CAMBODIA’S FAMED ANGKOR EARNS NEARLY 79 MLN USD IN 8 MONTHS

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Revenue from ticket sales to foreigners visiting Cambodia's famed Angkor Archaeological Park reached 78.7 million U.S. dollars in the first eight months of 2018, up 13.8 percent over the same period of last year, said a press release on Saturday.

The park welcomed 1.74 million international tourists during the January-August period this year, up 8.5 percent over the same period of last year, said the release from the state-run Angkor Enterprise, which is in charge of ticket sales at the park.

China is still the largest source of tourists to the ancient site, as South Korea and the United States rank second and third, respectively.

The entrance fee to the park is 37 U.S. dollars for a one-day visit, 62 dollars for a three-day pass, and 72 dollars for a week-long pass.

In the entirety of 2017, the park attracted 2.45 million foreigners, earning 108 million U.S. dollars in revenue from ticket sales.

Situated in northwest Cambodia's Siem Reap province, the Angkor Archeological Park, inscribed on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1992, is the kingdom's most popular tourist destination. Enditem

PHNOM PENH, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- Revenue from ticket sales to foreigners visiting Cambodia's famed Angkor Archaeological Park reached 78.7 million U.S. dollars in the first eight months of 2018, up 13.8 percent over the same period of last year, said a press release on Saturday.

The park welcomed 1.74 million international tourists during the January-August period this year, up 8.5 percent over the same period of last year, said the release from the state-run Angkor Enterprise, which is in charge of ticket sales at the park.

China is still the largest source of tourists to the ancient site, as South Korea and the United States rank second and third, respectively.

The entrance fee to the park is 37 U.S. dollars for a one-day visit, 62 dollars for a three-day pass, and 72 dollars for a week-long pass.

In the entirety of 2017, the park attracted 2.45 million foreigners, earning 108 million U.S. dollars in revenue from ticket sales.

Situated in northwest Cambodia's Siem Reap province, the Angkor Archeological Park, inscribed on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1992, is the kingdom's most popular tourist destination.

Source: NAM News Network