Vietnam to welcome totally vaccinated tourists from Thailand this month

Vietnam is organising a “travel bubble” scheme with Thailand to permit vaccinated travellers to enter the Southeast Asian country. The head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Nguyen Trung Khanh, today says his division is working with Thai officers to arrange the scheme, including that the first batch of Thai tourists will arrive in Vietnam this month as a part of the pilot vaccine passport program.
He additionally mentioned Thailand has been successful in welcoming worldwide tourists amid the continuing pandemic with the “Phuket Sandbox” scheme.
From December, the Vietnamese government intends to renew regular worldwide flights to 15 international locations and territories with excessive immunisation charges.
According to Khanh, Thailand was once the fastest-growing tourist market for Vietnam, with the variety of visitors from that nation increasing by 46% prior to the pandemic in 2019.
Since its reopening in November, Vietnam has welcomed 978 foreign tourists to Quang Nam, Khanh Hoa, and Kien Giang provinces which have had a constructive impression on the tourism industry after an almost two-year hiatus due to border closures.
Professional stays a well-liked and attractive vacationer destination”, he added.
In 2020, the variety of international guests to Vietnam fell by 79%, in comparison with an all-time excessive of 18 million in 2019..

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