In 2021 Cambodia will be hosting the ASEAN tourism forum (ATF 2021).
One of the major trade forces which have made a significant impact in realising this mission is tourism, with its positive contributions to the region’s socio-economic development. ATF 2021 marks the 40th anniversary of this event since its inauguration in Malaysia in 1981.
ATF 2021 would be held from 17-23 January 2021 in Cambodia, with the theme of “ASEAN – A Community of Peace and Shared Future”.
Cambodia is located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. Modern official name of the country is the Kingdom of Cambodia. During mid XX century also known as Kampuchea.
Kingdom of Cambodia is bordered by Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. Capital and largest city is Phnom Penh, the political, economic and cultural centre of Cambodia. Official language and script: Khmer. Recognised languages: English and French.
Khmer Empire flourished for over 600 years, between 9th to 15th centuries, widely spread influence over much of Southeast Asia, accumulated immense political and religious power and great wealth.
During its golden era, Khmer Empire undertook many religious infrastructural projects. Construction of more than 1,000 big temples in Angkor alone is among them. The most famous is Angkor Wat is designated as a World Heritage Site.
ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) is a co-operative regional effort to promote the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region as one tourist destination. This annual event involves all the tourism industry sectors of the 10 Member Nations of ASEAN: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. Each year, the hosting of ATF is rotated among the Member Nations.
Brunei Darussalam hosted ATF 2020. The ATF 2020 saw 263 exhibitors, 160 international buyers and 109 domestic and international media. The Ministers expressed their appreciation to CNN International as the International Media Partner of ATF 2020. ATF 2022 will be hosted by Indonesia.
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Forbes Vietnam real estate conference 2018
Forbes Vietnam Business Forum 2018: sustainable growth
Forbes Vietnam: Under 30 Summit 2018
Japan: briefly about Doing Business 2018
Singapore: briefly about Doing Business 2018