According to the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism, the numbers of domestic and foreign travellers saw annual increases of over 11 percent and over 2.5 percent, respectively.

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During the period, Siem Reap province, which houses the Angkor Wat temple complex, served more than 90,000 arrivals, rising about 4 percent on year. Of the sum, 40,000 were foreigners.

Meanwhile, 20,000 holiday-makers flocked to the popular eco-tourism destination Mondulkiri, representing an annual increase of 12 percent.

In 2018, Cambodia recorded more than 5 million tourists visiting the country, with tourism contributing 32.4 percent to the national GDP. It set a goal to push the figure to 12 million in 2025.

Source: VNA