Siem Reap has been chosen to host an international conference on cultural tourism
from December 11 till 13 this year.
The aim of the conference, organized by the World Tourism Organization, is to raise
awareness of the importance of cultural heritage sites in tourism development. It
also focuses on sustainable development practices not only to maintain tourism growth
to Asia, but also to preserve these invaluable resources.
The conference also will benefit from technical presentations and case studies from
UNESCO, Austria, China, Egypt, France, India, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Thailand
and Uzbekistan as well as from perspectives from tour operators of major source and