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Thailand in travel bubble talks with Cambodia, Malaysia and Laos

Thailand is currently in talks with Cambodia, Malaysia and Laos to set up two-way travel bubbles in a bid to revive intra-regional travel.

Cambodian tourism players signal readiness to reopen borders

“We are ready” is the message from Cambodia’s tourism players during an urgent call for a clear roadmap to reopening as they face another high season with no business.

Stakeholders laud Cambodia’s ASQ hotel scheme

The launch of Cambodia’s alternative state quarantine (ASQ) hotel scheme is a welcome move following a raft of complaints over varying standards of quarantine options, said tour and hotel operators.

Growing reopening urgency among Cambodian tourism players as national vaccination rate improves

Cambodia’s rapid vaccination rollout has sparked hopes that international tourists will be welcomed in 4Q2021. However, industry players warn without the hasty announcement of official plans another high season will be lost.

Building back better

Huge efforts are being ploughed into developing Cambodia’s eco-offerings to lure visitors once borders open.

Catalysing Cambodia’s new tourism future

The pandemic has brought Cambodia's tourism players together and highlighted the value of a single voice via the Cambodia Tourism Federation (CTF), allowing them to work better with the authorities towards travel and tourism recovery as well future developments, reveals Luu Meng, CTF president, master chef and Almond Group CEO.

Cambodia mulls international tourism restart late-2021

Cambodia’s tourism players have welcomed preliminary plans to welcome back vaccinated international tourists in 4Q2021, with little or no mandatory quarantine.

Japan moves to ease travel ban on Singapore, Cambodia, Malaysia

Japan will grant entry to expatriates and businesspeople from Singapore and Cambodia from September, as part of the country’s reopening efforts that is expected to provide a small measure of relief to its battered hospitality sector.

Cambodia draws ire for steep Covid-19 charges on foreign arrivals

Fears have been raised among tourism players that a stringent set of Covid-19 testing fees for foreigners arriving in Cambodia will deter incoming visitors and hamper the country’s road to recovery.

Ecotourism collapse threatens Cambodia’s wildlife

The collapse of tourism in South-east Asia means wildlife and conservation in southwest Cambodia may come to a halt in the next few weeks, as forest rangers who protect the animals rely on revenue from ecotourism.

Myanmar, Cambodia pin hopes on China tourists for post-pandemic restart

Tourism authorities in Myanmar and Cambodia are eyeing to recapture the Chinese market once travel resumes.

Cambodian quartet joins forces to feed needy

A trio of hotels in Siem Reap have teamed up with a private museum on a meal scheme to provide more than 400 meals a day to individuals most affected by Cambodia’s lockdown due to the coronavirus.

Oakwood hires first female regional GM for Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand

Oakwood has promoted Lina Abdullah to the role of regional general manager, Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand.

International Women’s Day: Saluting Tourism’s Leading Ladies – Sophear Mom Sreat, founder and CEO,...

The fight for gender equality is for everyone, and necessary for economies and communities to thrive.

Japanese launches cricket farming tours in Cambodia

Japanese social entrepreneur Seiya Ashikari is using tourism as a tool to push Cambodia’s cricket farming industry.

Cambodia primes up for ATF 2021

Cambodia is gearing up for ATF 2021 with the creation of the country’s largest exhibition hall.

Herman Kemp to lead first Hyatt Regency in Cambodia

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh has appointed Herman Kemp as general manager.

Hertz makes inroads into Cambodia

Hertz Asia has announced City Link Transportation (Cambodia) as its franchise partner in Cambodia.

Finally, Cambodia turns single and proud as a destination

Cambodia is shaking off its image as an add-on destination and is showing signs of becoming a standalone spot with European holidaymakers, claim the country’s tourism players.

Cambodia-American deportees reconnect with motherland through new tours

A tour group is aiming to showcase Cambodia in a different light while highlighting the plight of deported Cambodian-Americans.