New airline for Cambodia...but soon?

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Re: New airline for Cambodia...but soon?

Post by Drifter » Wed Aug 20, 2014 2:28 pm

wackyjacky wrote:You can't compare Ochheuteal to Pattaya for God's sake.
Pattaya is a unique destination, there's nothing like that anywhere else in the whole of Asia, i can't see any political will in cambodia to make something remotely similar in concept and size, and the trend in places like SR is very clear : open air prostitution has been totally wiped off
apart for a single hostess bar (Mikey's) with barely 3-4 rusty girls inside.

The days of cambodia as a lawless sex destination are well and truely over.
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Re: New airline for Cambodia...but soon?

Post by Joker Poker » Wed Aug 20, 2014 2:44 pm

Except for the locals and Chinese.
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Re: New airline for Cambodia...but soon?

Post by Sailorman » Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:31 am

I stated Snooky reminds me of Pattaya "years ago" not today.(first there 34 years ago) I remember when the main sewage outlet was at the north end of what is now Walking Street. It dumped raw effluent into the water and people swam in it.(just like Snook's downtown beach.) Nothing works in Snooky? Nothing seemed to work in Pattaya years ago, Same Same, but Different. Police corruption years ago in Pattaya was just as bad as it is now in Snooky. There was nothing at Jomtien 30 years ago, now look at it.

The "key" words here is "Casino" and "Government of China" As I said, if the Cambo government doesn't screw it up, the one Billion dollar Ko Pous project (backed by the government of CHINA), will be a game changer. Four classy hotels, a casino and condos. Its in the planning stage at Interstate Hotels and Casino's headquarters in Virginia, USA and the first major project in Snooky that isn't an outright money laundering scam. Hopefully the greed for money will win over the powers-that-be and they will stop allowing Vietnam Air to have a stranglehold on the Snooky airport.(except for charter flights.)

Best case projection: Ko Pous island becomes a Casino destination and other hotel/casinos benefit. AirAsia, Tiger Air, etc start flights. (There is no doubt Interstate Hotels and Resorts will fly in charters like Nagaworld is doing.) A cash rich worker in Singapore (or Bangkok/KL) gets off of work on Fri afternoon, takes the train to the airport, hops on Tiger or AirAsia.(Air Ko Pous), just over one hour later lands at Snooky, that night is gambling, Sat. is on the beach, Sat. night gambling and Sun. flys back to Singapore. (for a citizen to gamble at Marina Bay Sands he/she must pay a fee of S$100. or S$2000. a year.) Round trip flight SNG/Snooky should be less than $200. Sihanoukville is the only city in Southeast Asia that you can walk out the back of a casino onto a natural (not man made) beach and swim. (Also Boom-Boom is cheaper in Snooky than Singapore.) Weekend junket to gamble, lay on the beach and cheap sex/booze? A no brainer.

Citizens of Singapore have massive disposable income. The new middle class in China has disposable income. The working class and above in Korea have disposable income. And they all like to gamble, with a beach/sex/cheap booze as just good add-on's. Why do you think Nagaworld is buying Airbus jets to fly gamblers in from China? They know were the money is.
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Re: New airline for Cambodia...but soon?

Post by Drifter » Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:04 pm

if crowds of rich Singaporea start flocking to snooky it will be game over for snooky as a cheap-ass destination, and the girls will start asking 100$ short time ...
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Re: New airline for Cambodia...but soon?

Post by Satiated Parrot » Thu Aug 21, 2014 2:11 pm

Most singaporeans are quite frugal travellers. The monger types tend be the same as the western mongers and spend the same amount of money.
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