Chinese tourists to Cambodia up 42.7 percent in seven months

via Xinhua, 25 September 2017: Chinese visitors now make up the largest number of tourists to Angkor, and Cambodia is targeting 2 million per year by 2020.

Some 635,000 Chinese tourists had visited Cambodia in the first seven months of 2017, up 42.7 percent compared with the same period last year, according to Tourism Ministry statistics on Monday.

Chinese holidaymakers accounted for 20.4 percent of the foreign tourists visiting Cambodia during the January-July period this year, the statistics said, adding that China topped the chart among the top 10 arrivals to the kingdom, followed by Vietnam and Laos.

Source: Chinese tourists to Cambodia up 42.7 percent in seven months – Xinhua | English.news.cn

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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