The Ministry of Tourism has said that the beginning of 2020 The global tourism sector, as well as the region and Cambodia, has been negatively affected by the new coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis by the NGO The UNWTO has asked member nations to be vigilant in taking part in the prevention and prevention of new polio.

Thong Khon also asked the tourism industry to follow the instructions of the World Health Organization (WHO) or Ministry of Health in each country. Because "even in crisis situations, tourism can still be carried out with preventative measures." Follow the instructions of the health organization World (WH O).

Minister of Tourism Thong Khon made this statement on the morning of February 26, 2020 at the opening of the 2019 Conference on Tourism and the Implementation Directions 2020 Celebration of National Clean City Celebration under the chairmanship of "Clean City: The City with Food Street" at the Residence Sokha Hotel in Phnom Penh.

In response to the Covid-19 situation, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia, on February 24 laid out seven tourism support measures implemented by the Ministry of Tourism. Tourism will be committed to working with the ministries, relevant institutions and the private sector to implement these seven measures effectively.

At the same time, the Ministry of Tourism, on behalf of the Secretary-General, has put forward action plans for the Vichirovich crisis. Any new (COVID-19) 2020-2021 targeted at 4 strategic goals: 1) Make Cambodia Image Improvement Goal a safe target Improved 2) Promote local tourism movement 3) Increased healing Advertising and Marketing (Connectivity) from the Destination Tourism Market 4) Creating a competitive industry excellence and positioning 90 emergency actions in the short and medium term.

The Minister asked the conference to discuss and exchange ideas in order to gain new perspectives and inputs in the search. Key mechanisms during the Covid-19 crisis.

Overall, the Royal Government of Tourism is targeting the development of "quality tourism" in Cambodia to make Cambodia a quality, attractive and warm destination.

The minister outlined the major achievements the Ministry has achieved in 1919, including: the recent development of tourism, community and eco-tourism Understanding of the involvement of the people and tourists in environmental hygiene and green tourism development. Gastronomy Tourism has arrived at the beginning. Local agricultural products, small and medium enterprises, have been growing to generate more revenue for the country through tourism as "export". . Tourism and advertising industry management are also strengthening and enhancing the effectiveness of management and promotion of modern technology. Industry 4.0 4.0. Resource training
People have also been deeply involved in the field of professionalism in response to domestic demand and mobility in Asia. Clean and clean beach competitions are also improving. There are many other tasks that the Ministry can achieve.

The ministry said that the tourism sector in Cambodia remained stable in 2019, with 6.6 million international tourists, an increase of 6.6 million. About 11.5 million tourists visited the country, an increase of 2%.