Diamond Princess Brings More Visitors to Tour Preah Sihanouk Province

Diamond Princess, a British giant cruise ship, on Thursday anchored in the sea of Preah Sihanouk province, carrying along over 2,000 foreign travelers for a day tour in the province.

Figures shared by a senior police officer specified that the giant ship contains 2,760 tourists of different nationalities and 1,084 crew members.

After the sightseeing in Preah Sihanouk, the visitors returned to the ship in late afternoon of the same day and headed to a port in Thailand.

Records show that for the first two months of 2017, 52,400 foreign tourists visited Cambodia through sea transports - around 5 percent of the total number of international visitors.

Comparing with the same period in 2016, the number indicates an increase of about 23 percent.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press