Sunday, September 21, 2008

Cambodia to host travel mart in Siem Reap in December

Cambodia announces AITEX2009

During last night's dinner reception at the Falaknuma Palace it filtered through that there are some 1,200 delegates attending PATA Travel Mart (PTM) in Hyderabad during September 16-19.

The Falaknuma Palace is regtarded as one of the most magnificent palaces in the whole of India and overlooks the busy city of Hyderabad. It was built by Vikar-ul-Umra in the late 19th century, when India was a British colony. The former "Maharadscha" palace is a treasure trove of art and architecture and is now a part of the Taj Group, which will soon convert it into a super deluxe hotel.

Among the many invited guests at the entertaining dinner party were some people from the Kingdom of Cambodia, who announced that Cambodia will have its own travel mart again in Siem Reap on December 4-6, 2009.

This announcement was confirmed today (September 17) at the booth from the Ministry of Tourism in Cambodia and was given out in print. Thus, the event will be the 3rd Angkor International Tourism Exchange (AITEX), which was canncelled this year accordingly.

Cambodia is one of the 6 countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) that is promoting its tourist attractions heavily. Among them is the sacred temple of Preah Vihear which became the newest UNESCO World Heritage Site recently.

For interested parties, please contact the Ministry of Tourism in Cambodia by Tel. (855-23) 720100, Fax (855-23) 720101, E-mail or go to:

Tonight's reception at PTM features "Andhra Pradesh Tourism Evening & Dinner hosted by Sri P. Ramakanth Reddy, Chief Secretary to the Government of Andhra Pradesh, India. The venue will be at Novotel Hyderabad.


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