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Cambodian tourism has received a boost in the lead-up to the ASEAN Tourism Forum

being held in Phnom Penh on January 20-28. International guidebook company

Lonely Planet has voted Cambodia the second-best holiday destination for 2003,

after a survey of its staff worldwide. Idyllic New Zealand was voted the number

one destination, followed by Cambodia, China, Turkey and Cuba. Lonely Planet's

global travel editor Don George was quoted by NZPA saying: "All last year's

places turned out to be hot, no doubt about it."


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