Cambodia Has 1,429 Tourist Attractions

Cambodia currently has 1,429 tourist attractions, according to a record of the Ministry of Tourism released at the Stocktaking Conference on Tourism Industry for 2016 and Direction Setting for 2017, held here on Jan. 24 under the presidency of H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism.

Among them, only 335 sites have licenses, it added.

Cambodia has in total 647 hotels or 36,236 rooms, 1,996 guesthouses or 28,885 rooms, 688 adult entertainment centres, and 1,844 restaurants, said the same source.

Besides, it pointed out, there are 588 tour agencies, 32 tourism sports sites, and 5,088 tour guides.

Last year, Cambodia attracted some 5 million visitors, generating more than US$3 billion as income and 620,000 direct jobs or 13 percent of the total workforce.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press