Role Model Resort Award 2019 Identifies 26 Winners

Selection committee of the role model resort award 2019 has identified 26 winners out of 53 nominees, according to the Ministry of Tourism.

The update was shared in a recent news release from the ministry, following the committee's meeting chaired by Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon.

Launched in 2017, the role model resort award enters its third year now, and among the winners, 11 resorts have sustained the winning for three consecutive years.

According to the source, H.E. Thong Khon encouraged as many resorts as possible to sustain its winning status, and indeed it is the intentions of the challenge.

The role model resort award, it added, was initiated to encourage resorts in Cambodia � including sites such as pagoda � to improve its tourist attraction quality, and to sustain such qualification among existing outstanding resort.

Cambodia currently has some 600 resorts, and it is expected that the award will contribute not only to promoting the resorts' quality, but also attracting more tourists to the Kingdom especially to meet the national target of 7 million visitors by 2020.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press