Cambodia’s Angkor sees 74 pct drop in foreign visitors in first 8 months

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archeological Park received 393,293 foreign visitors during the first eight months of 2020, down 74 percent over the same period last year, said a press statement on Tuesday.

The ancient site earned gross revenue of 18.33 million U.S. dollars from ticket sales during the January-August period this year, down about 73 percent over the same period last year, said the state-owned Angkor Enterprise’s statement.

In August alone, the park attracted 3,663 foreigners, earning 161,021 U.S. dollars from ticket sales, down 97.6 percent and 97.7 percent respectively compared to the same month last year, it said.

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