Cambodia is a well-known country in Southeast Asia, steep in history and rich in culture. But three decades of war destroyed nearly the entire society, including the economic infrastructure and human resources that are the key factors in development a country, in particular, its tourism industry.
Now due to rise up the quality tourism services in the province and in respond to the need to develop the country's tourism industry, we have prepared a group called ( Tourist Transportation Association Kampong Thom ) in order to promote , provide infomation and transport all visitors who have intend visiting inside or outside the province.Because Kampong Thom is the capital of Kampong Thom province in Cambodia.It's situated in the middle of Cambodia and half-way between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap and thus most travellers will only rush through on here transfer between these to major attractions. Nevertheless it is a pleasant and relaxed place and a good starting point for exploring the country side and the temples of Sambor Prei Kuk , Preah Khan , Boeung Mealea , Koh Ker , Preah Vihear , Ta Mon , Ta Krabei , Banteay Chhmar , Great Mekong Waterfall , Ramsa area and other tourist destination...
Kampong Thom province is in the middle of the two main tourist attracted sites of Cambodia, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Tourists always pass or stop for a very short time in Kampong Thom for lunch or short trip to Sambor Prei Kuk community. In order to reach this unique attractive cultural and historical site, tourists need to use local transportations which available in the kampong Thom Town.
Means of transportation in Kampong Thom are Taxi, Tuk-Tuk and Motodup which tourists can see everywhere in the Kampong Thom town with no well organized. In March 2010, a group of taxi and tuk-tuk drivers, under the facilitation from GTZ-PSP, successfully formed a Transportation Association called Tourism Transportation Association Kampong Thom (TTAK). This association consists of 7 association builders and 13 active members.
GTZ-PSP is cooperating with Khiri Reach, travel agency, to promote the tourism sector in Sambor Prei Kuk as well as in Kampong Thom, in this regards tourists transporting group is really a need to facilitate this promotion activities. The objective of this assignment is to facilitate the registration of TTAK association at the provincial level, department of tourism and other related line departments. This registration is a necessary precondition to build the trust and reliable transportation services to tourists.
The Cambodian-German Private Sector Promotion Program (PSP) has been working in Kampong Thom province on the development of Tourism sector. Tourism transportation is the basic need to bring tourists from town to all tourist attractive sites in the province and outside the province. Therefore, a Tourist Transportation Association Kampong Thom (TTAK) has been establish in order to provide transportation service to tourists.
TTAK is to assist registering this association to be a formal and legal association and get the license from the provincial level and the department of tourism.