Cleaning up Siem Reap for 2018 Asean Clean Tourist City Contest.

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Cleaning up Siem Reap for 2018 Asean Clean Tourist City Contest.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:47 pm

The government has highlighted seven key areas that it wants to see improved in Siem Reap before the city is nominated to be a candidate in the 2018 Asean Clean Tourist City Contest.

He pointed out Siem Reap needed to have more public toilets, gym zones, parks, green zones, parking lots, pedestrian ways, and an efficient waste management system before it could be considered as a candidate for the 2018 Asean Tourist City Contest.

“The authorities have to be stricter to prevent vendors from using pedestrian ways to set up their stalls,” said Mr Khon.

He also singled out the bars in the city’s Pub Street – the main drag for late night entertainment – saying “better public order” was needed.

Commenting on the lack of toilets, Mr Khon said: “More are needed for tourists in public places and they must comply with universal standards of hygiene.”
“They must be located near proper places, like tourist information centres, parking lots and commercial centres,” he added.

Siem Reap Governor Khem Bunsong, said that the provincial administration will issue an ultimatum to all vendors to remove their stalls that have been set up on sidewalks and pedestrian ways.
“They must do it by early October or we will take action,” he said... ... =hootsuite
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