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Sweden funds hospitality training

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Sweden funds hospitality trainingVen Rathavong / Khmer Times Share:  Swedish embassy officials meet with academy representatives yesterday. KT/Ven Rathavong The Swedish embassy yesterday provided $2 million to the Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia to train students to become chefs from 2018 to 2020. The aid follows a similar three-year grant that ran from 2016 to 2018 with a budget of $3 million. After signing the agreement, Pierre Tami, CEO of ACAC, said that hospitality in Cambodia is evolving, noting that the number of tourists arriving in the Kingdom is expected to reach six to seven million by 2020. Mr Tami said the strong growth of the tourism sector meant that it is the right time to invest in training students to enter the hospitality industry. “The industry is looking for skilled staff,” he said. “They want workers with skills, but don’t know where to find them in Cambodia.” He added that youth entering the workforce are struggling to find jobs as they are turned away due to …

Uy Kuyteav & Yi Sang Restaurants exclusive VIP event @ Aeon Mall 2 Sen Sok City

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Uy Kuyteav & Yi Sang Restaurants exclusive VIP event @ Aeon Mall 2 Sen Sok CityKhmer Times Share:  Luu Berly and her VIP guest at Uy Kuyteav & Yi Sang restaurants exclusive VIP event. Photos by: Engly Tuy (Sakura)  Uy Kuyteav, the home of Cambodian herbs cuisine, has been serving up Cambodian dishes in a home-cooked style since opening the original outlet within World Dining, Aeon 1 in 2014. The opening of Uy Kuyteav Aeon Sen Sok City brings the total number in Phnom Penh to five. Almond Group wants to support Cambodian producers and showcase Cambodia’s heritage in this new restaurant. “Everything you see in the restaurant, from the lights to the floor tiles, was made in Cambodia,” said Almond Group General Manager Phal Leakhena. The original Yi Sang restaurant opened its doors on 08.08.2008 – an auspicious day in the Chinese calendar- within Almond Hotel on Sothearos Boulevard. Since then, the brand has led by example, serving fresh artisan dimsum and other innovative Cantone…

Long-term strategy needed for tourism

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Long-term strategy needed for tourism  | Publication date 04 July 2018 | 08:40 ICT Share
From left: Piip Amarisara Jaturapat, the senior partner at Thalias; Luu Meng, president of the Cambodia Tourism Federation; and Ly Tayseng, CEO of Post Media, at the Cambodia Tourism Federation networking event on Tuesday. Hong Menea The Cambodian tourism sector is set for more spectacular growth in the next few years, thanks to industry promotion and networking through the Cambodia Tourism Federation (CTF) and support from the Ministry of Tourism. The CTF president and co-chair of the Government Private Sector Working Group-B on Tourism, Luu Meng, said this at a CTF networking event in Phnom Penh on Tuesday with the theme, Stronger Together in Tourism. “Our country is known as the ‘Kingdom of Wonder’ because of its historical and natural richness. Our ultimate goal is marketing and bringing more people to experience our wonderful country. “But to do so, we need to develop our tourism pr…

Cleaning Time for our people and tourism visitors

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Cleaning time for our people and tourism visitors for 4 th Cambodia river festival of 2018 ! With the team from Ministry of tourism and union of youth federation Cambodia team




Hong Kong Business Mission to Cambodia and Vietnam

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Hong Kong is your new partner in exploring the new business opportunities with Cambodian Business Friends. Thanks to the team to support of the great meeting with HE Sok Chenda Sophea, CDC team and HKBAC with HKTDC.



Phnom Penh (FN), March 19 - From 1994 to 2017, Hong Kong had invested 257 projects in Cambodia, worth of $1.33 billion, according to Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC)’s report on Monday. The report was released in the meeting between Sok Chenda Sophea, Minister attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of the CDC, and a trade and economic delegation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, led by Edward Yau, secretary in charge of economic development and trade on Monday afternoon at CDC. The delegation currently comprises of 69 members from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office and other 30 companies operating in infrastructure, technology, construction and…

Cambodian Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals

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Cambodian Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals. We request more hotels and restaurants use Cambodian products such as CAMBODIAN vegetables “fresh and natural” thanks to all chefs to supports this From Minister of tourism HE Dr Thong Khon.


Cleaning time for the our people and tourism visitors for 4 th Cambodia river festival of 2018 !

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Cleaning time for the our people and tourism visitors for 4 th Cambodia river festival of 2018 ! With the team from Ministry of tourism and union of youth federation Cambodia team.