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Travel Quarantine Period Reduced In Cambodia

Following a highly succesful national vaccination programme, Cambodia has reduced the quarantine period for travellers but issues still remain. Main picture Phnom Penh, Cambodia credit Paul Szewczyk on Unsplash Previously foreign travellers would need to quarantine for 14 days but now, fully vaccinated travellers will need to spend a reduced 7 days in quarantine. TheyContinue reading "Travel Quarantine Period Reduced In Cambodia"

Cambodia Ready To Reopen To Tourists

Tourism chiefs in Cambodia have issued a rallying call to see the return of foreign tourists as they wait for confirmation of reopening plans from the government. Main picture Phnom Penh credit Paul Szewczyk on Unsplash “Today, the travel industry is ready to welcome tourists and passengers… Today, we are desperate as the pandemic hasContinue reading "Cambodia Ready To Reopen To Tourists"

November Cambodia Tourism Reopening Plan

Cambodia has set out a draft four year plan to restart and rebuild tourism in the country which could start as early as November this year. Main picture Phnom Penh, Cambodia credit Mark on Unsplash The plan is made up of three phases; Resilience and Restart in 2021; Recovery in 2022 and 2023 and RelaunchContinue reading "November Cambodia Tourism Reopening Plan"

Cambodia To Send Experts To Examine Angkor Wat Copy

Concerns over a new temple being built in Thailand are continuing over allegations that it is a copy of Angkor Wat. Main picture Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia Last month we reported that there were increasing calls from within Cambodia for construction work on the Sihanakhon temple, being built in the Buri Ram province ofContinue reading "Cambodia To Send Experts To Examine Angkor Wat Copy"

Calls For Tourism Reopening Plans In Cambodia

Tourism leaders in Cambodia are growing increasingly concerned that unless plans for the reopening of Cambodia to foreign tourists are published soon, another high season will be written off. Main picture Koh Rong, Cambodia credit Ben Stern on Unsplash High season for most of Cambodia is December to March when much of the countries tourismContinue reading "Calls For Tourism Reopening Plans In Cambodia"

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"

Bali Among Indonesia Winners In World Travel Awards

The Asia category of the 2021 World Travel Awards have been announced and Indonesia resorts and hotels have picked up a number of awards. Main picture InterContinental Bali Resort The awards means that the winners are in line to win the overall World Awards which will be announced later in the year. The winners wereContinue reading "Bali Among Indonesia Winners In World Travel Awards"

Thailand Winners In World Travel Awards

The Asia category of the 2021 World Travel Awards have been announced and a number of Thailand hotels have picked up awards. The awards means that the winners are in line to win the overall World Awards which will be announced later in the year. The winners were voted for by travel industry professionals andContinue reading "Thailand Winners In World Travel Awards"

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