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50,000 To Be Trained As Tourism Sector ‘Experts’

The government wants to train 50,000 tourism professionals every year between now and 2025 under a new development strategy for human resources within the...

Superstar Lee Min Ho Becomes Anchor Beer Ambassador

Anchor Beer held a high-profile press conference at D22 in Phnom Penh Tower to announce famous Korean actor Lee Min Ho has signed an...

Cambodia Wins Eco-tour Expo Title

Cambodia has been named as “The Most Wonderful Eco-Tour” destination by the International Travel Expo Hong Kong 2017 and a leading Hong Kong-based magazine....

Cambodia Eyes Share Of Thai Tourist Market

Cambodia needs more direct flights to and from destinations around the world to increase the country’s share of regional tourism, according to the State...

New Airline Launches Kuala Lumpur Service

Cambodia-based JC International Airlines officially launched its service to Malaysia on Tuesday with its inaugural flight landing at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA2). The airline...

Beverage Brands Overflowing Cambodian Market

The impact of a saturated market for beverage brands in Cambodia has been felt by Taiwanese bubble tea chain Chatime, with the local franchise...

Chinese Firm Plans Hotels Boost In Cambodia

China-based Shenzhen Win-Win Decoration and Designing plans to build 100 budget hotels in Cambodia to capitalise on the growth in tourism, especially from the...

Au Bon Pain Bakery Bound For Cambodia

The Au Bon Pain bakery chain is to expand into Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam by the end of the year, to serve growing...

Qatar Crisis Sparks Tourism Fears In Cambodia

Government officials and tourism experts say they are worried about a diplomatic crisis involving Qatar and its effect on flights between Phnom Penh and...

Indian Weddings Offer Rich Pickings For Cambodian Tourism

Cambodia has the potential to set itself up as a premium wedding destination for India’s middle class who have a taste for opulence and...

Commune Elections Alcohol Ban Met With Resistance

In an effort to avoid civil unrest during the upcoming commune elections, Prime Minister Hun Sen last Friday issued a government directive banning the...

Pursat River Pleasure Cruises To Help Boost Tourism

Tourists will soon be able to cruise along the Pursat river in rowing boats and pedalos, under plans to develop the waterway as a...

Airline Tax Proposed To Help Clean Up Cambodia

The government is looking at ways to tackle Cambodia’s waste problem with a $1 charge on airline tickets touted to raise the cash. The move...

Foreign Tourist Arrivals In Cambodia Up Over 12 Percent

Foreign tourist arrivals to Cambodia went up more than 12 percent in the first quarter of 2017, as the country ramped up efforts to...

Major Event To Promote Cambodian Cuisine And Agriculture

The Cambodia Rice Federation and the Cambodia Tourism Federation announced this morning that they will co-host the Cambodia’s biggest agriculture and food event at the Diamond...

Construction Set To Start On Kampot Tourism Seaport

Construction of the first seaport for tourist vessels in Kampot province is due to start in September. Provincial tourism department director Soy Sinol said a...

Cambodia’s Economic Growth Sparks Franchise Boom

More foreign franchise companies will appear in Cambodia as the rising urban population and surging middle class want to enjoy international brands, according to...

Cambodia Angkor Air’s New Flights To Japan Take Off

National carrier Cambodia Angkor Air will launch its first charter flight from Japan to Siem Reap today and is considering a regular service on...

Two Kingdoms, One Destination Tourism Campaign Promoted

Cambodia and Thailand are pushing for the implementation of an agreement on tourism cooperation. The call was announced during a meeting between Cambodian Tourism...

Pact To Increase Flights Between Cambodia And Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Civil Aviation Authority has signed an agreement to increase flights from Hong Kong to Cambodia. The Secretariat of Civil Aviation signed...

Khmer New Year Holiday Sees Record Tourist Numbers

Cambodia’s top tourist destinations recorded a record number of visitors this Khmer New Year, with 2.5 million locals and foreigners traveling to celebrate the...

Lets Talk Over Lunch: Top Restaurants For Business Meetings

Meeting an important business associate over lunch? Then one of the things you want to get right is the setting. With a booming restaurant...

Hotels Defend Room Rate Hikes During Khmer New Year

With the Khmer New Year holiday approaching this weekend,  thousands of people flocking to resorts face seasonal price rises but some places are sticking...

Ministry Prepares Master Plan For Tourism Development

The Ministry of Tourism has prepared a master plan for the development of the industry in provinces and cities to attract investment in the...

Tourist Numbers Increase Despite Angkor Ticket Hike

Revenue from ticket sales to foreign tourists visiting the Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap reached $30.85 million, up  51 percent in the first...

Prime Minister Calls For Curb On Khmer New Year Price Hikes

Prime Minister Hun Sen called yesterday for transport companies, tourism service providers and food sellers not to increase prices for Khmer New Year to...

Cambodia’s Bilateral Trade With The US Last Year Around $3 Billion

The trade volume between Cambodia and the United States reached around $3 billion in 2016, while nearly 240,000 American tourists visited the Kingdom, according...

Sea Visits To Cambodia On The Rise But Infrastructure Needed

Cambodia’s tourism revenue has been aided by a growing number of foreign visitors arriving by sea, although stakeholders in the sector have noted that...

Thousands Attend 2017 River Festival In Stung Treng Province

The government’s three-day River Festival in Stung Treng province that ended on Sunday attracted a total of around 140,000 local and international tourists, the...

Construction Gets Underway On Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh Hotel

Hyatt Regency added Cambodia to its growing footprint in Southeast Asia with a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday to lay the foundations of the international five-star...

River Festival In Stung Treng To Help Boost Eco-Tourism

The government's third annual River Festival, which is being held in Stung Treng province next weekend, will form part of a strategy to attract...

Minister Issues Warning On Festive Price Hikes

The Minister of Tourism has threatened to fine and withdraw the licenses of business owners who do not display the price of goods and...

South Coast Holds Key To Real Estate, Hotel Development

Real estate and hotel developers have identified the southern coast of Cambodia as having the most potential through tourism to encourage more business investment. Developers and...

Prime Minister Pushes For Fresh Supply Of Produce For Tourists

Prime Minister Hun Sen called for a Green Belt to be established at the country’s main tourist areas to supply holiday-makers with locally produced...

Emirates Flights To Link Phnom Penh With Yangon And Dubai

Cambodia will soon have daily flights from Dubai and Yangon as Emirates creates a new air link between the capital cities of two developing...

Industry Insight: Dealing With Cambodia’s Skills Gap

Most businesses in the Cambodian IT sector struggle to hire the employees they are looking for and generally find it difficult to recruit competent...

Pocket Guides Go Digital With Launch Of New Search Website

A new way to navigate Cambodia’s seemingly endless list of bars, restaurants, hotels, shops and other services was launched on Tuesday evening by Master...

Chinese Company Brought On Board For New Siem Reap Airport

Plans for the construction of a brand new $880 million airport to serve the major tourist hub of Siem Reap are close to being...

Chinese New Year Sees More Cambodians Heading Abroad

Cambodia’s robust economic growth has afforded a marked increase in the number of locals travelling abroad during the three-day Chinese New Year festival this...

AirAsia Looking To Land Office In Cambodia Soon

Malaysia-based low-cost airline AirAsia will soon open an office in Cambodia, according to company CEO Anthony Fernandes, who met with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun...

New Vietnam Gambling Program Set To Hurt Cambodian Casinos

The already struggling casinos in the Cambodian border town of Bavet have been struck by another unfortunate outcome after Vietnam announced its decision to...

Costs Rise With The Floodwater In Southern Thailand

The cost of widespread flooding in southern Thailand could rise to as high as 120 billion baht ($3.4 billion), or 0.7 percent of the...

Assessing Recommendations From The Coastal Development Conference

Becoming a member of the Club of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World comes with obvious rewards. For the Bay of Cambodia, which...

Ministry To Protect Sihanoukville Beach Areas From Development

The Ministry of Tourism offered a ray of sunshine to beachgoers by revealing measures to make some areas of beaches in the southern coastal...

Tourism Sector Accepts Fee Hikes, Hopes For More Lead Time

The Cambodian government have been pushing hard over the past year to increase revenue from tourism, which has translated into an increase in fees...

Travelling On The Job: Q&A With Remote Year’s Meredith Dreman

If you think that you need to quit your job to see world, think again. Today we go to Emerald Hub ­– one of...

India And Cambodia Pushing Airlines For Direct Links

An upward trend in Indian visitors to Cambodia could soon give rise to a direct flight between the two Asian nations, although commercial airlines...

Tourism Ministry Aiming For More Visitors, Especially From China

Cambodia remains on course to attract seven million foreign tourists per year by 2020, two million of which coming from mainland China, according to...

Investment Insight: A Perspective On What Growth In Tourism Means To...

Not long ago, in the mid 1990s, the streets of downtown Phnom Penh had very minimal traffic – some bicycles, motorbikes, cyclos, and very...

Cambodia’s First International Travel Expo To Be Held In 2017

A first-of-its-kind tourism expo will be hosted late next year to help promote the whole of Cambodia as a global travel destination, co-organisers from...

Cambodia’s First Marriott Hotel To Open Next Year In Siem Reap

Cambodia is finally to have its first Marriott International branded hotel, with local developer Grand Lion Group announcing last week that the 233-room Courtyard...

Vocational Schools To Train Cambodians For Tourism Sector

Thanks to a $11.7 million loan from the French government, two vocational training facilities will be built to help supply workers in the burgeoning...

Jurassic Theme Park To Be Built In Prey Veng Province

Plans for a $51 million entertainment complex in Prey Veng province near the Vietnamese border that would include a “Jurassic Theme Park” as well...

Cambodia’s Untapped Ecotourism Potential

Demand for sustainable, community-based tourism experiences in the Kingdom is on the rise – from wildlife conservation initiatives in Ratanakiri to indigenous family homestays...

Thousands To Flood Sihanoukville For 2016 Sea Festival

Cambodia’s southern coastal resort town of Sihanoukville is preparing to host the fifth annual Sea Festival from December 23-25, with authorities expecting around 200,000...

Cambodia, Azerbaijan To Sign Agreement To Boost Tourism

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) is to be signed between Cambodia and Azerbaijan to help foster cooperation in tourism and boost the flow of...

Sihanoukville’s Property Sector Set For Bright Future

Cambodia’s coastal resort town of Sihanoukville is attracting a wealth of investors and developers looking to cash in on improved infrastructure and an increase...

Phnom Penh’s Entrepreneurs Looking Forward To Good-For-Business Water Festival

With full-scale celebrations for the Water Festival gracing the capital for only the second time in six years, local businesses are gearing up for...

Hungary Offers Boost For Battambang Tourism

The development of Battambang province into a cultural heritage site will receive technical assistance from the Hungarian government, according to the Ministry of Tourism. “Government...

Hospitality And Tourism Industry Growth Reflected At Expo

Over 9,000 hospitality industry people descended on Diamond Island over the weekend to attend the fifth edition of the CAMFOOD CAMHOTEL, the Kingdom’s largest...

Tourist Numbers In Cambodia Up From Last Year

The first nine months of 2016 have seen around a 5% increase in tourists visiting Cambodia compared to the same period the previous year,...

Donaco strikes gold with Poipet casino

Australian-listed casino operator Donaco International Ltd, in its first full-year financial filing since acquiring the Star Vegas Resort and Club in Banteay Meanchey province’s...

Carl’s Jr. Launches First Drive-Through Restaurant in Cambodia

Cambodia now has its first drive-through quick service restaurant, with American burger chain Carl’s Jr. opening its inaugural outlet in Phnom Penh on Monday. The...

F&B Sector Experts Predict Further Growth And Harsher Competition

Cambodia’s food and beverage sector still has plenty of room to grow, though in the face of tougher competition operators need to upgrade their...

Hyatt To Build Luxury Hotel In Phnom Penh

Hyatt Hotels recently signed an agreement with local conglomerate Chip Mong Group to build a 250-room luxury hotel in Phnom Penh in 2020. The envisioned...

Eco-tourism Legislation In The Pipeline.

The Ministry of Tourism is preparing a draft law to govern eco-tourism, aiming to keep Cambodia’s tourism industry competitive while protecting the country’s natural...

Beyond Angkor Wat: Keeping Tourists In The Kingdom Longer

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat has been recognized as one of the wonders of the world since it was first brought to travelers’ attention in the...

Kingdom Endeavours To Attract Japanese Tourism

The Ministry of Tourism held a seminar yesterday to discuss strategies for attracting more Japanese tourist to the country. Tourism Minister Thong Khon said...

Siem Reap’s Visitor Count Up On The Back Of Domestic Tourism...

Tourist visits to the province of Siem Reap increased slightly during the first half of the year, due primarily to a surge in the...

Kingdom Eyes Elderly Tourists

The Cambodian government is working on a tourism policy to manage a projected increase in the number of elderly foreign tourists visiting the Kingdom,...

One-On-One With Thalias’ Arnaud Darc On The Tourism Market

The B2B team of writers turns to Arnaud Darc, one of the most well known and respected Frenchmen in Phnom Penh, to learn more...

New Management Takes Over Koh Krabey Resort

As reported by the Phnom Penh Post, a resort being built on Koh Krabey has recently changed management, with the Six Senses chain taking over...

Q&A With Carrol Sahaidak-Beaver Of The Cambodia Hotel Association

The B2B team has a chance to catch up with Carrol Sahaidak-Beaver, the Executive Director of the Cambodia Hotel Association, who discusses the development...

Cambodia Crowned Best Tourist Destination For 2016

The European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) bestowed upon Cambodia the prestigious award of "World's Best Tourism Destination for 2016", on account of...

Implementing ASEAN Standards

As ASEAN moves closer to single market integration, its member states are looking for ways to create a unified tourism market rather than ten...

Cambodian VIP Gaming Revenue To Lead World Market

A new report by Morgan Stanley says Cambodia is expected to lead the world in terms of VIP gaming revenue growth as a percentage...

Diversifying Cambodia’s Touristic Offer

Cambodia successfully branded itself overseas with its first-ever “Kingdom of Wonder” campaign in 2008, and has since steadily improved in the rankings to become...

F&B Expo To Showcase More Foreign Goods

CAMFOOD, Cambodia's biggest international food & drinks exhibition, will be back in its 5th iteration at Diamond Island Exhibition Centre, on October 20-22. According...

Gong Cha Shuts Down Operations in the Kingdom

Taiwanese franchise Gong Cha, which specialises in bubble tea, closed the doors of its five Phnom Penh branches yesterday, just three years after opening its...

Starbucks Opens Second Cafe At Aeon Mall

American coffee giant Starbucks opened yesterday its second outlet in the country at Aeon Mall. The opening of the second Starbucks cafe comes less than...

Khmer New Year Pulls Local Tourists To Siem Reap

Khmer New Year continues to be a major draw for tourists, particularly local ones, who use the occasion to celebrate Khmer heritage  in the...

NagaWorld Revenue Up As Macau Slumps

Cambodia continues to capitalise on China’s anti-corruption drive as VIP players flock to Phnom Penh’s NagaWorld casino, the Phnom Penh Post reported on April...

Cambodia’s New Tourism Marketing Strategy

Last year, Angkor Wat was named Trip Advisor’s “best landmark in the world” in their annual Traveller’s Choice awards, beating other world-renowned sites such...

Indian Firm Supreme Announces Cambodia Investment

Indian hospitality and real estate company Supreme Holdings & Hospitality announced recently plans to invest $1 billion in Cambodia over the next five years....

The Future of Tourism

The B2B team talks hospitality and tourism with Carrol Sahaidak-Beaver, the executive director of The Cambodia Hotel Association. B2B: Are we losing the competitive edge...

Creating Sustainable Luxury

The B2B team talks to Ian Jones, executive director of Agile Development Group (ADG) and advisor for the House Boutique Hotel, about corporate social...

Talking Hospitality

Rob Ainge, the man behind upmarket BKK restaurant Deco, talks to us about the hospitality industry in Phnom Penh. Ainge’s brainchild Deco, an elegant...

Cambodia And The Budding CSR Movement

In Cambodia — particularly, in Phnom Penh — a concept has been gaining momentum throughout the last decade, that not long ago might have...

Sihanoukville In The Spotlight

Although overshadowed by Phnom Penh, interest in doing business in Sihanoukville was further piqued after the Cambodian government defined the city as a ‘multi-purpose...

Building A Sustainable Phnom Penh

Re-Edge Architecture + Design has been leading the sustainable building design in Cambodia. Their portfolio, which features a consistent emphasis on green spaces, clean...

Short Term Impact Creates Dependency, Veuve

We meet the social impact worker Aimee Veuve, who believes that sustainability, opportunity and fair pay lies at the heart of the Cambodian workforce’s...

“A Grain of Salt” For Tourism Market Statistics

Cambodia attracted 4.5 million foreign visitors over the course of 2014, an increase of 5.9 percent since last year. The five year projection, according...

User Review Revolution In Tourism

B2B spoke with Mr Charles-Henri Chevet, General Manager of Sofitel Hotels Cambodia, and Mr John Neutze, Director of Sales and Marketing at Raffles Hotels...

Hospitality Innovation Brewing In Phnom Penh

B2B spoke to Mr. Andrew Tay, Director of the Himawari Hotel Apartments and Microbrewery, about Cambodia’s first and finest brew house. Having seen the concept...

Siem Reap Tourism Hots Up

As competition continues to hot up in Siem Reap it is more important than ever that new businesses think outside the box, entrepreneurs advise. Visitors...

Tourism Boost

As tourism continues to grow in Cambodia, measures have been put in place to help nurture, develop and sustain the increasingly important economy driver. “Tourism...

Success In Siem Reap

As Siem Reap continues to expand at a staggering rate to welcome the growing number of tourists, competition for new businesses can be tough. The...

Tourism Boom Continues

Cambodia is on its way to hitting its projected tourist target of seven million foreigners landing in the country by 2020. Last year, the number...

Setting Up In Sihanoukville

Setting up shop outside the more developed capital Phnom Penh comes with its own unique set of challenges, as Robert Heiduczek discovered. “To set up...

Tourism In Kep

Competition in the tourism industry in the sleepy coastal town of Kep is hotting up, according to seasoned expat and Kep Lodge owner, Dan...
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