5 New Tourist Destinations in Cambodia are planned by Battambang.
Officials from the Battambang Department of Tourism have evaluated five ability tourist destinations in the province in order to create plans to increase both domestic and international travel.
The evaluation, which is being led by Department Director Uch Um Phinisara, includes locations like Laang Kang Keb ( Frog Cave ), Teak Traing Cave, Teuk Pus ( Hot Spring ), laang 100 Phnom Prampi ( 100 Caves, Seven Mountains ), and a waterfall at the Cambodia-Thailand border.
The project is a component of broader efforts to improve tourism in these regions, and the working group intends to work with the government to develop the project more. Strategies must be discussed with the tourism department before they can be finalized, and a document is being prepared for an upcoming conference.
Battambang province’s historical significance was emphasized by Ho Vandy, a consultant to the Cambodia Association of Travel Agents ( CATA ), who cited the preservation of French colonial-era structures and the designation of some resorts as cultural heritage sites.
He emphasized that the expansion of these tourist attractions would not only increase the variety of leisure possibilities, but also help to preserve Battambang’s past.
Vandy predicted that the development may draw more domestic and foreign visitors, boosting the local economy by giving citizens a chance to market their goods and services.
Also, he said the program might aid in lowering local migration and converting the resorts to conservation areas.
The third-largest town in Cambodia and the money of Battambang Province has a long history that dates back to the Khmer Empire’s 11th century.
It was a major business hub and municipal capital during the Siamese guideline from 1795 to 1907, despite being renowned for producing large amounts of rice.
Despite having a diverse community that includes the Khmer, Asian, Lao, Thai, and Chinese communities, Battambang has managed to maintain its identity as such. The city, which is located on the Sangkae River, is the west gateway that connects the area to Phnom Penh and Thailand and is home to well-preserved European Colonial architecture.
In 2023, Battambang joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network for cuisine, arts, and folk craft after being recognized for its cultural efforts. Another Cambodian places may have done the same in succeeding cycles. SOURCE: Battambang Plans 5 New Cambodian Tourist Spots