(Phnom Penh): A report from the Ministry of Tourism shows 5 million tourists traveled around the country during Khmer New Year between 14-16 April 2018. Angkor Sankranta 2018 organized in Siem Reap attracted the largest number of tourists.
Angkor Sankranta 2018 pulled 1,780,016 domestic tourists, an increase of 15,16%, and 36,694 international tourists, an increase of 14,25%.
There were 5,086,964 national tourists and 88,042 international tourists traveling within Cambodia during the celebration of Khmer New Year, shown in the report.
The number of both domestic and foreign visitors grew by 23% reaching a total of 5,175 million compared to 2017, according to the Ministry of Tourism.