Tourist destinations almost fully booked before the New Year
An influx of tourists is rushing to book hotels, resorts and bungalows for New Year’s celebrations, as data shows accommodation is almost fully booked in well-known tourist destinations across the country.
Koh Kong Provincial Industrial Bureau Director Ra Sou said on Wednesday the province was ready to welcome tourists for the New Year’s holidays. Authorities decorated the city with festive lights and carried out a major cleanup before the event. arrival of revelers.
He said that the tourism situation in Koh Kong has improved since the reopening of the country and that there are many tourist destinations that tourists can enjoy and relax in his province.
“Over 80% of the province’s accommodation is reserved for New Year’s holidays, Koh Sdech is full. Koh Sdech is now a favorite destination for tourists who come to visit and want to take a tour of the island, as well as fishing or diving, ”said Sou.
Authorities have also provided guidelines for all business owners to strictly follow SOPs and reminded them to keep the accommodation clean, as hygiene is the priority, he added.
Mondulkiri Provincial Tourism Department Director Ngin Sovimean said on Wednesday Mondulkiri is still a popular tourist destination for all occasions.
He said tourists are rushing to visit Mondulkiri during this New Year’s holiday, with accommodation fully booked by those planning to visit Sen Monorom, Busra Waterfall, Phnom Doh Kramom, Pu Tang village and others. natural tourist sites.
“At present, Mondulkiri province has around 1,500 rooms for tourists. As tourism grows, business owners are building more accommodations in the province, ”Sovimean said.
The Department is preparing provincial infrastructure and strengthening additional services in all popular tourist destinations, following the massive drop in tourist numbers during the early parts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In addition, the ministry will organize programs for the upcoming new year, such as fireworks and an exhibition of photographs and videos showcasing the potential of the province, to make this province a special destination that stands out. other tourist destinations.
Soy Sinol, director of the Provincial Department of Tourism in Kampot, said yesterday that accommodation services in Kampot, such as bungalows, villas and resorts along the river and beach, were fully booked before New Years Eve. .
He said that if tourists want to find accommodation, it will only be available at guesthouses in the city and on the outskirts of the city, because for the New Year, “tourists have changed their ways, going from booking rooms in a guesthouse in town to booking bungalows, vacation homes, villas or resorts along the cove or beach, even if they are more expensive than the ones guest houses, ”Sinol said.
“The tourist area of Kampot province has grown continuously, especially recently. The accommodation service is rich and very competitive, and includes good service, cleanliness, green surroundings and decorations that ensure guests can relax and enjoy our beautiful province, ”he added.
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