Nearly US$30 Million Made from Angkor Archaeological Park Entrance Fees in Three Months

Cambodia has generated almost US$30 million from entrance fees to the Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap province for the first three months of this year.

The figure represents 51.6 percent increase comparing to the amount made last year for the same period, according to a report released recently by Angkor Enterprise, the state-owned agency in charge of Angkor income management.

In terms of the number of tourists visiting the park, the source showed an upturn of nearly nine percent.

In 2016, the total entrance fee collected was US$62.5 million - an increase of about 4.21 percent pairing with that in 2015 - and US$954,210 of the earning was donated to the Kantha Bopha Foundation to support the daily operations of Kantha Bopha Children's Hospitals.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press