Cambodia’s Angkor receives 1.24 mln foreign tourists, down 8.3 pct in H1

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archeological Park attracted 1.24 million foreign tourists in the first half of 2019, down 8.3 percent compared to the same period last year, said a statement on Monday.

The ancient park earned gross revenue of 55.7 million U.S. dollars from ticket sales during the January-June period this year, also down 9.3 percent over the same period last year, said the state-owned Angkor Enterprise’s statement.

In June alone, the site welcomed 126,602 foreigners, earning 5.4 million dollars from ticket sales, down 16 percent and 16.4 percent, respectively compared to the same month last year, it said.

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