Friday, December 15, 2006

Malaysia Aims to Hike up Cambodian Arrivals

Kuala Lumpur: THE Tourism Ministry is targeting a 50 per cent increase in tourist arrivals from Cambodia next year, due to aggressive promotions by Tourism Malaysia and increased direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.

During the first eight months of last year, 9,703 Cambodians visited the country.

Visitors from Phnom Penh and Siem Reap are expected to reach 18,000 this year, Deputy Tourism Minister, Datuk Donald Lim, told a press conference yesterday at the official opening of the AITEX 2006 trade exposition in Siem Reap.

Source : TTG
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