Cambodia bans cars from travelling in front of Angkor Wat

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Cambodia bans cars from travelling in front of Angkor Wat

The main road alongside Cambodia’s Angkor Wat Temple is now off-limits to cars, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced in a Facebook post on May 3.

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Angkor Wat ticket sales top $20M over 2016

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VietStock FI English 1 month(s) ago

Angkor Wat ticket sales generated $20 million in revenue during the first three months of 2016, a 2.5-per-cent increase over the same period last year, while the amount of visitors increased by 1.7 per cent, according to data released yesterday by the Apsara Authority.

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Temple city crowned top Asian destination

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VietStock FI English 2 month(s) ago

Temple city crowned top Asian destination

Travel-planning website TripAdvisor has ranked Siem Reap as the top destination in Asia and fifth best travel destination worldwide in its annual Traveller’s Choice Destination awards, which could translate into more tourist visits, experts said yesterday.

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Developer finds new partners for planned resort in Preah Sihanouk

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VietStock FI English 2 month(s) ago

A Chinese developer has announced new partnerships in its bid to develop a massive tourism project in a protected national park in Preah Sihanouk province – a project it claims could become Cambodia’s second-biggest tourism draw after Angkor Wat.

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Towers to improve Angkor Wat's cell coverage, discreetly

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VietStock FI English 2 month(s) ago

Visitors to Cambodia’s premiere tourist destination, Angkor Wat, can expect better mobile network coverage come June, after Apsara Authority signed an agreement with local telecom services firm Camtowerlink Communications to install six camouflaged mobile towers across the vast temple site.

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Sokha Hotel set to open second Siem Reap resort in September 2016

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VietStock FI English 4 month(s) ago

Sokha Hotels and Resorts, the hospitality arm of Sokimex Group, is expected to open their second resort in Siem Reap this September, the company said in a press release. Construction on the new development first began in May 2014.

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New flight to connect Bangkok to Siem Reap

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VietStock FI English 4 month(s) ago

Thai Smile Air, a regional subsidiary of Thai Airways, will launch direct service from Bangkok to Siem Reap next month in a bid for a slice of the growing tourist traffic between the Thai capital and Cambodia’s biggest tourist draw, Angkor Wat.

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Vietnam listed among best countries in Southeast Asia to visit

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam listed among best countries in Southeast Asia to visit

VietNamNet Bridge – Thrillist - a leading US food, drink and travel website has cited the best countries in Southeast Asia to visit, including Vietnam.

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Angkor visitor numbers flat in 2015

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VietStock FI English 5 month(s) ago

The number of foreign tourists visiting Cambodia’s most popular landmark, the Angkor Wat temples in Siem Reap, grew only slightly to 2.1 million last year, bringing in $60 million in ticket sales, according to the Apsara Authority.

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Government takes over reins of Angkor ticket sales

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VietStock FI English 5 month(s) ago

The Cambodian government officially took charge of the ticket sales at the Angkor Archeological Park on January 1, after Prime Minster Hun Sen announced in November an end to the Sok Kong-owned Sokimex’s control of the service.

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New visa-free travel for ASEAN citizens starts on New Year day

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

New visa-free travel for ASEAN citizens starts on New Year day

ASEAN countries will waive entry visa requirements for travelers among the members after the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community starting from January 1, 2016 in order to boost the regional tourism industry, said Colonel Nguyen Van Anh of the Immigration Management Office in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Royal Group set to build hotel on Koh Rong

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VietStock FI English 5 month(s) ago

The Royal Group, in partnership with a Thailand-based Swiss investor, will build a 148-room five-star hotel on Preah Sihanouk’s Koh Rong island, with the group having completed a ground-breaking ceremony on Saturday.

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Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia youths seek investment links

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia youths seek investment links

The Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Youth Exchange Meeting, entitled “From entrepreneurship to investment opportunities”, took place in Siem Riep, Cambodia from November 13-15.

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Siem Reap feels pinch of tourism downturn

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VietStock FI English 7 month(s) ago

Foreign tourist arrivals in Siem Reap fell 11.2 per cent during the first nine months of the year compared to the same period one year earlier, as the Kingdom’s top tourist gateway sees its most significant slowdown in visitor arrivals in decades, new government data shows.

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Angkor Air spreads wings to Hanoi, Vientiane

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VietStock FI English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

National carrier Cambodia Angkor Air inaugurated a new daily flight from Phnom Penh to Vientiane and Hanoi yesterday as part of an expansion plan aimed at broadening its international services and revenue base.

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