Phnom Penh on a journey to bright lights

As fast-paced urban development and sprawling mega-infrastructure projects appear on Phnom Penh’s skyline. The obvious question is, where does it go from here?

Cambodia’s shift from its singular tourism magnet Siem Reap, which is the access point for the World Heritage Angkor Wat and its historical park, is shifting rapidly southward to the nation’s capital city.

Last year, the lead indicator of airline passenger arrivals saw Phnom Penh exceed 2 million surging past Siem Reap for the first time in a decade.

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