More than 1.16 million internal tourists went on holidays in various provinces during the four-days Khmer New Year from August 17-20, according to the data from the Ministry of Tourism.
The ministry reports that on the fourth day of the festivities (Aug 20), the total number of domestic tourists was 334, 391 tourists, up by 2.86 per cent compared with the third day, 20.68 per cent from the second day and 43.31 per cent from the first day.
More than 331,836 were domestic tourists and 2,555 were foreigners who live in Cambodia, the data said.
Siem Reap was the main destination for tourists at 45,301 tourists, followed by Kep with 37,672 tourists, Kampot, 35,301, Battambang, 34, 990, Sihanoukville, 27,020, Pursat,17,061, Koh Kong, 13,411, Kandal, 12,551, Preah Vihear, 12,448, Kampong Chhnang, 10,917, and Rattanakiri 10,228.
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