Cambodia's tourism makes US$1.41bil revenue in 2022

By TIN Media | Asean News Published 2 weeks ago on 13 March 2023
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In 2022, the tourism industry in Cambodia generated total revenues of US$1.41 billion, a 669 per cent increase over the previous year, according to a report from the Ministry of Tourism released on Friday (March 10).

2.28 million foreign visitors visited the South-East Asian nation last year, up 1.058 percent from the previous year, according to the study.

The research stated that the tourism sector's contribution to Cambodia's GDP last year was 3.6%.

According to the report, visitors to Cambodia typically stayed there for two nights and three days.

In 2023, the kingdom is anticipated to draw 4 million foreign tourists, according to Tourism Minister Thong Khon.

According to him, between 800,000 and 1 million Chinese tourists are expected this year.

One of the four pillars holding up Cambodia's economy is tourism. The Angkor Archeological Park in northwest Siem Reap Province, Preah Vihear Temple in northwest Preah Vihear Province, and Sambor Prei Kuk Archeological Site in central Kampong Thom Province are the three world heritage sites in the nation.

Also, it features a pristine coastline that stretches for 450 km through the southwesterly provinces of Sihanoukville, Kampot, Kep, and Koh Kong.


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