Phnom Penh (FN), Jan. 4 - In 2018, over 2.6 million international tourists purchased Angkor tickets, an increase by 5.4 per cent, according to Angkor Enterprise's Report released on 4 January 2019.

The report added that the tourists were from 194 countries, mostly Chinese, accounting for one million, an increase of 23.4 per cent.

According to Angkor Enterprise, Cambodia generated over US$116 million in revenue from the ticket, an increase of eight per cent compared to 2017.

Of the US$116 million, the government allocated US $5.1 million to fund Kantha Bopha's Children Hospital to continue operating free treatment.

The ticket to Angkor Park is categorized into 3 types: the ticket fee for a single day visit is $37; a 3-day pass costs $62 (valid for up to 10 days) and a 7-day park allowance is $72 (valid for up to 30 days.; $2 from each ticket sold will be donated to the hospital.

In 2017, $4 million was donated to the Kantha Bopha Children's Hospital.