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Sea Festival in Preah Sihanouk Province

posted Dec 19, 2011, 8:22 PM by Dong Travel   [ updated Dec 19, 2011, 8:22 PM by Mickey Dong Hoang Thinh ]
Some 50,000 local and international tourists are expected to join the Sea Festival and the New Year’s Day on Dec. 31 at O’Chheuteal, the most popular beach in Preah Sihanouk coastal province, some 230 kilometers southwest of Phnom Penh capital city.

There will be also Foods Festival, Tourism Development Projects Exhibition at Coastal Zone, beach and water sport activities as well as live concert and fireworks on the occasion, according to a statement of the Ministry of Tourism.

The events, jointly organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Preah Sihanouk authorities, is aimed at disseminating the tourism potentiality of Cambodian beaches listed since June 2011 as a World’s Most Beautiful Bay, it said.

H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism said on Tuesday that two airline companies will operate three direct flights daily between Siem Reap and Preah Sihanouk provinces from Dec. 19 in response to the increasing number of tourists.

Preah Sihanouk province is a Cambodia’s major tourism destination after Phnom Penh capital city and Siem Reap province, home to Angkor temples.

Source: AKP