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New Cambodian hotel launched by Vietnam’s TTC Hospitality Group...

Thanh Thanh Cong Tourist JSC, a member of Vietnam’s TTC Group, has officially opened its TTC Hotel Premium - Angkor, the first four-star hotel of TTC Hospitality in an overseas market.

The hotel is located in Siem Reap and has been d decorated in a traditional Khmer style, with a touch of modernity and comfort.  The hotel features an ultra-luxurious Presidential Suite and 84 four-star standard rooms.  The hotel is located 10 minutes from the airport, 5 minutes from the center of the city and 3 minutes from the popular tourist attraction, the Khmer Cultural Village.

The hotel offers a variety of amenities for both business and consumer travelers including bars, restaurants and swimming pools as well as banquet spaces and conference rooms that can be designed for business events or entertainment activities. Other features include airline book and limousine services and tour packages for guests.

The TTC Hotel Premium - Angkor was originally the Golf Angkor Hotel and underwent renovation in March 2018. The overhaul included upgrading and investing in new equipment; the recruitment of new mangers and staff and staff training; and marketing and promotion campaigns that brand the hotel as a new entity.

Nguyen The Vinh, Chairman of TTC Hospitality, said: “The presence of TTC Hotel Premium - Angkor in Cambodia demonstrates our determination to bring the image of the TTC Hospitality brand to international tourists in Cambodia, and it functions as the launch pad for our plan to enter other international markets in the future.”

Cambodia is a growing tourism market, and the country welcomed 5.6 million tourists in 2017, an 11.8% increase from 2016.  According to the Cambodian tourism ministry, the country’s top ten sources of international tourists are China, Vietnam, Laos, South Korea, Thailand, the U.S., Japan, the UK, Malaysia, and France with tourism revenue of $3.63 billion USD in 2017.

The Angkor Wat Temples in Siem Reap attracted almost 2.5 million tourists in 2017 and visitor arrivals are projected to increase 10% or more in 2018.   Siam Reap sees a variety of travelers including backpackers, families and individuals.  They stay in accommodations ranging from hostels to 5-star hotels and there are opportunities for new hotels in this growing market.

TTC Hospitality currently owns 20 properties, including three-star and four-star standard hotels and resorts and also operates amusement parks and conference centers.

The company has operations in Binh Thuan, Can Tho, Da Lat, Ho Chi Minh City, Khanh Hoa and Ninh Thuan.  As well as domestic travel services, the company promotes outbound travel to international markets with a focus on Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia.
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