Foreign tourists could be set to return to Viet Nam this autumn if a vaccine passport scheme is approved.
This wave of COVID-19 has been hitting Việt Nam really hard. The country jumped from about 3,500 cases to more than 11,000 in just six weeks, while hundreds of thousands of people have been quarantined.
Following Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính's call to get companies involved in the vaccination programme, the Việt Nam Tourism Association (VITA) has contacted travel association in cities and provinces nationwide to call for their support.
The HCM City Department of Tourism has proposed that the municipal People’s Committee provide tourism businesses access to a non-interest loan package of VNĐ208 billion (US$9.06 million).
There are a few must-do things for any trip to Sa Pa, no matter how many times you have been, including a calm walk, a sizzling hotpot for dinner and a hot Dao forest leaf bath or foot massage.
Twenty years ago, Vietnam was mostly seen as a tourism destination for intrepid travellers and backpackers. But thanks to the vision of private developers, the country now boasts an array of world-class luxury resorts and cultural attractions.