Vietnam is the only only Southeast Asian country that has reopened international tourism without any COVID-19 restrictions, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said.
Vietnam officially reopened tourism on March 15 with a more open visa policy for some markets.. However, the number of travelers remains modest.
The situation in Russia may affect the number of tourists to Vietnam and Thailand, favorite destinations for Russians in Southeast Asia.
Many hotels have not reopened to welcome guests, though Vietnam reopened the market to foreign investors on March 15.
The official reopening of international tourism this month offers hope to tourism businesses who have been hit hard in the pandemic.
Vietnam's reopening on March 15 came a day before Singapore approved the nation as one of its VTL partner countries, reigniting travel between the two nations.
Vietnamese travel firm temporarily stops receiving Russian travelers after notice from Russian gov’t
Anex Vietnam, a tourism firm which receives more Russian travelers than most other travel firms, has decided to temporarily stop receiving Russia tourists who want to go to Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa).
The last 300 Russian tourists left Cam Ranh City in the southern coastal province of Khanh Hoa on Thursday.
Foreign travelers are looking forward to hearing the news about Vietnam’s reopening but many still cannot make a decision because of the lack of information.
Vietnam reopens $17 million tourism market, businesses expected to prosper after 2 years of stagnation
Many large businesses in tourism, accommodations and transport, and five-star hotels and resorts are expected to see a boom after two years of stagnation.
Being ready to welcome international tourists from March 15, Hanoi introduces many attractive heritage tours to discover the rich historic and charming capital city.
Foreign visitors entering Vietnam no longer need to spend time in medical isolation, but a negative test is now necessary for entry, according to the latest COVID-19 policy for foreign travelers issued by the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam has officially reopened international tourism today – March 15. At present, the whole tourism ecosystem, from aviation, travel agents to accommodation and entertainment service providers, is ready to open doors to welcome visitors back.