Cambodia is the Best Tourism Destination 2016
Cambodia: The Land of Magic – The Place Where Gods and Kings Build the World
The European Council on Tourism and Trade (EECT) has announced Cambodia as the “World’s Best Tourism Destination” and as receiver of the “Favourite Cultural Destination” distinction for 2016.
The Kingdom of Wonder wins over 30 countries that joined the annual tourism award competition, marking its first time to receive this prestigious tourism award. According to the report, Cambodia took the top spot on account of its:
- Excellent development and preservation of historical, religious and cultural sites
- Protection of its areas which gives tourists the opportunity to explore Cambodia’s pristine nature
The Kingdom has also been regarded as one of the world’s top adventure river destinations as it caters a perfect center for river trips and adventure tourism. Its massive areas, infrastructures, safety and peace are some of the factors for receiving the recognition according to the report.
The European Council on Tourism and Trade is an international and non-profit organization whose members are from 27 European Union Tourism Organizations and whose role is to market and promote tourism and investment opportunities outside the European Union in general.