The first international commercial flights will be resumed in the central city of Danang on March 27 after two years of suspension for Covid-19 prevention.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a document on the tourism reopening plan in the new normal.
The reopening of international flights to Vietnam after more than one year of closure, coupled with the country’s bright prospect for economic recovery, will help accelerate the inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI).
A total of 19 flight routes between Vietnam and other countries have resumed operations since the pilot programme to bring back international flights starting from the beginning of 2022, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).
The CAAV has asked the Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation to issue a Notice To Airmen on the lifting of all restrictions on international flights from February 15, returning to the normal situation as before the outbreak of COVID-19.
HCMC has seen almost all manufacturing enterprises resume after the Covid pandemic and operate at over 95% capacity.
The administration of Hanoi has decided to reopen all cinemas throughout the capital city, starting on February 10, after months of closure due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The recent recovery signs of domestic and international air routes stir hope of the sector for a strong rebound this year following a bad year in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Karaoke parlors were very crowded on January 10, the first day of the new normal for entertainment facilities in HCM City.
The number of international tourists to Vietnam in December 2021 rose by 14.2 percent compared to that of the previous month as the country is piloting the welcome of foreign visitors and international commercial flights are being resumed.
Proposing a declaration of a state of emergency in response to the Covid-19 pandemic was a “proposal of nerves”, not only for the Party, State and Government’s leaders, but also for ministries and appropriate agencies.
Ho Chi Minh City will reopen bars, dance clubs and karaoke parlors from January 10 after a period of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A flight carrying 121 passengers from Phnom Penh to HCMC landed at Tan Son Nhat Airport on the evening of January 1, making it the first regular international operated by Vietnam Airlines after a nearly-two-year hiatus.
Plans are in place to resume some regular international flight routes to Vietnam, almost two years after they were halted because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although the timing of the international commercial flight resumption is just days away, the hope for the reinstatement of international tourism is plagued with rather strict health control and regulations on tourists