Cambodia Expects 3 to 4 Million Foreign Arrivals in 2023


Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen expressed his hope that between 3 and 4 million foreign tourists will visit Cambodia this year.

At a get-together with the 1,049 grade A students of the 2021-2022 academic year held here at Chroy Changvar International Convention and Exhibition Centre this morning, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said two major events this year, including the Angkor Sankranta in April and the SEA Games-ASEAN Para Games in May and June, will attract more foreign visitors to the country.

“This year, we hope to welcome the return of foreign tourists, from 3 to 4 millions of them,” he underlined.

At the same time, Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen also called on all Cambodians overseas to visit their home country, particularly during these two upcoming big events.

According to the Ministry of Tourism’s statistics, Cambodia welcomed 2.28 million foreign visitors last year, a sharp rise by 1,059 percent compared to 2021. The big groups were Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, American and Lao.


Source: Agency Kampuchea Press