His Excellency Minister of Tourism Puts out 4 Recommendations to Continue Implementing Tourist Safety Measures on The Occasion of 5 Days Holiday Replacing Khmer New Year Day
(Phnom Penh): H.E Dr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, in the evening of 22 July 2020 presided over in the Reviewing Meeting for Implementation of Tourist Safety Measure Tasks (First Step) for the stage of COVID-19 crisis in the period of a month, in conjunction with Officially Announcement to Put the Implementation of Telegram Guest Registration System in Practice, to be held at National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC), with participation from deputy governors of 24 provinces – cities and officials of tourism departments from all the provinces and many other private sectors. H.E Thong Khon commended the outcomes that all working groups accomplished during the last over one month, having been implemented tourist safety measures and disseminated the implementation to all tourism business bases, highly valuing for health and safety for the people as necessary in consistent with recommendations of head of leaderships which he has always reminded that do not take people’s lives to the point of laughter. Along with this, H.E Minister Thong Khon also gave additional recommendations in preparation for effective ongoing plan implementation such as:
- Instruct Department of Domestic Tourism and Public Awareness to cooperate with capital – provincial tourism departments, to promote dissemination of notification No. 015 សណន on internal tourism movement in line with tourist safety measures on the occasion of 5 days holiday replacing the Khmer New Year Day to all tourism business bases.
- Instruct 24 capitals – provincial tourism departments to need to carry out tourist safety measures for the stage of COVID-19 crisis to be stronger in order to assure safety and responsibility and to get ready for receiving the tourists’ travel with safety for the people on the occasion of holiday, replacing Khmer New Year, which will come soon.
- Instruct 25 capitals – provincial tourism departments to pay high attention for all tourism resorts in implementation of tourist safety measures and pay attention to matter of order as previous carried out, and to continue improving quality of better tourism service.
- Reinforce the implementation of Telegram Guest Registration System, as the contribution to the mechanism of tourist safety measures (Quarantine) bringing about infection in communities.
His Excellency Dr. Thong Khon also admonished private sector in tourism sector to continue taking part in disseminating and strictly implementing any measure of the Royal Government, Ministry of Health, and Ministry of Tourism in order to prevent and maintain safety, confident and provide warm to tourists who visit to Cambodia.