Category: Cambodia

More Good News for Cambodia’s Tourism Market

It was  just announced yesterday the Crescendas Group, a Singaporean consortium representing 21 companies, is looking to sink between $30 and $50 million into tourism in Cambodia. According to Delegation Head Delegation head Lawrence Leow, deputy honorary secretary of the…

A positive Update on Tourism in Cambodia

August 2009 Further to my blog, “Gin and Tonics with a Taser Twist; A tourist’s view of corruption in Cambodia”, I just came across this article in yesterday’s Phnom Penh Post. Perhaps the economic influence that comes from  increased investment…

Sambo the Elephant Greets Diners in Phnom Penh

Anyone who has visited Phnom Penh will be familiar with Sambo, the gorgeous 49-year old girl who toddles into town everyday from Wat Phnom for her morning bath, and toddles back.  I encountered her for the first time last month,…

FCC Angkor Misses the Mark

    We were so so excited to stay at the FCC after countless hours of due diligence researching hotels in SR, but despite previous glowing reviews and high expectations, it was frankly, a disappointment. Off the bat, slightly odd…