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Cambodia Plots Future Tourism

Senior members of the Cambodia tourism industry and the Ministry of Tourism are meeting to discuss the future of tourism in the country post Covid-19. Initial plans are likely to focus on Siem Reap and Angkor Wat in the last quarter of this year before a wider reopening in 2022. Alternate plans could see aContinue reading "Cambodia Plots Future Tourism"

Cambodia Hoping For Return Of International Tourism In 2021

The Cambodia Minister of Tourism has said that plans are being prepared to allow the return of significant numbers of international tourists by the end of 2021. Main picture Kep, Cambodia credit Paul Szewczyk on Unsplash We first reported on hopes for the relaxing of restrictions in April but now further information has come outContinue reading "Cambodia Hoping For Return Of International Tourism In 2021"

Cambodia Considers Opening For Tourism In 2021

Koh Rong, Cambodia credit Ben Stern Cambodia is understood to be investigating the feasibility of opening its borders to vaccinated foreign tourists from low-risk countries by the end of the year. This will be the first phase of the Cambodian tourism reopening plan, part of a 2021-2025 tourism recovery roadmap. The Cambodian Tourism Ministry isContinue reading "Cambodia Considers Opening For Tourism In 2021"

New Eco-Tourism Project Planned For Cambodia

Photo credit Tobias Tullius on Unsplash Ambitious plans to develop tourism throughout Cambodia are continuing with a master plan to develop Kep province into a high-end eco-tourism destination. This follows hot on the heels of the go ahead of a US$16 billion development for Ream City in the Sihanoukville region, plans for a $350 millionContinue reading "New Eco-Tourism Project Planned For Cambodia"

$16 Billion Development in Cambodia Given Go Ahead

Singapore urban, infrastructure and managed services consultancy, Surbana Jurong Group have received approval for an 834-hectare project in Cambodia that will include tourism projects alongside commercial and residential developments for up to 130,000 people. The project, Ream City, is projected to cost US$16 billion (approx £11.6 billion) and will be located just 10 minutes driveContinue reading "$16 Billion Development in Cambodia Given Go Ahead"

Cambodia Eco-Tourism Project Planned At Wildlife Sanctuary

Siamese crocodile. Credit Heather Paul on flickr According to the Phnom Penh Post the Cambodian Ministry of Environment is planning to turn some parts of Cambodia’s wildlife sanctuaries located in the Lower Mekong Dry Forest Eco-region, part of the Eastern Plains, into eco-tourism destinations. They hope that the foreign currency and tourists attracted to theContinue reading "Cambodia Eco-Tourism Project Planned At Wildlife Sanctuary"

Koh Rong, Cambodia Beach Paradise Pictures

We continue our Christmas break series of photo galleries from some of our favourite places throughout Southeast Asia. Most people immediately think of Angkor Wat or possibly Phnom Penh when you talk about Cambodia. Many people aren’t aware that Cambodia is home to a true beach paradise in Koh Rong. Here is the proof. PhotoContinue reading "Koh Rong, Cambodia Beach Paradise Pictures"

Cambodia Covid-19 Warning

The Phnom Penh Post has reported that Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that the “Kingdom is at high risk of a Covid-19 outbreak.” The situation is reported to be “alarming.” Hun Sen is also reported as saying “I won’t declare a state of emergency, either partly or for the whole country. And IContinue reading "Cambodia Covid-19 Warning"

Cambodia and the Battle Against Covid-19

Continuing our series of posts regarding the response to the Covid-19 pandemic from South-East Asia countries and the impact on tourists. Here we look at the response in Cambodia. Our first two posts were relating to Vietnam and Thailand. This article was updated on 3rd August. Don’t forget to check out our Covid-19 Travel InsuranceContinue reading "Cambodia and the Battle Against Covid-19"

Southeast Asia Twitter Week In Review 25th July

This week we have some incredible pictures and videos from throughout Southeast Asia, celebrating the landscapes, wildlife, monuments, beaches and much more of this wonderful region. Last weeks roundup is available here. Main picture Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand Cambodia I have resisted the urge to include any Angkor Wat pictures and video this week, ifContinue reading "Southeast Asia Twitter Week In Review 25th July"

Southeast Asia Twitter Week In Review 18th July

This week we have some incredible pictures and videos from throughout Southeast Asia, celebrating the landscapes, wildlife, monuments, beaches and much more of this wonderful region. Last weeks roundup is available here. Main picture Kuang Si Waterfall, Laos Cambodia More magnificent Angkor Wat pictures from Pineapple Cambodia Tours Often overlooked in Cambodia as people headContinue reading "Southeast Asia Twitter Week In Review 18th July"

Renewed Calls For Standard Tourism Standards In Southeast Asia

Prior to the pandemic travel between ASEAN countries accounted for around 44% of arrivals in the region. Now a raft of varying measures and restrictions may mean that travel in the region will be slow to recover. Picture Myanmar village scene credit Julien-De-Salaberry on Unsplash ASEAN countries are Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines,Continue reading "Renewed Calls For Standard Tourism Standards In Southeast Asia"

Southeast Asia Twitter Week In Review 11th July

This week we have some incredible pictures and videos from throughout Southeast Asia, celebrating the landscapes, wildlife, monuments, beaches and much more of this wonderful region. Last weeks roundup is available here. Main picture Luang Prabang, Laos, credit Thomas Wanhoff on flickr Cambodia Temples and Cambodia go hand in hand. Indonesia Some incredible videos fromContinue reading "Southeast Asia Twitter Week In Review 11th July"

Thai Temple Accused Of Being Angkor Wat Copy

The Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has requested that the Cambodian Consulate in Thailand investigates the construction of a new temple in Thailand, which has been claimed is a copy of the iconic Angkor Wat. Main picture Sihanakhon temple credit Surachai Piraksa / Bangkok Post The Sihanakhon temple is currently being constructed inContinue reading "Thai Temple Accused Of Being Angkor Wat Copy"

Time For World Tourism To Restart

The global vaccination rollout and increased adoption of digital solutions for safe travel should lead to a rise in international mobility over the weeks and months ahead, the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) indicates. Main picture credit Jerome Delaunay on flickr According to the latest report from the United Nations specialised agencyContinue reading "Time For World Tourism To Restart"

Southeast Asia Twitter Week In Review 4th July

This week we have some wonderful Southeast Asia pictures and videos of conservation and wildlife, beautiful islands and beaches, stunning architecture and, finally, the reopening of Phuket to vaccinated foreign tourists. Last weeks roundup is available here. Main picture locals just outside of Siem Reap in Cambodia. Cambodia There are very few Mekong dolphins butContinue reading "Southeast Asia Twitter Week In Review 4th July"

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