The wild discounting of accommodations is a trend we’re seeing particularly with Hoi An homestays and budget accommodations. This is helping local businesses bring in basic income. When it comes to 4- and 5-star resorts and hotels, the trend of discounting is also a good way to attract domestic travelers, though this could lead to a reduction in service quality as businesses work to keep costs under control. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
In an apparent chicken and egg situation, many Vietnamese producers have reportedly postponed the premiere of their summer movies, as they do not want their pictures to hit almost-empty cinema halls only to bring in meager revenues. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese cinemas remain empty as industry awaits post-pandemic rebound
The designated hospitals include 115 People’s Hospital, Gia Dinh People’s Hospital, Nguyen Tri Phuong Hospital, Hung Vuong Hospital, Children’s Hospital 1, Children’s Hospital 2, Tu Du Maternity Hospital, FV Hospital, and Vinmec Central Park International Hospital. … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City issues guidelines on medical treatment for foreigners
The steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control in the southern metropolis confirmed on Tuesday evening that patient No. 151, a 45-year-old Brazilian woman living in District 2, had suffered a relapse after a recovery from COVID-19 on April 18. … [Read more...] about Brazilian woman becomes Vietnam’s 9th COVID-19 relapse case
Doctors from Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5, where the patient was recently transferred to after being announced free of the coronavirus, told the conference he had regained 40 percent of his lung function, up from 30 percent and 10 percent reported in the last two consultations. … [Read more...] about British pilot, Vietnam’s sickest COVID-19 patient, might not need lung transplant as health improves: doctors