Cambodian Tourists Travel Abroad

The number of Cambodian outbound tourists reached some 1,400,000 in 2016, up from 1,200,000 the previous year, according to a local media report.

Mr. Kong Sopheareak, Director of the Statistics and Planning Department at the Ministry of Tourism, was quoted by the same source as saying that of the visitors, from 24 to 30 percent travelled to Thailand and Vietnam for visit and medical cheek up purposes.

The annual amount of Cambodian tourists travelled abroad grew from 8 to 15 percent, while that of foreign visitors to Cambodia, from 5 to 7 percent, said Mr. Ho Vandy, Managing Director of World Express Tours and Travel.

Cambodian tourists spend approximately US$600 million a year during their overseas trips, according to Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon.

Most Cambodian visitors prefer going to China, ASEAN countries, mainly Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

Cambodian Tourists Travel Abroad

The number of Cambodian outbound tourists reached some 1,400,000 in 2016, up from 1,200,000 the previous year, according to a local media report.

Mr. Kong Sopheareak, Director of the Statistics and Planning Department at the Ministry of Tourism, was quoted by the same source as saying that of the visitors, from 24 to 30 percent travelled to Thailand and Vietnam for visit and medical cheek up purposes.

The annual amount of Cambodian tourists travelled abroad grew from 8 to 15 percent, while that of foreign visitors to Cambodia, from 5 to 7 percent, said Mr. Ho Vandy, Managing Director of World Express Tours and Travel.

Cambodian tourists spend approximately US$600 million a year during their overseas trips, according to Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon.

Most Cambodian visitors prefer going to China, ASEAN countries, mainly Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press