Lead experts from the Ministry of Tourism met to discuss a strategic plan on safely reopening the country to tourists and reviving the tourism sector prior to the planned reopening of borders on November.
On the morning of October 13, the Minister of Tourism, Thong Khon, and professional officers from the Ministry of Tourism attended a meeting on the reopening of the tourism sector. The meeting was chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy and Finance and Chairman of the Economic Policy Committee. And Finance (CSF), Dr Aun Porn Moniroth, with participation from people from relevant ministries and institutions. The meeting was focused on drafting two documents: 1. A strategic plan on safely reopening tourism (vaccine tourism.) 2. Policy measures to promote internal tourism movement in 2021-2023.
The documents were prepared in accordance to the recommendation of Prime Minister Hun Sen. According to Mr Hun Sen, the reopening of tourism should be done in two phases. The first phase involves the reopening of domestic tourism. The second phase is to open vaccine tourism.