Pakse to Siem Reap @ bus Jul 25, 2017
News @ Siem Reap
Municipal authorities in Cambodia’s Kompong Thom Province say the recent UNESCO designation of a temple complex has led to a surge in visitor numbers. UNESCO added the province’s temples of Sambor Prei Kuk to the World Heritage Site list on 8 July.
Aviation authorities in Cambodia have reported a significant increase in the number of passenger arrivals at the nation’s three main airports. Cambodia Airports director Khek Norinda said the combined increase was 23 per cent for the first half of 2017 when compared with the same period for last year.
The tourism authorities of Myanmar and Cambodia are working on a plan to collaborate on the promotion of their historic temples. In Cambodia, deputy-director In Thoeun confirmed the tourist boards were working on a proposal which will see the temples of Angkor promoted alongside those of Bagan in Myanmar.