UN said there are 54,965 Cambodian are Working in Tourism Sector

The Human Capital Implications of Future Economic Growth in Cambodia’s a UNDP’s report said there are 54,965 Cambodian are working in 8 important field in tourism sector. According to the report, there are 11,117 workers in accommodation, 8,287 workers in food and beverage, 4,212 in shopping, 10,417 in transport, 2,235 guides, 5,274 in airport staff, 2,660 in travel agencies, 5,763 in other tourism related to civil servants.

This year, Cambodia expect to attract 2.8 million foreign visitors and up to 4.5 millions in 2015 and 7 millions in 2020.

Currently tourism has contributed more than 12% of GDP and now the government of Cambodia decide tourism as green gold for sustainable tourism development and poverty reduction.

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