Cambodia tourism arrivals up 18%

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Cambodia touristsData released by the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism on May 29 show an 18.3 per cent surge in tourism arrivals in march 2013 as compared to the same month in 2012, with 382,206 visitors lead by Vietnamese.

Other top source markets were: China, South Korea, Laos, Japan and Thailand. Arrivals from the Middle East grew by 25 per cent, supported by Qatar Airways’ new direct flight connection from Doha to Phnom Penh.

50.4 per cent of all international visitors arrived by air, with Siem Reap Airport receiving the major share, while Phnom Penh Airport received just 20.2 per cent, mainly business travellers.

The data shows a massive imbalance between tourist arrivals to Siem Reap and the rest of the country. Arrivals to Phnom Penh and all other destinations accounted  for a 43.8 per cent share.

From January to March 2013, Cambodia welcomed 1,172,972 foreign travelers, a rise of 17.8 per cent from the first quarter of 2012.

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Data released by the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism on May 29 show an 18.3 per cent surge in tourism arrivals in march 2013 as compared to the same month in 2012, with 382,206 visitors lead by Vietnamese.

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Cambodia touristsData released by the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism on May 29 show an 18.3 per cent surge in tourism arrivals in march 2013 as compared to the same month in 2012, with 382,206 visitors lead by Vietnamese.

Other top source markets were: China, South Korea, Laos, Japan and Thailand. Arrivals from the Middle East grew by 25 per cent, supported by Qatar Airways’ new direct flight connection from Doha to Phnom Penh.

50.4 per cent of all international visitors arrived by air, with Siem Reap Airport receiving the major share, while Phnom Penh Airport received just 20.2 per cent, mainly business travellers.

The data shows a massive imbalance between tourist arrivals to Siem Reap and the rest of the country. Arrivals to Phnom Penh and all other destinations accounted  for a 43.8 per cent share.

From January to March 2013, Cambodia welcomed 1,172,972 foreign travelers, a rise of 17.8 per cent from the first quarter of 2012.

Tourism table

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