Cambodian resorts on the increase

Cambodian resorts on the increase International tourist arrivals into Cambodia have soared in the past year, with arrivals into Siem Reap up 30 per cent in the first eight months of 2012 over the same period the previous year. The tourist industry was hit hard by the global economic crisis in 2008 and 2009, but has recovered well in the…

Cambodia’s new Tourism frontier

A year ago, getting to Sihanoukville required perseverance and a certain degree of bravery. There had been no flights to Cambodia’s premier beach resort for years — at least no scheduled services — and cruise ships docking here were few and far between. Buses from Cambodia’s star attraction, Angkor Wat, take 10 hours and the first section of the road…

Cambodia’s tourism grows

Written by Rapeepat Mantanarat Tourists from Thailand to Cambodia skyrocketed almost triple during April; raising Thailand to fourth place on the top source country list. Cambodia’s Statistics and Tourism Information Department at the Tourism Ministry reported tourist arrivals from Thailand skyrocketed 165.2% during April from 7,987 to 21,178. April had various holidays such as the Songkran holiday, a long holiday to…

International Tourist Arrivals to Cambodia in August 2011

Sihanoukville property news. The number of international tourists who arrived Cambodia 250,429 persons in August 2011, which is a 21.2% ofincrease compared with the same month of 2010. The visits of international tourists have tended to recover since the end of 2008 when the international financial crisis hit the Cambodian economy. Table: International Tourist Arrivals Month 2010 (Persons( 2011 (Persons)…

Flights boost tourism to Cambodia’s seaside

Increased flight connections to Sihanoukville helped boost tourism figures in the seaside province during the first five months of the year, tourism officials said yesterday. The province saw a 50 per cent year-on-year climb in foreign tourists compared with last year, ministry data showed. About 22 per cent more domestic tourists visited Sihanoukville during the period. Regular flights between Sihanoukville…

Song Saa wins the top award

Luxury property developer Brocon Company last week bagged top honours at the inaugural South East Asia Property Awards with its latest project Song Saa Private Island named Best Villa Development in Southeast Asia. In addition to the regional accolade, the Australian-run group secured two local awards for Best Developer and Best Development in Cambodia, beating competition from contenders such as…

CBRE regional boss calls on promotion of Cambodian beaches to Angkor Wat visitors

Cambodia today like Thailand in the 1980s David Simister, Chairman of CBRE for Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. The regional manager of the world’s largest property group says the islands off the cost of Sihanoukville in the Koh Rong Archipelago could become for Cambodia what Phuket is for Thailand. David Simister, Chairman of CBRE Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, said the Cambodian…

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