In the first eight months, Angkor Wat generated US$23 million in revenue

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[INNEWS Comprehensive Report] In the first eight months of this year, Angkor Wat’s ticket revenue exceeded US$23 million, attracting nearly 500,000 international tourists. During this period, Angkor Institution donated US$997,026 from ticket sales to Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital.

The report shows that during the period, ticket revenue increased by 419.58% year-on-year, and the number of international tourists visiting Angkor Wat also increased by 350.86% compared with the same period in 2022. There are three types of tickets for Angkor Wat, namely “one-day tour” tickets ($37), “three-day tour” tickets ($62) and “seven-day tour” tickets ($72), tourists can choose according to their needs date of use.

The chairman of the Angkor Tour Guide Association said that since the end of 2022, the number of foreign tourists visiting Angkor Wat has gradually increased, mainly from neighboring countries or from Asia. Although the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic has almost disappeared, the global economic situation and geopolitical conflicts have placed continued pressure on the tourism industry.

With the new Siem Reap Airport set to open in the fourth quarter, strong growth in the number of foreign tourists is expected, which will be good news for Siem Reap’s economic development.