Smoke-Free Environment in Tourism Sector Boosted

Ministry of Tourism has called on business owners in tourism sector to cooperate in making the country a smoke-free zone.

The appeal was made yesterday in a workshop in Kampong Speu province, where an award ceremony was held to acknowledge outstanding business owners hotels and restaurants for their smoke-free environment practices.

Under Secretary of State for Tourism H.E. Hor Sarun said that such workshop had been conducted in different provinces to promote the smoke-free environment in tourism sector.

The government has established a smoke-free environment working group to work directly with key stakeholders to ensure that tourism is developing into a green and smoke-free industry.

Last year, Cambodia received some 6.61 million foreign tourists, a 6.6 percent year-on-year increase.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press