Almost 80,000 tourists registered in first weekend of June
A total of 76,698 domestic visitors toured the country, especially ecotourism areas, during first weekend of this month, according to Thong Khon, Cambodian Minister of Tourism.
The figure shows a remarkable increase of 7.19 percent compared to the previous week, but a decline of 49.88 percent compared to the same period of 2020.
Of the domestic visitors, he pointed out, 75,786 were national tourists, and 912 were foreign visitors.
The most visited tourism destinations were Kratie province, followed by Battambang, Kampot, Preah Sihanouk, Siem Reap, and Kampong Speu provinces, the Minister added.
The Ministry of Tourism has so far advised the provincial and municipal tourism departments and tourism-related businesses as well as other relevant parties to strengthen the health preventive measures to ensure safety of the tourists and community.