Cambodia named 2nd best value-for-money destination

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Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has given yet another boost to Cambodian tour companies as it listed Cambodia as “second best-value travel destinations for 2013.” Lonely Planet chose the best nine from all over the world, and Cambodia came in at number 2.

Cambodia continues to be one of the cheapest destinations in the Southeast Asian region ad recently has experienced a surge in tourism. n 2012, tourism arrivals increased by 24.8 per cent year on year, with business travelers increasing 47 per cent. The absolute number was 3.6 million visitors, an d tourism revenue was around $ 2 billion.

In the first half of 2013, Cambodia received 2.09 million international visitors, again up 19 per cent compared to the 1.75 million tourists over the same period in 2013, the Ministry of Tourism announced.

Joining Cambodia on the Lonely Planet list were Gothenburg, Sweden in first place, Bolivia, Spain, Slovenia, Nepal, Portland Oregon, Georgia and Namibia, representing the best of value-for-money destinations.

Lonely Planet singled out the rise in the number of mid-range hotels in the capital and in Siem Reap. It also listed the budget accommodation available and the less visited regions which are even cheaper. The south coast with its tropical islands and resorts also got a mention.

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Beach in Sihanoukville

Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has given yet another boost to Cambodian tour companies as it listed Cambodia as “second best-value travel destinations for 2013.” Lonely Planet chose the best nine from all over the world, and Cambodia came in at number 2.

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sihanoukville_beach
Beach in Sihanoukville

Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has given yet another boost to Cambodian tour companies as it listed Cambodia as “second best-value travel destinations for 2013.” Lonely Planet chose the best nine from all over the world, and Cambodia came in at number 2.

Cambodia continues to be one of the cheapest destinations in the Southeast Asian region ad recently has experienced a surge in tourism. n 2012, tourism arrivals increased by 24.8 per cent year on year, with business travelers increasing 47 per cent. The absolute number was 3.6 million visitors, an d tourism revenue was around $ 2 billion.

In the first half of 2013, Cambodia received 2.09 million international visitors, again up 19 per cent compared to the 1.75 million tourists over the same period in 2013, the Ministry of Tourism announced.

Joining Cambodia on the Lonely Planet list were Gothenburg, Sweden in first place, Bolivia, Spain, Slovenia, Nepal, Portland Oregon, Georgia and Namibia, representing the best of value-for-money destinations.

Lonely Planet singled out the rise in the number of mid-range hotels in the capital and in Siem Reap. It also listed the budget accommodation available and the less visited regions which are even cheaper. The south coast with its tropical islands and resorts also got a mention.

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