Minister of Tourism Receives a Delegation of Chinese Businessmen

Cambodia's Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon received here this morning visiting Chinese businessmen from Shenzhen Win-Win Decoration and Designing led by its chairwoman Ms. Tao Jia, said the ministry's news release.

In the meeting, it pointed out, H.E. Thong Khon briefed his guests on the potentiality of tourism sector in the coastal areas.

For her part, Ms. Tao Jia introduced her company's investment plan, saying that the company is interested in hotel construction in Phnom Penh and the coastal areas, it added.

In reply, said the news release, H.E. Thong Khon expressed welcome to the investment plan and urged the company to pay attention to natural resource preservation.

Last year, 126 million Chinese tourists traveled to different destinations in the world, while ASEAN received some 20 million, and Cambodia about 800,000. In the first quarter of this year, Cambodia welcomed over 270,000 Chinese visitors, up 25 percent.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press