Int’l arrivals to Cambodia’s famed Angkor down 9.67 pct in first 7 months

Phnom Penh – Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archeological Park received 1.39 million foreign tourists in the first seven months of 2019, down 9.67 percent over the same period last year, said a statement on Thursday.

The ancient park earned gross revenue of 62.3 million U.S. dollars from ticket sales during the January-July period this year, down 10.5 percent over the same period last year, said the state-owned Angkor Enterprise’s statement.

In July alone, the site attracted 149,269 foreigners earning 6.58 million dollars, down 19.7 percent and 19.6 percent, respectively compared to the same month last year, it said.

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