Cambodian – Indonesian Ministry of Tourism Pledge to Forge a Stronger Common Tourism Destination Promotion
(Phnom Penh): Within an Indonesian Tourism Promotional Ceremony, at the Sofitel Angkor Phukeethra hotel, Siem Reap province, on 20 July 2019, the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism and Indonesian Ministry of Tourism declared to forge further newly tourism packages between Cambodia and Indonesia, this according to H.E. Kouch Panhasa, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Tourism. This event, co – chaired by Indonesian Embassy to Cambodia and Indonesian Ministry of Tourism under the presence of H.E. Sudirman Haseng, Indonesian Ambassador to Cambodia. The main purposes of the convention are to increase the people to people relations of the two countries, especially in tourism sector, providing business opportunities, strengthening network between agencies and tour operators of the two nations. On that occasion, H.E. Kouch Panhasa informed the whole ceremony about a greater peace and political stability for investors and a stronger cooperation between people of the two nations. Despite Cambodia received only 55, 753 Indonesian tourists and Cambodian tourists to Indonesia are only of 8, 81, increased by 31% in 2018, he is optimistic that, following the launching of direct flight between Jakarta and the capital of Phnom Penh, it will enhance further tourist growths. The other combining factors, contributing to the tourist growth of the two countries, include the holding workshop on Cambodian Tourist Destination Promotion via Digital System and the putting officially in use of the Mobile Application “Kingdom of Wonder” – in particular the organizing the workshop on Indonesian Tourism Promotion in Cambodia today, the flows of tourists of the two countries will high increase. In that occasion, the Indonesian Ambassador also pledged to further promote the shared newly tour packages between the two nations.