Articles tagged “cambodia”

Asia-Pacific Tourism CEO Points to Bad Management — Not Overtourism — as Key Problem

Asia-Pacific Tourism CEO Points to Bad Management — Not Overtourism — as Key Problem

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Words as a means to define problems and trigger solutions are important. The label overtourism crystalizes a problem and serves as a call to action. We'd agree that a lack of capacity management is a big part of the problem, but the latter characterization hardly spurs the urgency the issue requires.

4 months ago

Growing Chinese Tourism in Cambodia Stirs Resentment

Growing Chinese Tourism in Cambodia Stirs Resentment

Sheridan Prasso, Bloomberg

China's growing tourism has helped turn a quiet resort town in Cambodia into a gambling hotspot. Like many destinations worldwide, Sihanoukville is finding that tourism can be a mixed blessing.

7 months ago

Asian Tourism Investment Looks Promising Through 2026, But Challenges Loom

Asian Tourism Investment Looks Promising Through 2026, But Challenges Loom

Dan Peltier, Skift

As the world's fastest-growing region for tourism it's a good sign that some Asian countries can expect to see healthy travel and tourism investment during the next 10 years. But a number of factors could alter these projections, particularly the Chinese market, as more global tourism trends are tested in this region.

2 years ago

Cambodian Officials Say Tourists at Angkor Wat Need to Dress Appropriately

Cambodian Officials Say Tourists at Angkor Wat Need to Dress Appropriately

Associated Press

Regardless of where your travels take you, this is a reminder of the importance of respecting local cultures, traditions and religions.

3 years ago

Angkor Wat’s Nude Tourist Photography Problem

Angkor Wat’s Nude Tourist Photography Problem

Kristi Eaton, Associated Press

Seriously, keep the clothes on tourists.

4 years ago

Google Street View Lets People See Angkor Wat Without Disturbing It

Google Street View Lets People See Angkor Wat Without Disturbing It

Google may do a bit more evil that it would like to admit, but its growing Street View archive on the world's great places -- warts and all -- is nothing but good.

5 years ago

Price Wars Break Out on Popular Route from Bangkok to Angkor Wat Gateway

Price Wars Break Out on Popular Route from Bangkok to Angkor Wat Gateway

Boonsong Kositchotethana, The Bangkok Post

Thai AirAsia is the first budget carrier approved for the route, currently monopolized by Bangkok Airways, as Cambodia looks to draw more budget-conscious travelers from Thailand.

6 years ago

New website finds best spots to watch sunsets at Angkor Wat

New website finds best spots to watch sunsets at Angkor Wat

Associated Press

Tourism is the lifeblood of the Angkor Wat temple complex, but also quickly damaging its delicate infrastructure and Cambodia will have to eventually do more than reorganize sunset watchers for the site to remain sustainable.

6 years ago

How long before this untouched Cambodian city is overrun with tourists?

How long before this untouched Cambodian city is overrun with tourists?

Historic ruins discovered in Asia have little chance of remaining untouched by the millions of tourists that are crossing borders every day in search of authentic undiscovered gems.

6 years ago

Google Translate adds Cambodia’s Khmer as its 66th language

Although Google lagged behind Apple in adding language support for the Cambodian language, its expanding portfolio provides better tools for communication between travelers, global businesses, and foreigners.

6 years ago

Hacking Angor Wat: How to build a next-generation tour company, old style

Hacking Angor Wat: How to build a next-generation tour company, old style

Susan Hack, Bloomberg

Here at Skift we've always shone a harsh light on the future of travel agents, but this is great example of what some of them will morph into: customized, deeper experiences built and sold by people who care to be selective, rather than mass.

6 years ago