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VAN DON INT’L AIRPORT REMAINS CLOSED UNTIL MARCH 3

The decision was made at the proposal of the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV).
Previously, the ministry decided to close the airport for 15 days, starting from January 29, after a security officer working at the airport was confirmed positive for COVID.

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VIETNAMESE TOURISM MOVES TO NEW STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT IN 2021

Vietnam’s tourism sector will enter a new stage of development this year, with new measures sought to not only recover tourism activities but also ensure disease prevention and people’s safety, Vu The Binh, permanent vice chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association, has told the media.

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FREE STAY PERMIT WAIVERS EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30

Foreigners who entered Việt Nam from March 1 can have their temporary stay permits automatically extended for another month until September 30, the Immigration Department announced on Monday.

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HOSPITALITY TURNS HEADS OF JAPANESE INVESTORS

According to Savills Vietnam, the performance of hotels has been hugely impacted by COVID-19. Average occupancy has dropped to approximately 20 per cent across the first half, which has put financial pressure on hotel owners, especially at new hotels.

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AIR CARRIERS PETITION VIETNAM GOVERNMENT TO REOPEN SOME INTERNATIONAL ROUTES

In the petition, the association requested the government to issue a protocol for the pandemic prevention and infection control in air transport and apply it to air travelers to ensure flight safety.

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HOTELS REPURPOSED AS QUARANTINE PLACES FOR FOREIGN EXPERTS

Last month, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee proposed to the Immigration Department under the Ministry of Public Security to consider and support the entry of 437 foreigners from 100 agencies, organisations, and businesses to work in Ho Chi Minh City. Among them were 16 investors, 304 technical experts, 37 skilled workers, 51 business managers, and 29 relatives of the above.

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VIETNAM PROVIDES ANOTHER AUTOMATIC EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY STAY FOR FOREIGNERS UNTIL AUGUST 31

Vietnam currently provides an automatic extension of temporary stay through August 31, 2020, for foreigners who entered Vietnam with a visa exemption certificate, e-visa, or tourist visa on or after March 1, 2020, and intend to depart Vietnam during the period of extension (by August 31, 2020).

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STIMULUS TO REVIVE TOURISM

As international routes have not been reopened, domestic tourism has become a key market for all inbound, outbound and domestic travel companies. Localities have simultaneously responded to the national stimulus program to attract domestic tourists.


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