14 tourism and hospitality services permanently closed due to Covid-19 pandemic

Almost 1,200 businesses closed down and 22,000 tourism related jobs were lost as of May this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic in Cambodia.

The Cambodian Ministry of Tourism said that about 500 businesses closed down while almost 700 suspended their operations, resulting in many losing their jobs as the pandemic bit hard into the tourism sector.

Chhun Makara, director of travel agency, transport and tourism guide department at the tourism ministry, told Khmer Times that 14 tourism and hospitality services have permanently closed while the suspended establishments include hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and travel agencies.

In full: https://www.nst.com.my/world/region/2022/06/808811/14-tourism-and-hospitality-services-permanently-closed-due-covid-19

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