Destination Asia News Delivering regular news from each of our eleven destinations in Asia.
The ‘Golden Age of Travel’ Returns to Phnom Penh
Previously the most stylish boat on the Tonlé Sap, the luxurious Samsara has relocated to the vibrant capital of Phnom Penh on the confluence of four rivers.
April 23, 2021
KhmerVacc Mobile Application to Expedite Vaccination of 80 Percent of Cambodia’s Population
Cambodia's Ministry of Health has introduced KhmerVacc, a mobile app for COVID-19 vaccination registration to facilitate registration of the COVID-19 vaccination programme throughout the country.
March 20, 2021
Partnering with We Care Cambodia to Support the Communities of Kol Thmey
Destination Asia Cambodia has partnered with We Care Cambodia, a not-for-profit charity, to support them in their initiatives and provide travellers with more responsible accommodation options.
March 16, 2021
Pair of Endangered Pileated Gibbons Released into Angkor Wat Forest
As part of an ambitious rewilding project in the forest surrounding the iconic Angkor Wat, a pair of endangered pileated gibbons have been released.
February 25, 2021
Cambodia Praised for COVID-19 Pandemic Impact Management
Cambodia has been ranked by the WHO and BPE among the top nations in the world with the best COVID-19 containment and impact management.
January 19, 2021
Venturing to the Pearaing Biodiversity Conservation Center & Surrounding Local Communities
Due to the initiative of the local community, the once hunting ground has been developed into an avian sanctuary.
January 15, 2021
Ecotourism in Cambodia gets Government Boost
Cambodia's Ministry of Environment is working to spur local economic development by organising small-scale tourism products in communities to provide new jobs and boost local incomes.
December 2, 2020
Cambodia’s Wildlife Conservation Efforts Strengthened During COVID-19
Support for and efforts towards wildlife conservation have continued - and strengthened - during the COVID-19 pandemic
November 17, 2020
Experiencing the ‘Battambang Life’
Destination Asia Cambodia's new responsible tour offers insight into authentic Battambang life.
October 27, 2020
110,000 New Trees to be Planted in Cambodia’s Angkor Region
The Apsara National Authority (ANA) will plant 110,000 trees in the Angkor area this rainy season to improve the natural beauty of the region and provide environmental benefits.
October 22, 2020
Local Tourism Booms During Cambodia’s Pchum Ben Festival
Over 1.11 million domestic and foreign tourists travelled in Cambodia during the three-day Pchum Ben Festival, held during 16-18 September.
September 30, 2020
Community Clean-up Event in Siem Reap
In partnership with Marriot Hotels, around 100 volunteers cleared rubbish off the streets to improve the local environment and raise awareness among the community.
July 20, 2020
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