In accordance to the neighborhood media, previous yr, Cambodia welcomed 6.61 million global website visitors, 6.6% extra than in 2018, making four.ninety two billion bucks.
The Chinese market was the premier supply of travellers for Cambodia’s tourism, with two.36 million website visitors, for yr-on-yr growth of 16.seven%, followed by Vietnam and Thailand.
Tourism is just one of the most significant industries for the national economic climate, accounting for 12.one% of the GDP in 2019, says the supply.
The Ministry of Tourism already forecasted a drop in arrivals and claimed that the state is possible to acquire 6.forty five million international travellers in 2020, representing a two.four% yearly tumble owing to the Wuhan virus outbreak.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Primary Minister of Cambodia, a short while ago introduced that the govt is enforcing a tax exemption policy to all motels and guest homes in the northern province of Siem Reap for a interval of four months, beginning from February.