‘Uber’-inspired system sparks fears for tuk-tuk drivers in Cambodia

Tuk-tuk drivers in Cambodia are missing out on the benefits of increasing tourism in the country, according to a research project funded by the Scottish Funding Council’s Global Challenges Research Fund.

Tourism in Siem Reap, Cambodia, has grown considerably since the early 1990s, when it was perhaps mainly seen as one of the checkpoints on the backpacker Southeast Asia route.

Vastly increased air links and extensive development of hotels within the city have seen tourist numbers and related revenue rise significantly in recent years.

In full: https://www.thenational.scot/news/17354318.uber-inspired-system-sparks-fears-for-tuk-tuk-drivers-in-cambodia/

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