On May 27, the Ministry of Transport said that it had assigned the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) to study and propose the time to reconnect some international routes before June 10 to send to the Prime Minister. According to the CAAV, Vietnamese carriers are now ready to reopen international routes. At the same time, they have received requests from many Taiwanese and Korean airlines to fly to Vietnam. However, the CAAV and the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control will base on the epidemic situation in those countries to decide time to re-open routes. … [Read more...] about New roadmap to welcome outbound tourists
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Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
There are three groups of employees entitled to benefit from the US$2.7 billion package, including employees whose labor contracts were suspended, those taking leave without payment; laid-off employees not eligible for unemployment benefits; and workers who have no labor contracts and have lost jobs. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 29
Coffee World Museum in Dak Lak province. Located in the heart of Buon Ma Thuot City, the museum serves as a major tourist attraction for the area. Its design features a combination of the Central Highlands region and Western architecture. Indeed, the most outstanding thing of the building includes the houses which have curved features and the sounds of stylised bells. The museum also puts on display a range of artifacts detailing the history of Vietnamese coffee and the world. Photo: Hien Phung Thu / Shutterstock. … [Read more...] about Seven must-visit destinations of the Central Highlands region
In the first four months this year, the total number of tourists visiting Đà Nẵng reached approximately 1 million, down 58 per cent over the same period in 2019. Of the figure, international visitors were estimated at 575,000, down 50 per cent. Total tourism revenue in the first four months decreased by 51 per cent compared to the same period last year. … [Read more...] about Đà Nẵng kickstarts economy after COVID-19 pandemic