The Number of Tourists on 5-Day Holiday at Siem Reap Province​

Many people gather at Pub Street, a night club hub, in Siem Reap province.

On August 21, Department of Tourism of Siem Reap Province issued an official report, revealing that 32,179 visitors came to tourist sites in the province, 179 of whom were foreigners.

The number of foreign tourists shrank by 95.90% compared to 4,364 in 2019. Similarly, the number of local tourists dwindled by 28.97% compared to the number on August 20th, 2020. 

The accumulation of local and foreign visitors from 16 August to 21 August was approximately 215,047, 2,047 of whom were foreign tourists. The following figure of foreign travelers dropped by 93.29% compared to 30,508 foreigners in the same period in 2019. 

On the occasion of five-day Khmer New Year holiday, plus two weekends which equals to 9-day holidays, Siem Reap Provincial Administration organized an entertainment event under the theme “Somrak Siem Reap” or “Siem Reap Break,” which is the initiative of the governor of Siem Reap Province His Excellency Mr. Tea Seiha and His Excellency Mr. Prak Sophorn, President of Union of Youths Federation of Cambodia in Siem Reap.  

SOURCE: Ministry of Information | By: Kimlong