Cambodia tourism industry allures more Russian tourists

Published on : Saturday, July 1, 2017

visiting CambodiaThe Cambodian Tourism Ministry has focused the importance of tourism services and investment opportunities to Russia, with the hope to attract more tourists and investments to Cambodia.

 

The country is planning to attract a bigger share of the 30 million Russian tourists globally however; the number of Russian travellers to the country is still flat.

 

Speaking to Russian ambassador to Cambodia Dmitry Tsvetkov, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said that Russia is one of the main markets in the European region for Asean and for Cambodia in particular.

 

As a part of the campaign, Cambodia is preparing four main points which includes pushing for direct flight between the countries, promoting tourism services particularly in the coastal provinces for Russians, organisation of low-cost trips for travel agents or consultants, and organisation of business match forums for Russian investors and businessmen in Cambodia.

 

Preah Sihanouk province is a preferred tourism destination for the Russian people and thus Sihanoukville International Airport terminal building and runway are being expanded.

 

Secretary-general of the Cambodia National Tourism Alliance, Ho Vandy stated that the flow of Russian tourists and investors was mostly to coastal areas of Cambidia.

 

He said they should not just focus on Preah Sihanouk province but should also look for the other tourism products and destinations to attract them.

 

“The Russian side has urged that Cambodia expand the terminal and runway at Sihanoukville airport that will allow long-haul aircraft to land and take off,” he said.

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 01 AIME 2018 BB
  • 02 WTM 2017
  • 03 EMITT 2018
  • 04 AIME-2018 small
  • 05 iitmindia 2017
  • 06 imtm 2018
  • 06 TTF-Surat 2017
  • 07 balttour 2018
  • 08 OTM 2018
  • 30 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com