Tourists visiting Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia (A file photo)

Cambodian national news agency AKP cited statistics from the Ministry of Tourism which showed that the tourism industry served over 1.14 million tourists during the holidays from December 31, 2021 to January 1, 2022, including 5,754 foreigners, up 63.65 percent year on year, with Phnom Penh and Siem Reap being the most visited locations in the country.

After the announcement of the end of the “February 20 Community Event,” the capital and various provincial administrations have organized public celebrations, including concerts and gatherings, to celebrate the New Year and attract tourists.

In Phnom Penh, according to the preliminary assessment of the authorities, more than 360,000 people visited main destinations, such as Koh Pich, the riverside in front of the Royal Palace, Chroy Changvar, Victory Monument and the Techo Heritage National Stadium.

Source: VNA