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Phnom Penh: Ticket revenue from international tourists to Angkor drops dramatically From January to March 2020, the sector earned just over US $ 17 million from annual revenue. An average of nearly $ 10 million each Or nearly 100 million Americans a year.
According to statistics, the report of Angkor, which sells tickets to foreign visitors, shows that in three months Tourist arrivals to Angkor resorts increased by more than 380,000 compared to the same period in 2019 More than half, about 51.31 percent. The proceeds from the ticket sale alone amounted to about $ 17 million 9109,000 It was down more than half, by more than 50.16 percent.
The report also showed that the statistics in March 2020 were either full of soup or heavily attacked by cholera. 19 Not only Cambodia, but worldwide. In March alone, the number of foreign tourists who bought the tourist site at the Angkor site numbered 402,169 compared to the previous month. The previous month dropped to 82.69 percent. Revenue was just over $ 1 billion, down 84.31% from the previous year. March 2019.
The decline of foreign tourists to the region began in 2019, with some commenting on ticket prices and comments. Some say tourist operators are discouraging foreign visitors from visiting. But by 2020, both the government and the private sector have already initiated and planned to attract foreign tourists to the region of Angkor. Unfortunately, by the end of 2019 and 2020, the whole world has suffered a major crisis: the disease 19 The nations of the world have banned citizens To trip and shut down flights to some destinations.
The decline of these tourists has led to a number of serious operator problems including companies, travel agents, businesses, hotels, guesthouses and Other tourist services have also been closed and suspended.
According to a report by the Hotel Association, at least 37 hotels have closed in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Preah Sihanouk Sihanoukville, Kep, Ratanakiri, Kratie, Kampong Thom and Kampong Thom provinces by the end of March 2020.