Cambodia’s tourism sector earned US$4.3 billion in revenue last year, an increase of around 20%, according to figures from the Ministry of Tourism.
Thong Khon, the Minister of Tourism, said last year 6.2 million international travellers visited the kingdom, a 10.7% year-on-year increase.
Also reporting a good set of figures is Vietnam where international visitors for the first two months of 2019 totalled 3.08 million, an increase of 8% year-on-year.
In February, tourist arrivals reached 1,588,161 up 5.8% over the same month last year.
China remains the top market for the first two months with 889,888 arrivals although the market registered a slight decline of 1.3% year-on-year.
In Myanmar the year also opened brightly. Myanmar Tourism Marketing Association said January travel arrivals were up 19%. International tourist arrivals reached 160,000.