Cambodia generated US$48,255,319 income from selling entrance tickets of Angkor Archaeological Park for the first four months of 2018 � a rise of almost 23 percent compared to the same period last year.
State-owned institution in charge of Angkor income management Angkor Enterprise shared the update recently, adding that the ticket was sold to 1,050,992 foreign visitors � up by 11 percent matching with the same period in 2017.
Of the earned amount, US$2,101,984 has been donated to Kantha Bopha Foundation � a foundation created to support the operation of Cambodia's busiest children's hospitals, known as Kantha Bopha Children's Hospitals.
For April 2018 alone, Angkor Enterprise made US$8,598,509 from selling the entrance tickets to 192,412 international visitors.
In 2017, there were 2,457,023 foreign tourists buying Angkor Archaeological Park entrance tickets � an increase of nearly 12 percent comparing to 2016.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press