Angkor Lights – Good tourism, bad conservation, or both?


The Independent’s article rounds up the recent furore over the installation of lights at Angkor. The move may serve to boost falling tourism numbers, but does nothing to address what heritage specialists have been saying for years – that the effects of increased traffic to Angkor is ultimately bad for business.

Reflections of Angkor
photo credit: skinnydiver

The dark side of Angkor’s night visits
The Independent, 6 June 2009
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Categories: Angkor Tourism