Number of foreign tourists to Cambodia’s famed Angkor down 69 pct in H1

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archeological Park attracted 387,840 foreign tourists in the first half of 2020, down 69 percent over the same period last year, said a statement on Wednesday.

The ancient site made gross revenue of 18.09 million U.S. dollars from ticket sales during the January-June period this year, also down 67 percent over the same period last year, said the state-owned Angkor Enterprise’s statement.

In June alone, the park received 1,747 foreigners earning 71,214 U.S. dollars from ticket sales, down 98.6 percent and 98.7 percent, respectively compared to the same month last year, it said.

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