The increase of tourists in 3 weeks of June
The total number of people who visited tourist destinations nationwide is 452,692, a 7.24 per cent increase in 3-week period of this month compared to the same period last month, said Minister of Tourism Thong Khon.
“Among the total number, there are 441,397 local tourists, a 6.61 per cent increase, and 1,295 foreign tourists, 39.34 per cent up,” Mr. Khon said on a post of Ministry of Tourism Facebook page.
He added that coastal areas, especially Komport and Kep provinces, are still the potential tourist sites that attracted almost 50 per cent of the tourists. Meanwhile, Siem Reap province is recovering because some guess houses, hotels, and restaurants are operating as usual.
With the recovery of tourist sector, the ministry has strengthened cooperation with sub-national administrations and private sectors in order to further enhance the tourist preventive measures against Covid-19 on 6 businesses, including hotels, restaurants, land transportation, waterway transportation, resorts, and tourist communities.
By: LUNG Vannak