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Cambodia

Cambodia

Over $88 million USD generated from 1.1 mil domestic trips over the Water Festival.
Lockdown Status
Open
Inbound Travel
Open
Outbound Travel
Open
Confirmed
120,160
7,091 per million
7 Day Rolling Ave
+26
-37% vs prev week
Deaths
2,944
173.7 per million
Fully Vaccinated
13,351,514
78.79% of pop.
Source: Cases - John Hopkins University (2021-12-01). Vaccine - Ministry of Health (2021-11-30). Retrieved from OurWorldInData.org

Latest Travel Industry News

Policy Summary

Lockdown Status

Economy reopened, gatherings permitted. Entertainment businesses (KTV, nightclubs) to open from 1 Dec.

Travel Restrictions

Tourist visas available for online application. Quarantine waived for vaccinated travellers from 15 Nov, rapid antigen test on arrival.

Containment Policies Timeline

How to read this graph
International Travel Restrictions
  • 0 - no restrictions
  • 1 - screening arrivals
  • 2 - quarantine arrivals from some or all regions
  • 3 - ban arrivals from some regions
  • 4 - ban on all regions or total border closure
Internal Movement Restrictions
  • 0 - no restrictions
  • 1 - recommend not to travel between regions/cities
  • 2 - internal movement restrictions in place
Stay At Home Requirements
  • 0 - no measures
  • 1 - recommend not leaving house
  • 2 - require not leaving house with exceptions for daily exercise, grocery shopping, and 'essential' trips
  • 3 - require not leaving house with minimal exceptions (eg allowed to leave once a week, or only one person can leave at a time, etc)
School Closures
  • 0 - no measures
  • 1 - recommend closing
  • 2 - require closing (only some levels or categories, eg just high school, or just public schools)
  • 3 - require closing all levels

Economy Summary

Fiscal support for the tourism industry

25 December:

  • Tourism workers to receive $40 USD/ month until March 2021

  • Hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and travel agents exempt from monthly taxes until March 2021

1 October:

  • Aviation sector to continue to have minimum tax exempted from Oct to Dec 2020

  • Payment of civil aviation fees delayed for 2 more months until the end of Dec 2020

  • Tourism workers to receive $40 USD/ month for 3 months

  • Registered hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and travel agencies will be exempt from tax for the next 3 months

31 July:

  • Tax breaks for aviation companies and tourism related businesses extended until Sep

  • Unemployed workers in the tourism industry to receive $40 USD/month for another 2 months

26 May:

  • Airline companies to benefit from exemption of minimum tax payment until July

  • A “Credit Guarantee Fund” of $200 million USD to ease working capital issues

31 March:

  • Minimum 3-month 10% tax exemption for aviation sector (until May), plus debt repayment plan can be paid in installments following suspension of operations. Exemption of minimum tax payment until July

  • For employees: 20% of salary to be sponsored by the government, but must attend a 1 - 2 weeks short skills course organised by the Ministry of Tourism

  • Registered hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and tour agencies in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Preah Sihanouk, Kep, Kampot, Bavet and Poipet to be exempted from all taxes in June & July

  • Tourism businesses also permitted to not pay into the National Social Security Fund during business suspension

  • Tourism businesses exempted from renewal fees for tourism licenses in 2021

GDP Growth Rate

% per year
7.5

2018
7.1

2019

-4.0
2020
forecast
5.9

2021
forecast

Inflation Rate

% per year
2.5

2018
1.9

2019
2.1

2020
forecast
1.8

2021
forecast
Source: Asian Development Bank. Asian Development Outlook 2020 Update.

Tourism Arrivals Summary

International Tourism Arrivals

YoY % change

-15.0
Jan'20

-36.0
Feb

-65.0
Mar

-99.0
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