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The Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia

  Address

Lot 3A, St. 169, Veal Vong Commune, Prampi Makara District, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia.

  Contact
Tel : (855) 023 88 49 72
Fax : (855) 023 88 49 74
Email :
Website : www.mot.gov.kh
www.tourismcambodia.org

The Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia has its pivotal role in managing and developing the tourism field of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

  Duties of the Ministry of Tourism

The duties of the Ministry of Tourism include:

  • Formulate a national policy on tourism and a strategic tourist development plan
  • Encourage investments in tourism on the basis of the National Strategic Development Plan
  • Manage the Cambodian tourism industry
  • Improve all types of tourism services
  • Manage and maintain natural resorts, man-made resorts, tourist centers, and tourist developmental regions nationwide
  • Issue tourist business licenses to tourist vocational training schools and managing the affairs of tourist vocational training
  • Promote and marketing Cambodian tourism, both at home and overseas
  • Manage tourism publications and information and procuring corrections where necessary
  • Set up Cambodian tourism representative offices overseas, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and with institutions and organizations overseas
  • Sign implementation contracts relating to tourism projects after guidelines set by the Royal Government of Cambodia
  • Issue tourist business licenses to tourism companies, tourism agencies, tour guides, hotels, casinos, restaurants, guesthouses, massage parlors, karaoke bars, bars, discotheques, resorts, tourism sports, means of tourism transport, and tourist exploitation services
  • Establish, improve and maintain standards and quality of the tourism industry and services
  • Grade hotels and restaurants nationwide
  • Regularly inspecting the tourism domain
  • Pursue international cooperation enhanced in the field of tourism
  Organizational Structure

Name Position Mobile
1
H.E. Mr. Thong Khon
Minister of Tourism
(855) 012 80 82 54
2
H.E. Mr. Sam Promonea
Secretary of State
(855) 012 83 53 49
3
H.E. Mr. Ruos Ren
Secretary of State
(855) 012 83 34 81
4
H.E. Mr. Sieng Kimhan
Secretary of State
(855) 012 85 14 56
5
H.E. Mr. So Mara
Secretary of State
(855) 015 62 88 88
6
H.E. Mr. Chum Iek
Secretary of State
(855) 012 82 27 43
7
H.E. Mr. Kim Ou Chansamith
Secretary of State
(855) 012 95 87 43
8
H.E. Mr. Ly Bunthoeun
Secretary of State
(855) 012 88 80 85
9
H.E. Mr. Kousoum Saroeuth
Secretary of State
(855) 016 63 18 03
10
H.E. Mr. Sim Suong
Under-Secretary of State
(855) 012 96 59 35
11
H.E. Mr. Sdoeung Sokhom
Under-Secretary of State
(855) 092 51 68 88
12
H.E. Mr. Pak Sokhom
Under-Secretary of State
(855) 016 86 48 64
(855) 011 86 48 64
13
H.E. Mr. Pol Meng Hour
Under-Secretary of State
(855) 012 86 35 86
14
H.E. Mr. Hor Sarun
Under-Secretary of State
(855) 016 83 57 66
15
H.E. Mrs. Sam Monnica
Under-Secretary of State
(855) 012 54 40 83
16
H.E. Mr. Ok Darariddh
Under-Secretary of State
(855) 012 88 33 78
17
H.E. Mr. Pan Chantra
Under-Secretary of State
(855) 012 75 95 98
18
H.E. Mr. Heng Sam An
Under-Secretary of State
(855) 090 73 57 77
(855) 097 74 35 777
19
H.E. Mr. Nuon Someth
Under-Secretary of State
(855) 012 43 47 47
20
H.E. Mr. Chea Bora
General Director of Administration and Finance
(855) 012 22 01 68
21
H.E. Mr. Tith Chantha
General Director of Tourism
(855) 012 68 97 07
22
H.E. Mr. Ouk Siphan
Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Tourism, in the Rank of General Director
(855) 012 89 78 06
23
H.E. Mr. Vatt Chamroeun
Advisor to the Minister of Tourism and Deputy Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Tourism
(855) 012 97 42 58
24
H.E. Mr. Duong Vireak

Advisor to the Ministry of Tourism and Deputy General Director of Administration and Finance

(855) 12 87 19 66
25
H.E. Mr. Kong Solida

Advisor to the Ministry of Tourism and Deputy General Director of Administration and Finance

(855) 012 91 94 92
26
H.E. Mr. So Visothy
Advisor to the Minister of Tourism and Director of the Department of Marketing and Promotion
(855) 015 81 69 99, 017 81 69 99
27
H.E. Mr. Neb Samouth
General Secretary of the National Committee of Clean City Assessment and Deputy General Director of Tourism
(855) 012 49 62 67
28
Mr. Nin Sothy Vong
Deputy General Director of Administration and Finance
(855) 077 63 13 75
29
Mr. Plong Thoeun
Deputy General Director of Administration and Finance and Director of the Department of Administration and General Affairs
(855) 012 87 13 16
30
Mrs. Chhouk Chhouvong
Deputy General Director of Administration and Finance
(855) 016 83 85 40
31
Mr. Oum Khim
Deputy General Director of Tourism
(855) 012 97 35 63
32
Mr. In Thoeun
Deputy General Director of Tourism
(855) 012 25 57 06
33
Mr. Koeut Puthvory
Deputy General Director of Tourism
(855) 012 89 74 73
34
Mr. Penh Ponlok
Deputy General Director of Tourism
(855) 015 77 77 18
35
H.E. Mr. Rith Chantha
Advisor to the Ministry of Tourism
(855) 016 88 93 95
36
Dr. Soun Rany
Advisor to the Ministry of Tourism
(855) 017 55 50 45
37
Mr. Keo Phuong
Advisor to the Ministry of Tourism
(855) 012 66 63 06
38
Mr. Uk Sokha
Advisor to the Ministry of Tourism
(855) 012 83 03 87
39
Mr. Yang Van
Advisor to the Ministry of Tourism
(855) 012 82 93 50
40
Mr. Chhim Vantha
Advisor to the Ministry of Tourism
(855) 012 49 40 36

  Technical Organizations of the Ministry of Tourism
  1. Legal Corps

    Responsible Officials:

    1.
     
    Mr. Chea Kosal
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 012 22 45 77
    Email
    :
     
    Director
    2.
     
    Mr. Sou Kim Prithea
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 012 85 45 85
    Deputy Director
    3.
     
    Ms. Meas Siné
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 089 88 99 98
    Deputy Director

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    Role:
    The Legal Corps is an expert organization under the leadership of the Minister of Tourism. The corps has its role in drafting laws, royal decrees, sub-decrees, declarations, legal regulations, and other norms relevant to tourism.

    Duties: The Legal Corps has its duties as follows:

    • To cooperate with concerned expert organizations in drafting laws, royal decrees, sub-decrees, declarations, legal regulations, and other norms relevant to tourism.
    • To study and research national and international legal documents and legal regulations relevant to the tourism management and submit proposals to the Minister of Tourism for his consideration and approval.
    • To do study, do research and provide advice on other draft contracts relevant to tourism.
    • To control and evaluate contracts for other investment projects relevant to the tourism field of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
    • To formulate detailed plans for laws and legal regulations aimed at ensuring the legal organizational effectiveness of the Ministry of Tourism.
    • To disseminate laws and legal regulations relevant to tourism so that they reach concerned organizations.
    • To follow up the execution of the laws and legal regulations to ensure if the concerned organizations carry out or not.
    • To coordinate the work of legal regulations relevant to tourism with concerned ministries and institutions of the Royal Government of Cambodia.
    • To liaise with institutions of the Royal Government of Cambodia, the private sector, and national and international organizations while drafting legislation.
    • Furthermore, to fulfill other relevant duties assigned by the Minister of Tourism.

    Expert Offices:

    • Office of the Formation of Legal Text and Regulationse
    • Office of the Compilation, Organization and Maintenance of Archives
    • Office of Legislative Relations and Procedures
    • Office of the Investigation and Evaluation of the Execution of Laws and Legal Regulations
    • Office of Consultation and Coordination of Investment Procedures
  2. Inspection Department

    Responsible Officials:

    1.
     
    Mr. Sao Saroeun
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 012 73 26 78
    Tel
    :
    (855) 023 88 49 15
    Fax
    :
    (855) 023 88 49 15
    Inspector
    2.
     
    Mr. Oum Phaly
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 011 91 35 25
    Deputy Inspector
    3.
     
    Mr. Lor Sovichea
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 089 46 88 89
    Deputy Inspector
    4.
     
    Mr. Hun Visal
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 012 86 92 09
    Deputy Inspector
    5.
     
    Mr. Nou Sakhan
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 011 33 92 01
    Deputy Inspector
    6.
     
    Mr. Say Sakhan
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 012 53 17 18
    Deputy Inspector

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    Role:
    The Inspection Department is a group of senior staff who help the Ministry of Tourism in inspecting tourism affairs.

    Duties:The Inspection Department has its duties as follows:

    • To regularly inspect the implementation processes of principles, the national policy on tourism, the central administrative organizations, local organizations, and the establishments of tourism exploitation in conformity with principles, the policy, laws, sub-decrees, decisions, declarations and regulations of the top leader of the organization.
    • To carry out tasks assigned by the Minister of Tourism:
      • An investigation into and control on the effectiveness of the implementation of principles, the national policy on tourism, and internal regulations;
      • Control, investigation, and research on papers, contingencies, property, equipment, materials, and state budget relevant to the inspection affairs and other administrative controversies;
      • A tourism inspection performed to maintain social order, i.e. to avoid business conflicts created by the establishments of tourism exploitation, affecting social prestige and the national policy on tourism;
      • Moreover, invitations extended to officials, civil servants, or persons concerned, though are in legal or physical entities, to allow investigators to enquire into the allegations and to clarify these through the provision of proof required by the Inspection Department.
    • To inspect other work assigned by the Minister of Tourism, to recapitulate the main written facts and arguments elicited, to deliver outcomes of a case, to reach a conclusion if they are right or wrong, and to make suggestions on these outcomes to the Minister of Tourism for his consideration and approval.
    • To do inspection plans quarterly, semiannually and annually aimed at ensuring the effectiveness of practices.
    • To cooperate with the General Directorate of Administration and Finance, General Directorate of Tourism, expert departments, municipal and provincial tourism departments, and concerned institutions to succeed in conducting inspection affairs.
    • To have its rights to request the director of an organization being inspected and concerned organizations to report in written or spoken on a fact to the competent inspection corps.
    • In the eventuality of preventive actions or delaying tactics, the inspection department needs to report these duly to the Minister of Tourism for an effective intervention made.
    • Furthermore, to carry out all of the inspection affairs handled in truth, justice, fairness, impartiality, and secrecy.

    Expert Offices:

    • Office of Recapitulation and Implementation Control
    • Office of Inspection
    • Office of Investigation and Research
    • Office of Tourism Lawsuit Acceptance and Resolution
  3. Department of Internal Audit

    Responsible Officials:

    1.
     
    Mr. Ven Thim
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 016 30 38 39
    Tel
    :
    (855) 023 88 49 64
    Director
    2.
     
    Mr. Touch Many
    Mobile
    :
    (855) 012 82 44 96
    Deputy Director

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    Role:
    The Department of Internal Audit has its independent role in controlling, analyzing, and evaluating affairs of all the departments, the organizations under the supervision of the Ministry of Tourism, and municipal and provincial tourism departments through the provision of recommendations and opinions, which is aimed at enhancing the effectiveness of affairs of all the organizations.

    Duties: The Department of Internal Audit has its duties as follows:

    • To control property, accounts, records, and an inventory of the contents of all the departments.
    • To control and evaluate practices of personnel of the Ministry of Tourism aimed at ensuring their operational effectiveness.
    • To have professional integrity and honesty admired.
    • To keep secrecy in internal audit prepared.
    • To report the accounts of audit and draw conclusions from audit submitted to the Minister of Tourism and to the National Authority of Audit.
    • Furthermore, to coordinate its work with the National Authority of Audit to ensure the effectiveness of audit, i.e. to avoid overlapped audit affairs.

    Expert Offices:

    • Office of Audit Recapitulation
    • Office of Audit Techniques
    • Office of Accounting and Financial Audit
  4. General Directorate of Administration and Finance
    1. Department of Administration and General Affairs:

      Responsible Officials:

      1.
       
      Mr. Plong Thoeun
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 87 13 16
      Tel
      :
      (855) 023 88 49 74
      Fax
      :
      (855) 023 88 49 74
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. Sam Vuthea
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 67 73 88
      Deputy Director

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      Role:
      The Department of Administration and General Affairs is an expert organization under the supervision of the General Directorate of Administration and Finance. This department has its major role, as an assistant to the Ministry of Tourism, in coordinating administrative affairs of the Ministry of Tourism, inter-ministries, municipality, and all the provinces.

      Duties: The Department of Administration and General Affairs has its duties as follows:

      • To manage all the letters sent out to and received from all the organizations and institutions.
      • To make planning, propose measures, and control protective measures to preserve security, order, safety, hygiene and beauty of the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To control and recommend administrative procedures applied and reform administrative letters of the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To circulate all the letters received from and sent to organizations and institutions inside and outside the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To cooperate with expert departments and the Cabinet of the Minister of Tourism, in the organization of all meetings, conventions, and conferences of the Ministry of Tourism attended.
      • To cooperate with expert departments and the Cabinet of the Minister of Tourism, in the submission of weekly, monthly, quarterly, semiannual, third-quarterly, and annual affair curricula projects of the senior management.
      • To make reports weekly, monthly, quarterly, semiannually, third-quarterly and annually, and put up targets of the Ministry of Tourism to be submitted to the Minister of Tourism for his consideration and approval.
      • To organize protocol and extend warm hospitality for the senior management and official delegations invited.
      • To attend national and international festivals planned and approved by the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To ensure the effectiveness and the safety of administrative affairs run.
      • To manage social affairs of the Ministry of Tourism administered.
      • To ensure the effectiveness of archives stored.
      • Furthermore, to send these archives stored in the Archive of the Council of Ministers.

      Expert Offices:

      • Office of Administration and Procedures
      • Office of Recapitulation
      • Office of Protocol
      • Office of Archives
    2. Department of Personnel and Human Resources Development:

      Responsible Officials:

      1.
       
      Mr. Mao Sochetra
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 29 22 88
      Tel
      :
      (855) 023 88 49 29
      Fax
      :
      (855) 023 88 49 29
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. Meas Polika
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 38 62 14
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. Chea Chan Heng
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 77 57 89
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. Keo Thea
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 87 66 79
      Deputy Director

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      Role:
      The Department of Personnel and Human Resources Development is an expert organization under the supervision of the General Directorate of Administration and Finance. This department has its major role, as an assistant to the Ministry of Tourism, in effectively managing personnel and developing human resources in tourism at middle, municipal, and provincial levels.

      Duties: The Department of Personnel and Human Resources Development has its duties as follows:

      • To manage, in administrative affairs, civil servants within the framework of the public function, staff under the terms of the contract, and unskilled laborers, in cooperation with the State Secretariat of Public Function, General Secretariat of Administrative Reforms, ministries and institutions concerned.
      • To organize remuneration system and other benefits for civil servants aimed at raising their morale.
      • To execute programs for public administrative reforms adopted.
      • To organize administrative letters aimed at managing professions of civil servants.
      • To run programs for special positions and human resources in tourism aimed at defining their professional goals.
      • To control and assess the requirements of human resources training and to recruit officials to be trained and retrained, in cooperation with the State Secretariat of Public Function, ministries and institutions concerned.
      • To prepare personnel management statistics and official bulletins aimed at ensuring the effectiveness of their nomination.
      • To manage tourist social affairs conducted at middle, municipal, and provincial levels.
      • Furthermore, to cooperate with concerned departments in organizing training and educational courses for civil servants and to control and assess their capacities to be assigned to study both at home and abroad.

      Expert Offices:

      • Office of Personnel Management
      • Office of Salaries and Labor
      • Office of Human Resources Development
      • Office of Social Policy
      • Office of Municipal and Provincial Relations
    3. Department of Accounting and Finance:

      Responsible Officials:

      1.
       
      Mr. Song Tong Hap
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 58 65 88
      Tel
      :
      (855) 023 88 49 76
      Fax
      :
      (855) 023 88 49 76
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. Heng Sodany
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 015 39 96 66
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. Lek Yèm
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 96 27 86
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. Mam Veasna
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 42 05 20
      Deputy Director
      5.
       
      Mr. Hang Sandap
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 017 87 18 00
      Deputy Director

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      Role:
      The Department of Accounting and Finance is an expert organization under the supervision of the General Directorate of Administration and Finance. This department has its major role, as an assistant to the Ministry of Tourism, in the coordination and management of the tourism budget to earn income and to make logical expenditure for the national economic purposes.

      Duties: The Department of Accounting and Finance has its duties as follows:

      • To manage whole financial affairs of the Ministry of Tourism aimed at ensuring the effectiveness of all practices
      • To plan projects for the annual state budget the Ministry of Tourism is required to spend.
      • To manage the state budget and finance for the implementation process of the Ministry of Tourism, principally organized and approved by the Minister of Tourism.
      • To comply with the requirements and make reports on income transferred to the state budget in conformity with the law on finance.
      • To plan expenditure projects for material and equipment management and for repair and constructional work.
      • To coordinate all the budget spent by the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To manage unfixed and fixed assets and a stock of materials and gasoline used by the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To list an inventory of state property the Ministry of Tourism owns.
      • To manage the accounts of financial bulletins and fixed assets accounting aimed at depreciating these assets.
      • To organize and pay salaries and social allowances for civil servants in order to secure their livelihood.
      • To organize financial and accounting information technology aimed at ensuring the effectiveness of practices.
      • To execute public procurement approved by the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To plan economic, social and public investment projects of the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To set up financial planning projects aimed at ensuring the effectiveness of its execution.
      • To manage and control the budget allocated.
      • To manage all the accounts kept by accountants.
      • To make reports on financial statements monthly, quarterly, semiannually and annually and submit these reports to the Minister of Tourism for his consideration and approval.
      • Furthermore, to fulfill other duties assigned by the Minister of Tourism.

      Expert Offices:

      • Office of Accounting and Finance
      • Office of Procurement
      • Office of Supplies
      • Office of Non-tax Income
  5. General Directorate of Tourism
    1. Department of Statistics and Tourism Information:

      Responsible Officials:

      1.
       
      Mr. Kong Sopheareak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 98 77 89
      Fax
      :
      (855) 023 85 50 03
      Email
      :
       
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. Suong Mardy
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 47 74 70
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. Nuth Nearak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 077 86 63 86
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mrs. Hout Sinuon
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 84 88 21
      Deputy Director

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      Role:
      The Department of Statistics and Tourism Information is an expert organization under the supervision of the General Directorate of Tourism. This department has its major role, as an assistant to the Ministry of Tourism, in collecting, compiling, analyzing, and publishing the tourism statistics nationwide and worldwide. This department also has its key role in organizing tourist information effectively for the benefit of the tourism field of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the tourism database for managing the documents.

      Duties: The Department of Statistics and Tourism Information has its duties as follows:

      • To research methodologies and organize standards and norms for tourism statistics aimed at ensuring the effectiveness, quality, and sustainability of its publication.
      • To collect, compile, and publish tourism statistics and all the relevant tourism information.
      • To research, analyze, and forecasting the tourism statistics.
      • Tourism survey annually and employment on tourism sector.
      • To cooperate with ministries, institutions, organizations, concerned authorities, and national and international organizations in collecting and compiling the data and all the relevant information to ensure the effectiveness of tourism statistics and national norms.
      • To study and shape the policy on the development of information communication technology (ICT) aimed at enforcing the e-Government.
      • To manage and maintain the official website to promote reports on tourism statistics, tourism potential, and other activities of the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To enforce Information Communication Technology “ICT” for tourism, relevant to the management of the computer network, the development of computer programs, the analysis / interpretation of the data, and the input and verification of the data.
      • To study and establish a security system aimed at maintaining the e-data, e-information, the website and e-mail.
      • To manage tourist information centers in an effective, quality, sustainable and responsible way.
      • To cooperate with the Department of Planning Development in the provision of the statistical data and tourist information, aimed at forming developmental plans for tourism.
      • Furthermore, to cooperate with the Department of Education and Training and concerned departments in organizing training courses for expert officials in statistics and in encouraging the use of information technology at municipal and provincial levels.

      Expert Offices:

      • Office of Tourist Statistics
      • Office of Research and Statistical Analysist
      • Office of Data Rectification and Input
      • Office of Information Technology
      • Office of Website Development
    2. Department of Marketing and Promotion:

      Responsible Officials:

      1.
       
      H.E. Mr. So Visothy
      Tel
      :
      (855) 023 88 50 39 / (855) 023 88 50 69
      Fax
      :
      (855) 023 88 50 69
      Email
      :
       
       
       
       
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. Yin Sypheng
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 83 01 66
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. Lor Thoura
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 82 60 55
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mrs. Tek Sophy
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 88 83 83
      Deputy Director
      5.
       
      Mr. Hul Seila
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 22 22 44
      Deputy Director
      6.
       
      Mr. Chhoeng Monny
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 78 96 67
      Deputy Director
      7.
       
      Mr. Nim Sovann
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 91 01 97
      Deputy Director
      8.
       
      Mrs. So Lyna
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 088 7 57 59 99
      Deputy Director
      9.
       
      Mr. Van Monivathnak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 80 33 66
      Deputy Director
      10.
       
      Mr. Khuon Makara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 35 61 11
      Deputy Director

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      Role:
      The Department of Marketing and Promotion is an expert organization under the supervision of the General Directorate of Tourism. This department has its major role, as an assistant to the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia, in tourism marketing and promotion through a detailed analysis, strategic marketing and promotional planning, and the effective organization of national and international travel and tourism events attended, aimed at attracting tourists and investors to the Kingdom of Cambodia.

      Duties: The Department of Marketing and Promotion has its duties as follows:

      • To organize and execute Cambodian tourist promotional campaigns in cooperation with concerned organizations and the tourism industry.
      • To analyze and manage useful information collected from all the sources of travel markets.
      • To organize strategic marketing plans for short, medium and long terms and determine potential target markets in order to promote Cambodian tourism effectively.
      • To compile all information obtained from potential markets and produce Cambodian tourist promotional documents to meet the requirements of those markets.
      • To liaise with the national and international media while promoting Cambodian tourism nationwide and worldwide.
      • To manage and control activity of tourist representatives abroad officially appointed by the Ministry of Tourism, aimed at strengthening present tourist representative offices and widening these offices to our overseas-intended tourist markets.
      • To liaise with the embassies and general consulates of the Kingdom of Cambodia abroad while promoting Cambodian tourism.
      • To organize and attend national and international travel events to promote Cambodian tourism successfully.
      • To coordinate and organize programs of visitation for the press, tour operators, and foreign investors visiting tourist destinations of the Kingdom of Cambodia to be familiar with tourist potential and to encourage the flow of tourists and investors into Cambodia.
      • To manage Cambodian tourist promotional processes at home and overseas.
      • To manage and control Cambodian tourist information disseminated on the Internet.
      • To control all the Cambodian tourist information published to ensure its effectiveness.
      • To create a law on Cambodian tourist publications and other regulations, in cooperation with legal corps of the Ministry of Tourism, aimed at managing Cambodian tourist informational promotion efficiently and effectively.
      • To control all the Cambodian tourist information released through the national and international media.
      • To establish and manage tourist information centers at international airports and border checkpoints in the city and all provinces of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
      • To research, collect, and compile tourist information to modernize tourist promotional activity.
      • In addition, to cooperate with competent authorities at all levels and relevant organizations aimed at ensuring the implementation of the law on Cambodian tourist publications and legal regulations on Cambodian tourist informational promotion.

      Expert Offices:

      • Office of Marketing and Promotion, in Charge of Historical, Cultural Destinations
      • Office of Marketing and Promotion, in Charge of Phnom Penh and Surroundings
      • Office of Marketing and Promotion, in Charge of the Coastal Zone
      • Office of Marketing and Promotion, in Charge of Natural Tourist Destinations
      • Office of Marketing and Promotion, in Charge of the ASEAN Market
      • Office of Marketing and Promotion, in Charge of Chinese, Japanese and Korean Markets
      • Office of Marketing and Promotion, in Charge of America, Europe and Oceania Markets
      • Office of Data Rectification and Input
      • Office of Marketing and Promotion, in Charge of Indian, Middle Eastern and African Markets
      • Office of Marketing and Promotion, in Charge of South Asian, Middle Asian and Russian Markets
      • Office of Production
      • Office of Overseas Tourism Representative Management
      • Office of Public Relations and the Organization of Familiarization Trips
      • Office of National Tourist Informational Administration
      • Office of International Tourist Informational Administration
    3. Department of Planning Development:

      Responsible Officials:

      1.
       
      Mr. Sok Sokun
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 88 05 76
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. Bou Chan Serey
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 88 55 59
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. Sokun Narong
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 87 08 62
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. Nourn Savy
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 93 07 20
      Deputy Director
      5.
       
      Mr. Kim Bunnara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 89 17 28
      Deputy Director
      6.
       
      Mr. Ek Rotha
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 29 92 85
      Deputy Director
      7.
       
      Mr. Mom Rotha
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 98 31 54
      Deputy Director
      8.
       
      Mr. Yin Nat
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 077 97 88 38
      Deputy Director

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      Role:
      The Department of Planning Development is an expert organization under the supervision of the General Directorate of Tourism. This department has its major role, as an assistant to the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia, in controlling and formulating the policy on strategic tourist developmental plans aimed at ensuring the highly effective, quality and sustainable tourism management and development to contribute to the alleviation of poverty.

      Duties: The Department of Planning Development has its duties as follows:

      • To cooperate with ministries, institutions, authorities, and concerned organizations in the formulation of the policy on strategic national and provincial tourism development plans.
      • To provide expert advice on the formation of strategic plans for provincial tourism development, public and private tourism investment, and small and medium tourism enterprise investment to contribute to the alleviation of poverty.
      • To propose key measures to ensure the sustainable tourism development and management of the areas and provinces aimed at alleviating poverty.
      • To cooperate with ministries, institutions, and concerned authorities in jointly issuing regulations or in providing professional advice on the organization, management and development of jointly responsible tourism areas, such as protected landscape, Mekong River dolphin pits, eco-tourism, community tourism, and other tourism landscapes. These are to derive maximum benefit from tourism, to ensure equitable profit-sharing, and to mitigate the negative impact of tourism development.
      • To provide ministries, institutions and concerned authorities with expert advice on plans for land usage, fixed asset management and infrastructural development, on public services, on the provision of concessionary property ownership, and on constructional projects for buildings for the purpose of tourism.
      • To cooperate with ministries, institutions, concerned authorities, and neighboring countries in studying, researching and organizing development projects, to strengthen cooperation in the regional tourism development, such as Emerald Triangle, Southern Tourism Corridor, etc., and to integrate the national tourism development plan with the ASEAN and international tourism plans.
      • To cooperate with ministries, institutions, concerned authorities, and other countries in studying, researching and analyzing the impact of tourism development and the tourism situation to be used as a base for the determination of the development of infrastructure, facilities, and other tourism services aimed at developing Cambodia into a potential tourist destination. These are also used as a solid foundation for prediction about the effects of tourism on the national economy.
      • To cooperate with expert organizations in the formation of action plans of the Ministry of Tourism, to encourage practices, and to evaluate the effectiveness of practices of each organizations of the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To cooperate with the Department of Education and Training and expert organizations in the formation of a human resources development plan to educate officials of the Ministry of Tourism, provincial tourism departments, and concerned organizations on the determination of the policy on a strategic tourism development plan.
      • Furthermore, to make reports on the outcomes of its affairs quarterly, semiannually and annually for the Ministry of Tourism, and to set continuous implementation targets for the Ministry of Tourism in conformity with the effective policy of the Royal Government of Cambodia.

      Expert Offices:

      • Office of Tourism Planning Development
      • Office of Cultural Tourism Planning Development
      • Office of Eco-tourism and the Environment
      • Office of Regional Tourism
      • Office of Community-based Tourism and the Alleviation of Poverty
      • Office of Tourism Investment
      • Office of Tourism Study and Research
    4. Department of Education and Training:

      Responsible Officials:

      1.
       
      Mr. Tèn Ratana
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 90 11 85
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. Chhim Sokchin
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 84 80 02
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mrs. Phkar Sina
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 92 01 78
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mrs. Chay Sovanny
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 96 26 26
      Deputy Director
      5.
       
      Mrs. Bun Khema
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 36 75 06
      Deputy Director
      6.
       
      Mr. Heng Sok Chamroeun
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 53 06 41
      Deputy Director

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      Role:
      The Department of Education and Training is an expert organization under the supervision of the General Directorate of Tourism. This department has its major role, as an assistant to the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia, in orientating, educating and training humans in tourist vocational courses and other relevant services, and in controlling, strengthening and heightening quality of education and training at tourist vocational training schools. This department also has its key role in licensing tourist vocational training schools to train students in tourism, in classifying students according to their skill, and in determining minimum standards and practice systems aimed at maintaining and enhancing quality of tourism education within the state and private frameworks.

      Duties: The Department of Education and Training has its duties as follows:

      • To study and formulate draft legal regulations relevant to curriculum plans for tourism education and training approved by the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To cooperate with concerned ministries, institutions, authorities, and non-government organizations in studying and forming legal regulations aimed at managing, controlling and promoting educational activity and at enhancing quality of tourism education on overall responsibility of the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To establish and manage tourist vocational educational schools within the state and private frameworks.
      • To cooperate with the Department of Personnel and Human Resources Development in the formulation of strategic plans for human resources development and in the control of professional capacity of all the officials of the Ministry of Tourism to be nominated to study at home and abroad.
      • To cooperate with expert organizations in studying, researching and forming strategic curriculum plans for training and retraining.
      • To conduct procedures for managing and assessing the application forms for licenses to establish tourist vocational educational schools, based on criteria determined.
      • To recommend an approval for the grant, cancellation, suspension or decrease of the grade of these licenses, and recommend an approval for stopping tourist educational activity from the Minister of Tourism.
      • To establish standards for academic curricula on the tourism major and a classification system for tourist vocational educational schools established.
      • To provide advice on the standards and requirements of educational techniques and quality in conformity with the perfect working conditions of the Kingdom of Cambodia created.
      • To introduce measures to educate and train members of the tourism community and the public on the prevention of child sex trafficking, issues of gender, food hygiene, and tourism welfare.
      • To submit to the Minister of Tourism a proposal to provide incentives for tourist vocational educational institutes producing masterpieces of human resources development in tourism.
      • To provide expert advice for municipal and provincial tourism departments, managed by the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To cooperate with concerned ministries, institutions, provincial administrations, the private sector, and non-government organizations to develop human resources effectively and efficiently.
      • To cooperate with concerned departments and institutions to form tourist educational associations observed.
      • To cooperate with concerned departments, institutions and non-government organizations to compile documents to be stored in the tourism library for tourism learners and researchers.
      • To cooperate with concerned institutions and non-government organizations in promotion and education and in the compilation of legal regulations concerning the prevention of child sex trafficking and the exploitation of minors targeted.

      Expert Offices:

      • Office of Planning and Curricula
      • Office of Training and Retraining
      • Office of Document and Library Management
      • Office of Management of Tourist Vocational Training Schools
      • Office of Management of Lecturers
      • Office of Tour Guide Training and Management
      • Office of the Child Safety of Tourism
    5. Department of Cultural Tourism and Resorts:

      Responsible Officials:

      1.
       
      Mr. Phuong Vannak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 81 71 37
      Email
      :
       
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. Choub Sophaon
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 85 14 36
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. Chum Sarakvich
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 73 81 27
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. Phay Dararith
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 53 00 38
      Deputy Director
      5.
       
      Mr. Van Monivathnak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 80 33 66
      Deputy Director

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      Role:
      The Department of Cultural Tourism and Resorts is an expert organization under the supervision of the General Directorate of Tourism. This department has its major role, as an assistant to the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia, in controlling and formulating legal regulations concerning exploitation of tourist resorts, determining minimum standards, taking part in cultural tourist activity and events, and improving souvenir-selling services. This department also has its major role in controlling and issuing licenses to run tourist resorts, souvenir shops, and other relevant businesses established in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

      Duties: The Department of Cultural Tourism and Resorts has its duties as follows:

      • To encourage and execute all competitive movements, especially the movement “Clean City, Clean Resort, Good Service” launched nationwide.
      • To formulate legal regulations concerning the management and development of tourist products, tangible and intangible cultural heritage, traditions, customs, beliefs, national identity, as well as the exquisite beauties of nature, which create a unique tourist product intended.
      • To provide good advice and take key measures to manage and classify minimum standards.
      • To manage tourist resorts in the coastal, cultural, natural and artificial areas aimed at ensuring the effectiveness, quality, and sustainability of tourism services.
      • To cooperate in controlling tourist architectural buildings erected in the Khmer decorative style for all tourism enterprises, aimed at maintaining the national identity.
      • To cooperate in controlling the ancient Khmer costume and concerts performed.
      • To study and research master plans for all the resorts, story of tourist resorts, and history of traditional cultures, aimed at organizing travel events in each destination.
      • To encourage a chain of tourism products, aimed at promoting the visitation circuit of Cambodia, fabulously rich in cultural heritage and natural resources.
      • To cooperate with concerned organizations in preventing businesspersons from selling counterfeit souvenirs and in preventing brokers from accepting irrational commissions given.
      • To establish procedures for determining and assessing tourist resorts and souvenir shops at the request of businesspersons for tourism licenses, based on the law on tourism and criteria defined.
      • To recommend an approval for the grant, cancellation, suspension or decrease of the grade of these licenses, and recommend an approval for stopping tourism exploitation from the Minister of Tourism.
      • Furthermore, to seek effective means and take key measures to prevent the social impact of obscene cultures.

      Expert Offices:

      • Office of Cultural Tourist Resorts
      • Office of Natural and Artificial Tourist Resorts
      • Office of Coastal Tourist Resorts
      • Office of Siem Reap Tourist Sites
      • Office of Cultural Tourist Events
      • Office of Tourist Architecture and Decoration
      • Office of Souvenir-selling Services and Tourist Handicrafts
    6. Department of Tourism Industry:

      Responsible Officials:

      1.
       
      Mr. Prak Chandara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 93 83 93
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. Chen Saman
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 97 73 77
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. Chea Chandary
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 89 43 46
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. Nou Sophal
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 57 07 67
      Deputy Director
      5.
       
      Mr. Sao Channa
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 38 81 86
      Deputy Director
      6.
       
      Mr. Kol Thyda
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 089 31 03 24
      Deputy Director
      7.
       
      Mr. Sam Seng
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 092 76 47 48
      Deputy Director
      8.
       
      Mr. Sok Sangvar
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 89 99 99
      Deputy Director
      9.
       
      Mr. Liv Vannheng
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 85 47 50
      Deputy Director

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      Role:
      The Department of Tourism Industry is an expert organization under the supervision of the General Directorate of Tourism. This department has its major role, as an assistant to the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia, in controlling the organization of tourist businesses and exploitation activity through the basic issue of tourism licenses, the collective formulation of legal regulations, the general adoption of classification systems, the accurate determination of minimum standards, and the active encouragement of standard practices. The objective of this department is to enhance quality of tourism services run in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

      Duties: The Department of Tourism Industry has its duties as follows:

      • To study and formulate legal regulations relevant to the exploitation of tourism services that is guaranteed by the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To cooperate with concerned ministries, institutions and authorities in the formulation of legal regulations aimed at controlling and promoting the exploitation of tourism services and at enhancing its quality, which the Ministry of Tourism is responsible for in a collective and advisory capacity.
      • To develop machinery and establish procedures for examining and evaluating application forms for tourism licenses based on criteria determined.
      • To recommend an approval for the grant, cancellation, suspension or decrease of the grade of these licenses, and recommend an approval for stopping the exploitation from the Minister of Tourism.
      • To study and establish tourism standards and classification systems of tourism services guaranteed.
      • To provide advice on the standards and the technical requirements of tourism services pursuant to best practice conditions of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
      • To take effective measures to enhance the quality of tourism services, such as putting up special signs and quality signs, recognizing the quality, awarding prizes, and providing incentives.
      • To provide expert advice on the development of the tourism industry for municipal and provincial tourism departments, managed by the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To cooperate with concerned ministries and institutions to control and encourage the tourism industry, developed in an effective, quality, sustainable and responsible way.
      • To cooperate with the Department of Education and Training and other expert organizations of the Ministry of Tourism to organize training and retraining courses in the tourism industry for officials of the Ministry of Tourism and the tourist business sector.
      • Furthermore, to encourage the establishment of tourism industry association and its practices required.

      Expert Offices:

      • Office of Hotels
      • Office of Tourist Accommodation Services
      • Office of Restaurants and Canteens
      • Office of Travel Transportation
      • Office of Travel Agencies
      • Office of Tour Guides
      • Office of Tourist Entertainments and Recreations
      • Office of Tourist Sports
      • Office of Tourist Industrial Relations and Information
      • Office of Tourist Security and Safety
      • Office of Tourism Standards
    7. Department of International Cooperation and ASEAN:

      Responsible Officials:

      1.
       
      Mr. Thok Sokhom
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 90 59 05
      Fax
      :
      (855) 023 21 54 91
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. Hoy Phirak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 92 16 70
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. Say Phalla
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 90 39 03
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. Chhun Nak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 37 90 07
      Deputy Director
      5.
       
      Mr. Chraleng Sométhea
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 68 64 66
      Deputy Director
      6.
       
      Mrs. Poch Voleak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 092 52 32 02
      Deputy Director
      7.
       
      Ms. Kong Rathlom Ang
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 51 31 88
      Deputy Director

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      Role:
      The Department of International Cooperation and ASEAN is an expert organization under the supervision of the General Directorate of Tourism. This department has its major role, as an assistant to the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia, in the coordination, organization and promotion of practices of agreements, memoranda of understanding, memos, contracts, reports, tourism development strategy, and legal documents with the United Nations World Tourism Organization, relevant organizations and institutions, and national and international travel associations. This department also has its pivotal role in seeking technical and developmental assistance to manage tourism affairs, venues and cooperation within the ASEAN and international frameworks.

      Duties: The Department of International Cooperation and ASEAN has its duties as follows:

      • To establish the policy on tourism development and formulate a tourist development strategy set within the ASEAN and international cooperation frameworks.
      • To coordinate the work of cooperation with other countries located in the region, sub-region and the world.
      • To liaise directly with other countries located in the region, sub-region and the world.
      • To organize and work out bilateral, tripartite and multilateral cooperation agreements, memoranda of understanding, contracts, legal regulations, reports, and aid memoirs between the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia and tourism organizations in the region, sub-region and the world and national and international associations/ organizations.
      • To oversee and recommend bilateral, tripartite and multilateral cooperation agreements, memoranda of understanding, contracts between the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia and associations, companies, and national and international organizations.
      • To oversee and recommend legal regulations to the Minister of Tourism for his approval granted.
      • To cooperate in the organization and evaluation of qualifications and capacity of tourism experts determined in the standard criteria of capacity of ASEAN tourism experts.
      • To cooperate and liaise with national and international, embassies, organizations, travel and associations to seek technical and financial assistance in developing Cambodia tourism promoted.
      • To manage, analyze, and follow up international and ASEAN situations and venues for the Ministry of Tourism.
      • To coordinate the work of ASEAN tourism national organizations and liaise closely with partner countries to formulate a policy on tourism cooperation and to execute tourism contracts and agreements signed.
      • To strengthen cooperation with the European, American and aid-donors communities and embassies in Cambodia to seek assistance in stimulating Cambodian tourism development, in developing human resources, in enhancing the effectiveness of practices of the law on tourism and legal regulations relevant to tourism, in forming strategic development planning and a national policy on tourism, and in encouraging Cambodian tourism promotion.
      • To cooperate with the Department of Planning Development and relevant organizations in setting up projects for sustainable tourism development aimed at contributing to the alleviation of poverty, building human capacity, increasing the effectiveness of practices of the law on tourism and legal regulations relevant to tourism, and enhancing quality of tourism services.
      • To cooperate with the Department of Education and Training and technical organizations of the Ministry of Tourism in organizing training courses, seminars, and other ceremonies for officials of the Ministry of Tourism, municipal and provincial tourism departments, and concerned organizations within the framework of national and international cooperation.
      • To make monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual reports on working practices submitted to the Minister of Tourism for his approval.
      • Furthermore, to set effective targets for continual practice in conformity of the policy of the Royal Government of Cambodia and the strategic tourism development plan set out by the Ministry of Tourism.

      Expert Offices:

      • Office of ASEAN
      • Office of National and International Organizations
      • Office of Development Aid and International Legislation
      • Office of Asia-Pacific
      • Office of Europe
      • Office of Americas
      • Office of Middle East
  6. Municipal and Provincial Tourism Departments

    Responsible Officials:

    Administrative expert officials have been appointed, by the proclamation of the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia, to be in charge of the management, execution, and control of municipal/ provincial tourism field.

    1. Tourism Department of Banteay Meanchey Province
      1.
       
      HE Mr. CHUNG Loem
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 34 04 16
      Fax
      :
      (855) 054 71 03 02
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. CHHEURN Sereyvuth
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 077 71 00 17
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. LEANG Chhay
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 92 30 52
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. SOK Veng Hak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 98 04 28
      Deputy Director
    2. Tourism Department of Battambang Province
      1.
       
      Mr. UCH Omthiny Sara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 099 99 66 99
       
       
      (855) 088 8 99 66 99
      Fax
      :
      (855) 053 73 02 17
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. MORK Sinnara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 96 95 42
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. MOV Khorn
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 017 47 99 67
      Deputy Director
    3. Tourism Department of Kampong Cham Province
      1.
       
      Mr. SEAN Sokun
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 017 44 14 76
      Fax
      :
      (855) 042 94 22 77
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. EURN Rith
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 017 77 67 23
      Deputy Director
    4. Tourism Department of Kampong Chhnang Province
      1.
       
      Mr. SIV Ron
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 077 20 95 43
      Fax
      :
      (855) 026 77 02 02
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. SENG Saly
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 092 93 80 18
      Deputy Director
    5. Tourism Department of Kampong Speu Province
      1.
       
      Mr. KET Sokhom
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 89 56 71
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. SAO Sarorn
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 36 77 76
      Deputy Director
    6. Tourism Department of Kampong Thom Province
      1.
       
      Mr. SENG Ang
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 91 49 97
      Fax
      :
      (855) 062 96 13 81
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. BIN Kim Leat
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 26 21 03
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. BRACH Dina
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 47 59 34
      Deputy Director
    7. Tourism Department of Kampot Province
      1.
       
      Mr. SOY Sinol
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 82 07 82
      Fax
      :
      (855) 033 93 28 28
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. KHOEM Ponnara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 82 07 80
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. SO Thary
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 71 58 69
      Deputy Director
    8. Tourism Department of Kandal Province
      1.
       
      Mr. CHEANG Ratanak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 73 86 87
      Fax
      :
      (855) 023 98 33 17
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. PROHM Khara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 66 14 79
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Ms. SENG Héng
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 089 79 69 79
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. LONG Chanthol
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 092 77 47 34
      Deputy Director
    9. Tourism Department of Kèp Province
      1.
       
      Mr. CHHAY Kheurn
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 91 87 35
      Fax
      :
      (855) 033 93 24 15
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. POK Taing
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 82 14 11
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. SOK Chheang
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 092 80 95 66
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mrs. THOM Sok Navin
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 088 9 02 16 79
      Deputy Director
    10. Tourism Department of Koh Kong Province
      1.
       
      Mr. BUN Beav
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 64 16 66
      Fax
      :
      (855) 035 93 63 26
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. YUON Tien
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 27 71 68
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. KHIM Sanit
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 88 64 14
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mrs. MANG Mayouda
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 35 00 33
      Deputy Director
      5.
       
      Mr. LY Vithavann
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 097 2 52 77 22
      Deputy Director
    11. Tourism Department of Kratie Province
      1.
       
      Mr. RUN Theara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 085 90 49 04
      Fax
      :
      (855) 072 97 15 62
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. MOM Kunthy
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 29 29 36
      Deputy Director
    12. Tourism Department of Mondul Kiri Province
      1.
       
      Mr. NGIN Sovimean
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 97 82 90
      Fax
      :
      (855) 073 39 39 91
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. PUCH Soriya
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 52 93 17
      Deputy Director
    13. Tourism Department of Oddar Meanchey Province
      1.
       
      Mrs. THINNY Mony Reaksmei
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 67 63 64
      Fax
      :
      (855) 015 46 46 85, 012 46 46 85
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. HOK Sovichea
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 88 44 03
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. KONG Chantha
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 097 7 50 66 22
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. CHEA Kimhann
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 32 22 82
      Deputy Director
    14. Tourism Department of Pailin Province
      1.
       
      Mr. HONG Dul
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 66 73 09
      Fax
      :
      (855) 055 95 60 25
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. UONG Lean
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 26 60 69
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mrs. SRY Dy
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 015 55 00 18
      Deputy Director
    15. Tourism Department of Phnom Penh Province
      1.
       
      Mr. TANG Sochet Krusna
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 61 55 67, 016 61 55 67
      Fax
      :
      (855) 023 43 07 78
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. SOM Chanrén
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 69 14 26, 097 6 56 56 42
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mrs. KIM Sovanna
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 097 9 22 22 24
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mrs. KÈ Rath Dara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 37 91 68
      Deputy Director
    16. Tourism Department of Preah Sihanouk Province
      1.
       
      Mr. SOM Chenda
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 86 78 74
      Fax
      :
      (855) 034 9 33 89 46
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. SENG Kha
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 83 90 43
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Ms. EM Chantha
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 87 30 52
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. VENG Sisovong
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 097 6 66 76 44
      Deputy Director
    17. Tourism Department of Preah Vihear Province
      1.
       
      Mr. KONG Vibol
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 49 61 54
      Fax
      :
      (855) 064 96 50 13
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. YOU Sokha
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 097 7 54 66 96
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. UK Bopha Ut Thara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 097 5 47 02 33
      Deputy Director
    18. Tourism Department of Prey Vèng Province
      1.
       
      Mrs. ENG Navy
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 65 79 29
      Fax
      :
      (855) 043 94 45 25
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. TIM Tetvongsa
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 20 43 86
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. NUT Sarorn
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 097 5 90 10 99
      Deputy Director
    19. Tourism Department of Pursat Province
      1.
       
      Mr. NHOV Song
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 83 88 54
      Fax
      :
      (855) 052 74 01 80
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. KEO Sereyvuth
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 91 35 19
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. SOM Khim
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 96 26 58
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. NOV Sovin
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 097 8 55 07 82
      Deputy Director
      5.
       
      Mr. TOUCH Thong
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 092 81 00 51
      Deputy Director
    20. Tourism Department of Rattanak Kiri Province
      1.
       
      Mr. NGET Pitou
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 65 88 24
      Fax
      :
      (855) 075 97 41 25
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. UY Keurn
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 75 98 85
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. PAL Vuth
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 077 38 38 27
      Deputy Director
    21. Tourism Department of Siem Reap Province
      1.
       
      Mr. NGOV Séngkak
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 50 90 08, 097 6 69 96 66
      Fax
      :
      (855) 063 96 39 96
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. CHHEM Chhorn
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 63 02 00
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. PHONG Sokhemara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 092 72 82 83
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. SOR Viseth
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 96 13 77
      Deputy Director
    22. Tourism Department of Stung Trèng Province
      1.
       
      Mrs. LUON Theary
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 67 54 13
      Fax
      :
      (855) 074 97 32 77
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. OR Sarey
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 71 05 47
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Mr. VORN Tom
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 56 39 93
      Deputy Director
    23. Tourism Department of Svay Rieng Province
      1.
       
      Mr. VANN Sarat
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 98 78 96
      Fax
      :
      (855) 044 71 50 19
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. SOK Chantha
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 90 30 45
      Deputy Director
    24. Tourism Department of Takeo Province
      1.
       
      Mr. DUONG Héng
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 012 96 76 30
      Fax
      :
      (855) 032 93 13 23
      Director
      2.
       
      Mr. SIN Seurng
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 016 95 86 49
      Deputy Director
      3.
       
      Ms. SORN Sok Neurn
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 089 89 92 96
      Deputy Director
      4.
       
      Mr. NGET Chann Dara
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 011 62 95 21
      Deputy Director
      5.
       
      Mrs. OM Sokuntheary
      Mobile
      :
      (855) 092 86 24 43
      Deputy Director

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    Role:
    Each municipal/ provincial tourism department is an administrative expert organization, which has its major role, as support staff to the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia, in the management, execution, and control of municipal/ provincial tourism field.

    Duties:Each municipal/ provincial tourism department has its duties as follows:

    • To ensure application of the laws, principles, policies, circulars, instructions, legal regulations and norms of the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Ministry of Tourism aimed at maintaining tourism sustainability and at alleviating poverty.
    • To cooperate with its territorial authority, competent institutions and the private sector to form a tourism development plan for its domain, city or province.
    • To manage tourist destinations, centers, resorts, communities, and agri-tourism promoted in its city or province, aimed at alleviating poverty to heighten the Cambodian standards of living.
    • To cooperate with the competent authority in the management of tourism businesses, services, and operators, aimed at enhancing their quality.
    • To cooperate with the territorial authority and concerned institutions in the maintenance of public order, sanitation, security, and safety guaranteed for national and international tourists.
    • To manage international tourist statistics produced in cooperation with concerned institutions.
    • To develop tourist vocational training plans for the public and private sectors submitted to the Minister of Tourism for his consideration and approval.
    • To liaise with investors aimed at encouraging investment in tourism.
    • To research on domestic and overseas markets aimed at promoting its municipal or provincial tourism.
    • To make written requests supported by its territorial authority for the enhancement and development of its municipal or provincial tourism field submitted to the Minister of Tourism for his approval.
    • To make written requests for the implementation of measures against tour operators committing breach of ordinances issued by the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia.
    • To cooperate with the Inspection Department and the Department of Internal Audit of the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia in an inspection and an audit of the tourism sector promoted.
    • To set an administrative framework, ranks, classes, positions, decorations, and remunerations for all of its municipal or provincial civil servants and manage these effectively.
    • To manage money incomes and financial expenditure made for its department limited by the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia and the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
    • Furthermore, to make a report on its implementation process regularly, and in case of necessity, to make a report immediately submitted to the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia.

    Organizational Structure:

    Each provincial tourism department has five expert offices established as follows:

    • Office of Administration, Personnel, Finance and Inspection
    • Office of Tourism Planning, Cultural Tourism Development and Local Tourism Communities (Agri-tourism, Eco-tourism and Poverty Alleviation)
    • Office of Tourist Industrial Management and Woman and Child Safety in Tourism
    • Office of Tourism Education and Training
    • Office of Tourist Information, Marketing and Promotion

    For the tourism department located in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap or Preah Sihanouk, there are six expert offices established as follows:

    • Office of Administration, Personnel, Finance and Inspection
    • Office of Tourism Planning, Cultural Tourism Development and Local Tourism Communities (Agri-tourism, Eco-tourism and Poverty Alleviation)
    • Office of Tourist Industrial Management and Woman and Child Safety in Tourism
    • Office of Tourism Education and Training
    • Office of Tourist Information, Marketing and Promotion
    • Office of Tour Guide Management
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