Local tourist increased almost 50 percent


In the calm of the Cambodian crisis, domestic tourist has begun to show signs of improvement, especially in the second weeks of May 2020. It increase almost 50 Percent compared to the same two weeks last month.

According to a report released by the Ministry of Tourism in the morning of May 22, 2020, over the past two weeks, the local tourist movement has continued to grow, while a special standard for five types of tourist businesses will be decided Later this month.

Minister of Tourism Dr Thong Khon said: “From 4-17 May, 2020 Tourist arrivals at tourist destinations across the country continued to increase significantly, with a total of 256,541 visitors, an increase of 46.76% compare to the end of April. ” “Of the total 250,000 tourists, 253,256 were local tourists, up 46.64% and 4,285 are foreign tourists, up 7.47%.

Most foreign tourists and local tourists are visiting eco-tourism sites in the northeast, southwest, and coastal areas, especially Sihanoukville, Kampot and Kep. ” In addition, the Ministry of Tourism has partnered with the private sector to develop measures (special standards) for tourism safety, including the code of conduct, guidelines and health safety guidelines, to practice safety measures and hygiene put out by the Ministry of Health.

In particular, requires certain requirements for staff, tourists and partners in resorts, community-based tourism, hotels and restaurants to be completed next week.


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