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WEC2011 Secretariat (Sihanoukville):

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MOU Signing Ceremony


On January 19, 2011, the Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia represented by its Director-General, H.E. Mr Tith Chantha, signed the Memorandum of Understanding with DISCOVERYMICE, represented by its President/CEO Mr Lee Choon Loong to co-organise the 3rd World Ecotourism Conference 2011  in Sihanoukville, Cambodia Bay, Kingdom of Cambodia.

Postal Address

All written correspondence to be directed to:

WEC2011 Secretariat Office
1-1A, Jalan Memanda 7, Ampang Point,
Ampang, 68000, Kuala Lumpur

+603 4257 4688Telephone:
+603 4252 2689FAX:


The 3rd World Ecotourism Conference (WEC) 2011 is jointly organised by the Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia and DISCOVERYMICE, an affiliate member of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and produced WEC2009 in Vientiane and WEC2010 in Kuala Lumpur. After months of research and planning, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two parties was signed in January 2011 and it has been mutually agreed that the WEC2011 will be held in Sihanoukville, Cambodia Bay from 3rd to 5th October 2011.

Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia


H.E. Dr Thong Khon

Minister of Tourism, Cambodia

H.E. Mr Tith Chantha


Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia

Dr. Neb Samouth

Deputy Director-General,

Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia


The Ministry of Tourism is responsible for leading and administering tourism in Cambodia.


The ministry's charges, duties and responsibilities include:

Deciding policies and strategies in planning and developing tourism;

Promoting and encouraging investments in tourism on the basis of the development strategies of the nation;

Planning and administering the tourism industry;

Guiding and supervising all types of tourism services;

Directing, controlling and maintaining natural resorts, man-made resorts and tourism development regions throughout the country;

Issuing licenses for vocational training schools and monitoring the affairs of vocational tourism training;

Monitoring tourism publications and information and procuring corrections where necessary; promoting and marketing Cambodian tourism both domestically and internationally;

Setting up foreign representative offices in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in co-operation with persons and organisations in other countries;

Signing implementation contracts relating to tourism projects after guidelines have been set by the government;

Issuing operating licenses to tourism companies, tourism agencies, tourist guides, hotels, casinos, restaurants, guesthouses, massage parlours, karaoke bars, bars, discotheques, resorts, tourism sports, means of tourism transport and tourism exploitation services;

Establishing, improving and maintaining standards and quality assurance in tourism;

Grading hotels and restaurants; regularly inspecting tourism domains;

Pursuing international co-operation in the field of tourism.


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An affiliate member of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)


Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, DISCOVERYMICE is an international consultancy focused in producing and planning international meetings, global conferences and events in the Asia Pacific region. Established in 2004, we are firmly committed to implement new and innovative solutions in development of vibrant tourism nations. Through global conferences and information technology, we bring about new changing tourism policies that has impact on sustainable tourism development, natural and cultural conservation as well as responsible tourism through capacity building and education.

Our broad and in-depth expertise involves both private and public sectors. As such we are uniquely competent to bring forth an appropriate mix of skills, expertise and experience, allowing us to act as a bridge between Governments, companies, academia and NGOs in respect of joint collaboration/ventures as well as private/public sector partnerships.

Our track record in world and regional tourism conferences:-

UNWTO World Tourism Conference 2007, Kuala Lumpur

World Ecotourism Conference 2009, Vientiane

World Ecotourism Conference 2010, Kuala Lumpur

World Ecotourism Conference 2011, Phnom Penh

Asia Pacific Ecotourism Conference, 2006

Asia Pacific Ecotourism Conference, 2007

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How To Find Us

WEC2011 Secretariat Office in Sihanoukville:  To be advised



On-site registration in Phnom Penh:  To be advised