Battambang Provincial Tourism Department: Recently, Battambang province got number 13 as tourist destination city out of the 93 cities within Southeast Asia, evaluated by Germany’s an international tourism promotional institution, named You Discover, in which Siem Reap city ranked number 1 as the most attractive tourist destination; Bangkok ranked number 2; Singapore ranked number 3, and the capital of Phnom Penh ranked number 4.
We are also prided for Battambang province with the pointing out from His Excellency provincial governor and skilled institutions which have converted Battambang province to be a warmest province for citizens and tourists. The provincial administration in close collaboration with relevant units and departments throughout province made efforts in developing and repairing infrastructures forward to any tourist destination, as well as prepared to create numerous tourism events to court national and international tourists to visit and entertain in province which contributed significantly to enhancing economy of the people in the entirely Battambang province. Moreover, the provincial administration has paid strong attention to the arrangement in preserving of sanitation, environment, solid waste management, raising awareness to people to participate, increasing of green areas, security factor, order, infrastructures, and tourism supporting fitness. Obviously, in previous time, Battambang municipality has gotten the main achievements such as: the First and Second Clean City Award, Three Romdul Flowers ranked number 1, the First ASEAN Clean City Label Winner Award (2018 – 2020), ASEAN City Sustainable Winner 2014, as a province having the most visited tourists in Cambodia during the Khmer New Festival 2019, as the 13 ranked tourist attractive destination city out of the 93 cities within Southeast Asia region (evaluated by by Germany’s an international tourism promotional institution, named You Discover), and many awards. On the top of this, tour operators throughout province have always participated in a number of major competitive movements and gotten successfully results such as: Green Hotel Standard, Samdech Techo Prime Minister Award on Green Tourism Business in Tourism Sector, Sample Tourism Resort, Sample Tourism Community, Outstanding Women in Tourism, Outstanding Experts in Tourism Industry, which all of these are as signs indicating that Battambang province has provided with a better standard and internationally recognized. These factors have resulted in national and international growth visiting to Battambang province from year to year. More importantly, municipality of Battambang is getting ready for being included into heritage city of UNESCO in the upcoming soon. In name of civil servants of the Battambang Tourism Department would like to congratulate and strongly support for provincial administration’s efforts, as well as relevant departments and units causing our province to get all great achievements. We wish to commit and continue implementing tasks, and to take part in any competitive movement to make Battambang province more attractive and prosperous.