Angkor visitor and revenue numbers up, despite price hike

Xinhua News, 01 April 2017: The recent ticket price hike to Angkor does not seem to have an adverse effect on visitor numbers.

Revenue from ticket sales to foreigners visiting Cambodia’s famed Angkor archeological park reached 30.8 million U.S. dollars in the first quarter of 2017, up 51.6 percent over the same period last year, according to an official report on Saturday.

Source: Cambodia’s famed Angkor earns nearly 31 mln USD from ticket sales in Q1 – Xinhua |

See also: Tourists increasing despite price

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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