Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration has announced that it holding a tourism and sports event from May 19-23, under the Cambodia-Vietnam-Thailand Economic Corridor (CVTEC) framework and themed “One common goal: Grow Together”.

The event’s goals include promoting the Cambodian tourism industry, raising awareness of the “Visit Cambodia Year 2023” campaign and its slogan “Every day is a miracle”, extending a warm welcome to current and prospective visitors, and attracting more foreign holidaymakers this year, the administration said in a May 20 social media post.

Linked to the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and the 12th ASEAN Para Games, the event also seeks to draw visitors to the coastal areas of Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand, especially Preah Sihanouk province.

“We wish that the CVTEC event goes smoothly and yields brilliant results as planned,” said Preah Sihanouk provincial deputy governor Mang Sineth.

The event features football and beach volleyball, in addition to at least one each of: 35km bicycle race, concert, exhibition, and workshop on coastal and island tourism.