Interview: Spike in Chinese tourists drives Cambodia’s tourism growth last year

Chinese tourists drove Cambodia’s tourism growth last year, with some 1.9 million Chinese holidaymakers visiting the kingdom, up from 1.2 million one year earlier, Cambodian Tourism Minister Thong Khon said in recent interview with Xinhua.

A total of 6.2 million international visitors traveled to the Southeast Asian country in 2018, up 11 percent from 5.6 million in the year before, he said.

“Chinese tourists had sustained our tourism growth last year,” Khon told Xinhua.

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