Phnom Penh, June 16: The European Council on Tourism and Commerce (ECTT) has named Cambodia World best Tourism Destination for 2016.
Some 30 international locations joined the competitors for the illustrious award this yr, an ECTT press launch issued late Wednesday stated, including that Cambodia offered its report for the competitors below the title ‘Cambodia: The Land of Magic-The Place Where Gods And Kings Build the World!’.
Cambodia took the highest spot in awards owing to its wealthy cultural and historic legacy and excellent pure magnificence.
“Cambodia is a wonderfully secure and excellent vacation spot that may ceaselessly mark your coronary heart,” stated Professor Anton Caragea, president of the Bucharest-headquartered ECTT, which consists of 28 European international locations as members.
Cambodia is famend for 2 cultural sites within the UNESCO‘s World Heritage List. One is the 12th century Angkor Archeological Park in Siem Reap province and the opposite is the 11th century Preah Vihear Temple in Preah Vihear province.
Moreover, the Southeast Asian nation has many attention-grabbing eco-tourism sites, together with a 450-km pristine shoreline stretching throughout 4 provinces within the nation’s southwestern half.
The nation attracted some four.eight million international vacationers in 2015, incomes gross income of greater than $three billion, in response to the Ministry of Tourism.
Pavel Avramoiu, director for Hotel Management and Analysis at ECTT, stated Cambodia has enormous potential for tourism growth.
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