Angkor Resort Earns Only US$18 Million in First Four Months

AKP Phnom Penh, May 01, 2020 —

Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap province earned only US$17.95 million from the entrance ticket sales in the first four months of this year.

The update was shared by the Angkor Enterprise, the state-owned institution in charge of Angkor income management, in a press release made public on May 1.

The income shows a sharp decrease of nearly 60 percent compared to the same period last year, it underlined.

The tickets were sold to 384.317 foreign tourists, down 60.51 percent, said the press release, adding that of the income, more than US$760,000 were donated to Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation to support the humanitarian activities of Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals.

Cambodia’s tourism sector, like that of other countries around the world, has been being seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

(Photo: Khuth Sao)

By Phal Sophanith