Ministry of Tourism registered a total of 79,015 tourists in the third weekend of September, an increase of 20 percent compared to the previous week, according to H.E. Minister Thong Khon.

Of the domestic visitors, 77,804 were national tourists, and 1,211 were foreign visitors, he pointed out, stressing that it is a more positive sign for domestic tourism.

The most visited tourist destinations were Phnom Penh capital, followed by Kampot, Kep, Preah Sihanouk, and Pursat provinces.

All Provincial and Municipal Departments of Tourism have been actively promoting and implementing the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) introduced by the Ministry of Tourism on Sept. 1, 2021 to ensure the operation of the business tourism in the new normal and especially during Pchum Ben holiday, added H.E. Thong Khon.

Coastal destinations and ecotourism and adventure tourism continued to play a key role in attracting tourists, underlined H.E. Minister.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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