Tourism, environment bodies planning to work together

via Khmer Times, 05 July 2017: Cambodian government agencies are coordinating efforts to create more eco-tourism alternatives around Angkor.

The Ministry of Tourism yesterday agreed to create an inter-ministerial working group to promote eco-tourism.

After approval of a draft national ecotourism policy, Tourism Minister Thong Khon and Environment Minister Say Samal advised creating the group to promote the monitoring ecotourism and working with the private sector to ensure eco-tourism in accordance with the concept of “conservation development to preserve”.

“The trend of eco-tourism is developing along the lines of Eco Lodge, a container hotel, and Top Tree House, with innovative and creative technologies and ultimate technology that maintains and does not affect natural resources in forests and nature reserves,” he said,

Source: Tourism, environment bodies planning to work together | Khmer Times | News Portal Cambodia |

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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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