Khanh Hoa – About 65,500 tourists visited
the south-central province of Khanh Hoa, home to famous beach cities of Nha
Trang and Cam Ranh, on the first five days of the Lunar New Year holiday (January
The provincial Department of Tourism said Khanh Hoa
earned some 233 billion VND (10.28 million USD) from tourists during the period.
Apart from cultural and art activities held by local
authorities, travel firms have offered various programmes and products to attract
Competent agencies have regularly asked the businesses
to seriously observe COVID-19 prevention and control regulations and limit mass
During the period, Cam Ranh International Airport
welcomed about 29 domestic flights each day and one international flight.
Khanh Hoa on November 25, 2021 welcomed the first
international tourists with vaccine passports after a long hiatus due to the
It is among localities selected to roll out the pilot
“vaccine passport” programme, which is divided into three phases, starting from
In the first phase, designated
places and tourism facilities in the selected localities could receive foreign
tourists within package tourism programmes arriving via either charter flights
or international commercial flights.
In the second phase that took effect from January
2022, the scale of the pilot plan will be expanded by connecting destinations
through regular charter and international commercial flights.
Vietnam’s tourism market will fully open to
international tourists in the last phase, the starting time of which will be
based on the contemporary pandemic situation on the evaluation of the two