Cambodia receives more than 50,000 tourists on the third weekend of May 2021
On the occasion of the third weekend of May from 22 – 23 May 2021, Cambodia nationwide received a total of 52, 891 tourists, increased by 6.11%, compared to the previous weeks, of which there were 52, 247 national tourists, increased by 5.84% and 644 domestic foreign visitors, increased by 13.78%, according to expression by His Excellency Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism said on 24May.
Four weeks after the government allowed the reopening of the resort, therewere a total of 131,490 tourists, said minister. The main tourist destinations with the most tourism activities in the previous weekends include:
- Kampot province: 10, 942 tourists
- Kep province: 7, 257 tourists
- Battambang province: 6, 930 tourists
- Siem Reap province: 6, 930 tourists
- Kampong Speu province: 3, 890 tourists
- Preah Sihanouk province: 3, 216 tourists
- Pursat province: 2, 753 tourists
H.E. Minister Thong Khon noted that the movement of tourists has not much changed, compared to prevoius weeks – most of the visitors are still in the provinces and the number of tourists from Phnom Penh are still not large. All resorts and tourist destinations have still made efforts in implementing strictly the principle (3 Don’t, 3 Protection), minister continued. Along with that, the certain resorts have also put in place some service discount policies in order to motivate the vaccinated tourists, such as Vkirirom Resort in Kampong Speu (25% discount for living room) Banteay Chey Archery Resort 802 in Siem Reap (20% discount for archery and 10% discount for meals).