Pan Pacific Hotels Group Plans to Open Hotels in Cambodia in...

Pan Pacific Hotels Group (PPHG) has confirmed it plans to launch as many as 13 new properties in as many as 10 cities including...

Is Cambodian International Tourism Likely to Re-open in 2021?

As Q4 2021 approaches, there has been increasing speculation in the Cambodian media and online that international inbound tourism to Cambodia may re-open before...

Cambodia TV Alliance Launches

Royal Group, CBS, and Digital Sky have launched the Cambodia TV Alliance after agreeing to a new joint-venture with Bayon Media High System Group...

7-Eleven Finally Launches in Cambodia

After several years of speculation and several months in 2021 of mixed messages, 7-Eleven has finally launched in Cambodia, with the first official branch...

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...

A Look Ahead To Business in Cambodia 2022

With 2020-2021 so severely disrupted, we start looking ahead at 2022 and what changes could be on the horizon which could positively impact doing...

Bluebell Group Launches Cambodian Partnership With WorldBridge Group

Bluebell Group, considered to be Asia’s leading luxury brand distributor and operator, formally announced the launch of its Cambodian operations in partnership with WorldBridge...

Shopping malls in Phnom Penh

With the rapid urbanisation and expansion of the capital of Cambodia, we look at the shopping malls that are popping up across the city...

Pizza Hut Confirmed for Phnom Penh

International pizza franchise Pizza Hut is set to open its first branch in Phnom Penh's Toul Tom Poung (Russian Market) in Q3-Q4 2021, with...

How does the Cambodian Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) work?

In July 2021, the Cambodian government re-allowed inbound travellers (with the appropriate visas and COVID- protocol requirements) to pre-book their hotels once again for...

Angkor Tourist Visitors down 99% in the first half of 2021

The tourist numbers heading to Angkor Archaeological Park, usually the jewel in the crown for the Kingdom's tourism, are down nearly 99 per cent...

Haystack Asia Capital Buys 25% Of Camboticket

Haystack Asia Capital Company Limited has confirmed it has acquired a 25% stake in Camboticket, an online travel booking company based in Cambodia. Camboticket was...

New Phnom Penh Airport is 40 per cent Complete

The new Phnom Penh International Airport has reached 40 per cent completion according to the local authorities and is still is set to be...

Cambodia Ranked in Top Ten Countries for Remote Workers

Cambodia has been ranked among the top ten nations for remote workers (digital nomads) to work from according to Club Med. The French travel and...

Cambodia’s Tourism Capacity Data

Information detailing Cambodia's tourism capacity levels were released this past week, with a breakdown per region of the Kingdom. The information was circulated online and...

Pizza 4P’s Coming to Phnom Penh

The popular Vietnamese pizza franchise, Pizza 4P's, has targeted Phnom Penh as its first international expansion. The Japanese-owned, Vietnam-based Pizza 4P's is aiming to open...

Vaccinated Tourists in Q4 2021?

Cambodian Tourism Minister Thong Khon is reported to have said that vaccinated foreign tourists may be exempt from undergoing the 14-day quarantine upon arrival...

Cambodia Angkor Air expands fleet operations in China

Cambodia Angkor Air has announced it will operate 10 planes in Haikou and establish a base in the city after the establishment of the...

Angkor Archaeological Park 2021 Numbers Continue to Decline

The Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia's biggest and most famous tourist attraction, continues to see a drastic drop in visitor numbers as the global pandemic...

MoT waives 2021 Tourism license renewal fees

The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) announced it will waive fines for late renewals and will not charge for the renewal of 2021 tourism-related business...

Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts halts Angkor Lake of Wonder...

The Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has halted Nagacorp's plans to develop the Angkor Lake of Wonder project in Siem Reap. A press...

Italian Cambodian Business Association launches “Italy in Cambodia”

EuroCham and the Italian Cambodian Business Association (ICBA) have confirmed the launch of the "Italy in Cambodia" project. The ICBA is a "non-for-profit program aiming...

Angkor Archaeological Park Passes Extended in 2021

Angkor Enterprise has announced that all ticket sales to the Angkor Archaeological Park from 11 March until the end of 2021 will include extended...

Are COVID Passports coming to Cambodia?

With the COVID Passports starting trials and vaccines slowly being distributed globally, we look at the proposed travel pass schemes and if Cambodia is...

The Habit Burger Grill opens its third location in Cambodia

The Habit Burger Grill opened its third branch on March 7, 2021, in Ang Snuol district, Kandal Province less than six months after it...

EVA Air resumes flights between Taipei and Phnom Penh

Cambodia Airports confirmed that EVA Air is to resume its flights between Taipei and Phnom Penh from Friday, March 15 2021. Director of Communications and...

Tealive brand to enter the Cambodian market

Tealive, a bubble tea brand from Loob Holding Sdn Bhd (LHSB), will enter Cambodia after a master franchise agreement was signed with HSC Group,...

Howard Johnson Plaza by Wyndham Blue Bay Sihanoukville Opens

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has opened in the first hotel in Cambodia, on the southern coast of Sihanoukville. The Howard Johnson Plaza by Wyndham...

Papa Johns coming to Cambodia

American Pizza franchise Papa John’s is coming to Cambodia, and ComZone Asia has been selected as its integrated marketing and communications partner for the...

Cambodian ranks well on International Living’s 2021 Annual Global Retirement Index

The latest edition of the International Living’s 2021 Annual Global Retirement Index ranks Cambodia as one of the most affordable destinations to retire and...

Surbana Jurong’s masterplan for Ream City

It was confirmed this week that Surbana Jurong's sustainable development masterplan to develop a US$16 billion "Ream City" in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, has been approved...

Century Entertainment casino to open in Dara Sakor

Century Entertainment has confirmed its new casino will open in Dara Sakor in Koh Kong, Cambodia in March 2021. In October 2020, the operator said...

Cambodia wont drop tourist visas

Despite calls from the tourism industry in Cambodia, the Cambodian Prime Minister has ruled out dropping tourist visas for international visitors coming to the...

Prince Square to be developed in Phnom Penh

Prince Square is set to be Prince Real Estate Group's first commercial retail project in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This week, Prince Holding Group held an...

Newrest (Cambodia) Co Ltd enters Kingdoms competitve catering sector

Newrest (Cambodia) Co Ltd, part of Newrest Group Services SAS - a French food catering provider, has entered into Cambodia’s competitive F&B sector.  The company...

International Travellers to Cambodia dropped by 80% in 2020

The final data for the number of international travellers to the Kingdom of Cambodia dropped by as much as 80 per cent in 2020...

Meridian International Holding and Thalias Hospitality Group Announce Partnership

Meridian International Holding and Thalias Hospitality Group have formally announced a strategic partnership in 2021. The hospitality Group will provide the dining experience, at...

Mondulkiri Airport Approved in Principle

The Cambodian government has approved in principle the development of a new Mondulkiri Airport in the Kingdom's northeast with a Chinese company, Powerchina International...

BBQ Japanese Yakiniku Garden Tokyo opens in Phnom Penh

BBQ Japanese Yakiniku Garden Tokyo is the latest premium international F&B brand to open its doors at 313 Quayside in Phnom Penh. The commercial property,...

Angkor Archeological Park received 81.8 per cent fewer visitors in 2020

As data for the difficult year of 2020 is starting to be released, the state-owned Angkor Enterprise said the famous Angkor Archeological Park received...

SCCA plans to open a Cambodian pilot training school in 2021

The State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) said in December 2020 that they plan to open a Cambodian pilot training school in 2021 in...

Cambodia Tourism recovery roadmap 2020-2025

The Cambodian Ministry of Tourism has drafted a recovery roadmap 2020-2025 and a strategy to deal with the massive impact of COVID-19. The 2020-2025...

Immersive Angkor coming in 2021

Confluences, an incubator based in Phnom Penh, together with Iconem, have announced plans to open the first immersive 3D museum in Siem Reap, dedicated...

Expired tourist visas in Cambodia still legally valid

Tourists who have been 'stuck' in the Kingdom of Cambodia will be relieved to hear that their tourist (T) visas, even if expired, still...

Lonely Planet suggests Cambodia as a tourist destination in 2021

Cambodia has received a mention in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel Picks for 2021, with Footprint Cafes in Siem Reap, in particular, being singled...

2020 World Travel Awards (WTA2020) – Cambodian Winners

The 2020 World Travel Awards (WTA2020) winners were announced recently and nine Cambodian companies were among the recipients at the 27th annual edition of...

ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) postponed to 2022

The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2021, which was originally scheduled to take place in Cambodia from January 17-23, has now been postponed until January...

Cambodia Craft Brewers

We talk to some of the leading and new craft beer producers based in the Kingdom of Cambodia. There are more than a dozen...

All three major Cambodian airports receive ACI AHA accreditations

Cambodia Airports this week confirmed that all three major airports in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville had received their ACI (Airport Council International)...

Cambodian Law on the Management of Integrated Resorts and Commercial Gambling...

The Cambodian government has implemented the new Law on the Management of Integrated Resorts and Commercial Gambling (LMCG) this past week, confirmed Deputy Director...

NagaCorp proceeds with Angkor Lake of Wonder integrated resort

NagaCorp Ltd. this week confirmed it was proceeding with its ambitious plans of constructing the provisionally named, "Angkor Lake of Wonder", a non-gaming resort...

View Park Mall To Offer A Premium Shopping Attraction in Phnom...

By the start of 2021, Phnom Penh city residents will have another commercial shopping option with the Grand Opening of the four-storey View Park...

Cambodian tourism numbers remain unsurprisingly low

On the back of the last major holiday in the Kingdom of Cambodia for 2020, the Water Festival (Bon Om Touk), international and domestic...

Sihanouk International Airport completes runway upgrades

The Sihanoukville International Airport has marked the completion of its runway upgrades today with a blessing ceremony. In a statement, Cambodia Airports said the international airport...

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh set for Q1 2021 opening

The Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh is slated for a Q1 2021 opening, and it will be the first Hyatt hotel to open in the...

Prince Mall opens in Sihanoukville

The Prince Huan You Real Estate Cambodia Group Co Ltd has opened its Prince Mall in Sihanoukville this week. Prince Mall - Sihanoukville The mall will...

Cambodia looks to expand its railways network

The railway network in Cambodia is relatively limited, with the lines running north and south catering for cargo and passengers. However, in recent years,...

Cambodia’s Casinos in 2020

We look at the state of the casino industry in Cambodia in 2020 as the global pandemic affects all industries globally. At least ten casinos...

Siem Reap set for $150 million infrastructure upgrade

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has agreed to invest 150 million US dollars from the national reserve funds to construct 38 roads...

More international flights resume to Cambodia

Cambodia has seen a number of new international flights resume services to the Kingdom, with more on the way if the COVID-19 situation remains...

NagaCorp turns over $20+ Million profit in first half of 2020

NagaCorp, who own and operate the NagaWorld complexes in Phnom Penh, has revealed a profit of US$20.6 million during the first six months of...

Cambodian businesses recognised in international awards

This past week, a number of Cambodian businesses were winners of various international and regional awards across a range of industries. Tourism - 3rd Experience...

Cambodia Craft Brewery Industry

The craft beer industry is growing rapidly, especially in SEA, and the number of local Cambodian craft brewers has grown exponentially in a short...

Cambodian Craft Distillers

Local craft distillers in Cambodia are on the rise and snapping up international accolades. As business startups in a fledging environment, these entrepreneurs have...

New updates for Business Travellers to Cambodia

The Cambodian Government today, August 4th 2020, seems to have approved with immediate effect the new guidelines for business travellers wanting to come to...

Cambodian hotel tops 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

In the latest edition of the Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Awards, a Cambodian hotel in Siem Reap, Viroth's Hotel, has been awarded the top Global...

New EFG food delivery HungryApp released in Cambodia

Express Food Group (EFG), one of Cambodia's leading F&B businesses and franchise operators, has launched its own food delivery app in the Kingdom, called...

160,000 foreigners registered on the FPCS app

Nearly 160,000 foreigners from 183 countries living in Cambodia have registered their details on the FPCS (Foreigners Present in Cambodia System) app, confirmed the...

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...

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...
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