap Clean Up campaign, which is by far the biggest community event ever...

NABA Theatre Presents SHOWTIME ASIA

A breathtaking live performance combining over 50 of the most exhilarating talents from around the world – SHOWTIME ASIA debuts at NABA Theatre @...

Siem Reap Province Needs More Tourism Products: Minister

The Minister of Tourism on Monday called for cooperation between the public and private sectors to create new tourism products in Siem Reap province. Speaking...

Ticket Sales Revenue At Angkor Temples Down 9 Percent In Q1

Revenue from ticket sales at the Angkor Archaeological Park declined by 9.3 percent during the first quarter of the year, reaching only $35.9 million. This...

Ministry To Create Working Group To Promote Local Goods

The Ministry of Tourism said it will create a working group whose goal will be to devise strategies to increase the share of local...

An Innovative Market Founded and Pioneered by a Young CEO

Mr. Ban Vibol has brought and founded the first Khmer Market in Cambodia with his ambitious vision to preserve Khmer authenticity through his unique...

Phnom Penh Climbs Six Spots In Cost Of Living Ranking

Phnom Penh moved up six places, reaching the 76th spot, in The Worldwide Cost of Living Survey, a ranking compiled by the Economist Intelligence...

Best Family Dining at NagaWorld!

NagaWorld’s award-winning 2Pangea restaurant has launched a fun-filled Super Sunday Brunch, perfect for families and friends to enjoy together at a great price! Let your...

Kampot Seaport To Become ‘Main Gateway’ To Region

With a quarter of construction work already completed, the new port in Kampot province will become the country’s main gateway to tourism destinations in...

COLLIN’S® OPENS IN CAMBODIA

COLLIN’S® Cambodia - Sky Dining & Gastro Bar is open for business on Level 13 at The Bridge SOHO. Located on the 13th Level,...

Government Creates ‘Great Tourism Zones’

A sub-decree issued Thursday coined ‘great tourism zones’, a term for areas where a wide range of tourism-related services is available. In last week’s sub-decree,...

As Incomes Rise, More Cambodians Travel Outside The Country: Ministry

Higher living standards and incomes coupled with attractive tour packages are prompting more and more Cambodians to travel abroad, with outbound tourism numbers rising...

Tourism Revenue Up 20 Percent

The tourism sector earned $4.3 billion in revenue last year, an increase of around 20 percent, according to the latest figures from the Ministry...

Flag Carrier Says China Is A Priority

Cambodia Angkor Air, the national flag carrier, has made the Chinese market a priority, aiming to capitalise on the growing numbers of Chinese tourists...

Prosperity Feasts at NagaWorld!

Usher in good fortune and wealth this Chinese New Year at NagaWorld! Together with your loved ones, feast your way to prosperity with an...

Cambodia 3rd In Asean For Tourist Growth

In 2018 Cambodia experienced the third largest increase in international tourists in Asean, behind only Vietnam and Indonesia, according to data recently released by...

Ticket Revenue At Angkor Complex Up 8 Percent

Ticket sales revenue at the Angkor Archaeological Park grew by 8 percent in 2018, a slowdown compared to 2017 when year-on-year revenue growth reached...

Koh Kong In Race To Catch Up With Rest Of The...

The southwestern Cambodian province of Koh Kong may be lagging behind the other three coastal provinces in terms of economic development, but local authorities...

Cambodian Airports Each 10 Million Passengers Milestone

The number of travellers passing through one of the three international airports in the Kingdom has reached 10 million, a milestone that was celebrated...

Sea Festival Attracts 180,000 Visitors

During the weekend, Koh Kong welcomed 180,000 visitors coming to the province to attend the Sea Festival, which ended yesterday. Koh Kong tourism department director...

Air China To Start Phnom Penh Flights From January

After a two-month delay, Air China is set to start direct flights between Beijing and Phnom Penh in January, airport officials said. The Chinese national...

Cambodia, ADB Discuss $30m Loan

The Ministry of Tourism has begun discussions with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) over a $30-million loan to fund infrastructure in coastal provinces that...

Outbound Tourism Rose 30 Percent During Water Festival

Cambodian outbound tourism saw a 30 percent rise during this year’s three-day Water Festival, while long haul destination tour packages to Europe, Australia, US,...

Cambodia, Thailand Single Visa

Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to promote the use of single visa for foreign tourists, particularly among those traveling within the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic...

Ticket Revenue At Angkor Soars To More Than $85 Million

The government earned $85.5 million in revenue from the sale of tickets at the Angkor Archaeological Park during the first nine months of the...

Hospitality And F&B Exhibition Kicks Off

The sixth edition of the Camfood and Camhotel expos began yesterday in Phnom Penh with the aim of promoting the local cuisine and hospitality...

Cambodia, France Bolster Tourism Cooperation

Cambodia and France this week agreed to strengthen cooperation to boost the Kingdom’s tourism industry, and expressed the intention to draft and sign a...

Raffles Hotels Bought By Hospitality Platform

Lodgis Hospitality Holding Pte Ltd has successfully completed the acquisition of two historic landmark hotels in Cambodia, the Raffles Hotel Le Royal Phnom Penh...

Chinese Visitors To The Kingdom Spike

During the first four months of the year, Cambodia welcomed more than 647,000 Chinese visitors, an increase of more than 79 percent, according to...

Angkor Wat Ticket Revenue Up 18 pct

Cambodia earned $61.4 million in revenue from the sale of tickets at Angkor Wat during the first half of 2018, a hike of nearly...

Government To Regulate Service Charges

In a bid to increase transparency between businesses and their customers in the tourism industry, the government has issued a directive regulating the use...

Next Asean Meeting On Tourism Qualifications To Be Held In Cambodia

The second edition of a conference on the mutual recognition of professionals in the tourism industry across Asean member states will take place in...

Thailand, Cambodia Pledge To Strengthen Tourism Ties

With relations between the two countries at a high point, Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to boost cooperation in tourism to bring more tourists...

Angkor Sankranta 2018 Attracts Over 1.8 Million Visitors

Some 1.82 million national and international tourists joined the Angkor Sankranta 2018, the sixth of its kind, in Siem Reap cultural province, a 15.14...

Siem Reap Hotel Beats The World’s Best

Cambodia’s Viroth’s Hotel, based in the province of Siem Reap, has come out top of the 2018 Best Hotels in the world for travellers,...

Angkor Revenue Up, Tourists Amount Down

According to a new report by the Ministry of Tourism published yesterday, revenue from ticket sales to the Angkor Archeological Park reached $39.48 million...

Macau Link Sparks Tourism Hopes

The ancient province of Siem Reap and China’s autonomous region of Macau have reached a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build a sister city...

Cambodia Smiles For Foreigners

Cambodia ranks 4th in the top ten most welcoming countries for foreign residents, the latest survey from Expat Insider shows. The survey rated Cambodia’s friendly...

Cambodians Take To The Skies, New Asia Routes Opening Soon

Chinese passenger arrivals via the three international airports are the main trend providing steady growth, a senior officer at Cambodia Airports says, but Cambodians...

Sihanoukville To Welcome New Marriott Hotel

Local real-estate firm Grand Lion Group reached a deal with US-based Marriott group to manage and operate a new five-star hotel in the coastal...

Hospitality Establishments Continue To Increase

With international tourist arrivals and investment in the sector ostensibly on the rise, the kingdom saw a “tremendous” growth in the number of hotels...

First Marine National Park Established In Koh Rong

The government announced last week the establishment of the country’s first marine national park, the Koh Rong National Park, which covers the Koh Rong...

Capital’s Airport Gets Upgrade

Phnom Penh International Airport’s renovated arrival hall and boarding concourse were presented to the public yesterday, following a $26 million investment from the operator...

Chinese Investment Keeps Pouring In

A Chinese construction giant is eyeing investment opportunities in Cambodia’s thriving tourism sector, as the government continues to fine-tune its strategy to accelerate the...

Flight Connection Between Siem Reap And Bagan In The Air

Myanmar National Airlines, the country’s national flag carrier, recently applied for a licence to operate a direct flight between the cities of Bagan and...

AccorHotels Plans 3 New Mid-range Hotels

AccorHotels, a French multinational hotel group, plans to open new branches of its famous chained-brand hotels in Cambodia, as it moves to seize opportunities...

Direct Flight Boosts Japanese Tourists

The first direct flight between Japan and Cambodia, which launched last year, has bumped up the number of Japanese tourists visiting the kingdom, helping...

Chinese Airlines Eye Cambodian Market

Three more Chinese airlines will enter the local aviation market in the near future, with the number of routes connecting Chinese and Cambodian cities...

New Theatre Opens In Siem Reap

The Angkor Grand Theatre, part of a $15-million project known as the Angkor Dynasty Entertainment Center, opened its doors to the public last Wednesday...

New Flight Seeks To Bring Even More Chinese Visitors

JC International Airlines launched a new regular flight connecting the cities of Siem Reap and Chongqing in China, a service that seeks to capitalise...

Kampot Seaport Coming In 2019

Construction of the first seaport for tourist vessels in Kampot is due to start by the end of the year. The groundbreaking ceremony for the...

Small Planet Airlines Set For Take Off

Small Planet Airlines, a low-cost carrier, became the seventh airline registered with the country’s aviation body after the company yesterday received its Air Operator’s...

Dates Set For 2017 Sea Festival In Kep

The sixth Sea Festival will take place in Kep province from December 22 to 24, according to a government statement issued this week. The event,...

PM Announces New Airport In Siem Reap

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that Siem Reap is in need of a new airport to tackle the rising number of visitors to...

Hospitality Continues To Drive Cambodian Employment

With more than 1.5 million tourists visiting Cambodia during the first quarter of 2017, compared to 1.3 million during the same period in 2016,...

New Mekong River Cruise Ship Launched

Croisi Europe launched its newest river cruise ship, the RV Indochine II, on Saturday in a bid to attract more high-end tourists from Western...

Visa Cards Now Accepted At Angkor Archaeological Park

Visa, the global payments technology company, has announced that Visa cards will now be accepted at the Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap, one...

No Pchum Ben Price Hikes, Says Minister

The government yesterday called on tourism service providers nationwide not to increase their prices during the upcoming Pchum Ben holidays. The directive issued through the...

Sihanouk Airport Upgrade On Track

Renovations to Sihanoukville International Airport, which will allow it to handle bigger planes, will be finished by the end of the year as planned,...

Angkor Wat Tourists Floating On The Moat

A temporary floating bridge completed in May over the moat leading to Angkor Wat, while the original is currently closed for repairs, is proving to...

Tourism Minister Pushes Siem Reap To Clean Up

The government has highlighted seven key areas that it wants to see improved in Siem Reap before the city is nominated to be a...

Cambodia, Israel Ink MoU For Flight Link

Cambodia and Israel signed a memorandum of understanding last week for direct flights between both countries, according to the spokesman of the State Secretariat of...

Plans Heat Up For Phnom Penh Kuyteav

The Cambodian government plans to build up the brand name of Phnom Penh kuyteav, to make the popular noodle soup dish well-known both locally...
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