PHNOM PENH, 18 July 2013: Cambodia’s tourist arrivals registered a 25.3% growth in May according to the country’s statistics and tourist information department.
SIEM REAP: Siem Reap’s provincial tourism department reports visitors to the World Heritage site, Angkor Wat, January to June, reached 1.12 million, a 6% increase over the same period last year.
PHNOM PENH - Khiri Travel has launched seven magnificent urban and rural walking and cycling trips in Southeast Asia. The company, which emphasizes immersive and participatory responsible travel, aims
BANGKOK- It has been the complaint of everyone, travel industry or travellers. Fares on the route Bangkok-Siem Reap from “boutique” carrier Bangkok Airways – as it liked itself to be called- were
PHNOM PENH/JAKARTA - Raffles Hotels & Resorts has announced two key General Manager appointments in Asia. Richard Schestak moves from Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh, to oversee the opening of
Cambodia's Angkor Wat temples, one of the world heritage sites, greeted 1.12 million international visitors in the first half of this year, up 6 percent compared with the same period last year, the
The juicy and flavourful taste of the spiced rubbed grilled pork medallion at the Village Phnom Penh made me reminisce about the advertising slogan in the US: “Pork, the other white meat”. Intended to
Some 1.8 million tourists arrived in Cambodia in the first five months of this year, a 20 per cent increase compared with the corresponding period in 2012, thanks largely to an regional influx of
Two days before we left for Koh Kong, my grumbling travel companion announced that – shock, despair – we would be going off the grid. No internet for 48 hours, maybe more. Phone reception, too, was
Cambodia greeted 333,890 Chinese visitors in 2012, up 35 percent year-on-year, and during the first four months of this year, some 174,150 Chinese visited Cambodia, up 55 percent compared with the
PHNOM PENH, July 10 -- Cambodia has attracted 1.79 million foreign visitors in the first five months of this year, up 19 percent compared with the 1.5 million tourists in the same period last year,
Siem Reap province has a new tourist attraction – a factory manufacturing Eau Kulen natural bottled water at Phnom Kulen.
Last week Siem Reap played host to one of its more glamorous visitors – Miss Cambodia, aka Phanith Rama Sovann, who was in town as part of an annual humanitarian effort organised through the
Most expats living in Siem Reap have at least a few friends of their own nationality to chat with when a desire for the familiar sets in – but this is not the case for Colombian expat couple Dur
They’ve appeared in hit TV show Glee, sung for George Bush and now they’re coming to town – the all-male, acapella singing group the Whiffenpoofs of Yale University perform at the Victoria Angkor
If you walk into the lobby of the Soria Moria hotel near the famous Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia, it probably won't strike you as a bold experiment in development and democracy. The Soria Moria, in
As tensions subside between Thailand and Cambodia over the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple, site officials are welcoming a steady increase of international tourists. At 5,240, foreign visits are up
What kind of skill set does it take to discover a 1,200-year old city hidden in the Cambodian jungle? It doesn’t hurt if you are a professional map-maker, land mine expert, and dirt bike addict as I
It was on a long bus ride toward Sarajevo, past shells of houses full of grass and dirt, that I first became aware of the idea of atrocity tourism. The capital of Bosnia Herzegovina is a lovely place.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia has joined hands with Australia in an effort to use the Internet to help preserve its fabled Angkor Wat temple complex, the Australian Embassy announced
As part of a master plan to limit damage to the complex, a recently opened website, Angkor Sunset Finder, will give tourists recommendations for where in the 400-square-kilometer (160-square-mile)
Cambodia will mark the 5th anniversary of Preah Vihear Temple’s listing as a World Heritage Site at Phnom Penh’s Olympic Stadium in the evening of July 7.
CAMBODIA - The Cambodia Luxury Experiential Tour provides the chance to explore the capital, Phnom Penh; the legendary temples of Angkor and Tonle Sap Lake at a leisurely pace; combined with time to
SIEM REAP- A few days ago, Cambodia’s Apsara Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation on a project looking at creating sustainable
Ever since French explorer Henri Mouhot went up Phnom Bakheng in 1859 and noted the “beautiful view” of Angkor that the temple mountain afforded, guidebooks have urged visitors not to miss the moment