Angkor Enterprise, the state-owned institution in charge of Angkor income management, has decided to extend the deadline of policy to encourage sales of Angkor Archeological Site’s entrance ticket for one more year, until Dec. 31, 2022.

The move is aimed to facilitate and promote tourism services and to ensure the attractiveness of tourists to Angkor Archeological Site as well as to the Kingdom of Cambodia during the COVID-19 pandemic, underlined the Angkor Enterprise in a news release dated Dec. 27.

Under the policy, which has come into effect since Mar. 11, 2021, foreign tourists buying a one-day entrance ticket can visit the Angkor Archeological Park for two days, while the three-day pass will be increased to five days of visit and the seven-day pass to ten days of visit.

Moreover, the one-month entrance ticket will valid for two months; three-month pass, valid for six months; and six-month entrance ticket, valid for twelve months.

A single-day entrance pass costs US$37, a three-day pass US$62, and a seven-day pass US$72.

A report of Angkor Enterprise shows that in the first 11 months of 2021, Angkor Archeological Park in Siem Reap province received 9,488 foreign tourists, earning US$385,696, a year-on-year decline of 97.63 and 97.93 percent, respectively.

In November alone, 2,202 international visitors were registered at Angkor Archeological Park, up over 78 percent compared to the same period in 2020, generating US$85,919, up 64 percent.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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