Angkor ticket revenue soars

TTR Weekley, 05 May 2017: Revenues jump due largely to hike in admission fee, but numbers of tourists visiting Angkor are also up.

Source: Angkor ticket revenue soars : TTR Weekly

Ticket sales revenue earned from foreigners visiting Angkor Wat’s archaeological park reached USD39.25 million during January to April, this year, up 60.21% compared with the same period last year.
The surge in revenue was attributed mainly to a 1 February increase in entrance fees, although the head count at the gate has also increases substantially.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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