Ho Chi Minh City builds a roadmap to restore tourism activities

Saturday, 2021-10-16 12:36:06
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NDO - The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has just issued a plan to restore the city's tourism industry with the safe adaptation to COVID-19 in 2022.

The city defines that the domestic market plays a key role in the recovery of the tourism industry, with a focus on building safe human resources, safe destinations and safe tourism services in the city. The city actively connects provinces and cities to develop inter-regional routes and safety points.

According to this plan, the city's tourism recovery roadmap will be divided into three phases.

In the first phase (from now until October 31, 2021), the city will open intra-regional tourism activities according to the disease control process of localities (only open in "green areas"). Tourists living and working in the city can travel by group, or organise their own trips to attractions in districts where the epidemic is under control and the following conditions are ensured: according to the set of criteria for assessing the safety of epidemic prevention and control in the field of tourism (the set of tourism criteria).

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In addition to medical isolation accommodation facilities and serving medical forces and frontline doctors, the city has expanded accommodation activities at hotels and tourist accommodation establishments in the districts, where the epidemic has been controlled with a maximum service capacity of 50%, ensuring the conditions according to the set of tourism criteria.

Attractions in "green zone" areas where the epidemic is under control can operate at a maximum capacity of 50%, ensuring the conditions according to the set of tourism criteria.

In the second phase (from November 1 to December 31, 2021), the city opens intra-regional and inter-provincial tourism activities according to the disease control process of localities (opened mainly in the "green zone"). The city is organising travel services according to the mode of group guests for travel programmes with destinations in many provinces and cities as well as for tourists from provinces and cities to Ho Chi Minh City.

During this period, tourist accommodation establishments in the city that have the epidemic under control can expand their operations with a maximum capacity of 70% and may consider opening a number of additional services for accommodation and catering restaurant on site, spa, depending on the situation of disease control and must ensure the conditions according to the set of tourism criteria.

Attractions in the "green zone" areas that have the epidemic under control can operate with a maximum service capacity of 70%.

In the third phase (in 2022), the city will open regional, inter-provincial and international tourism activities according to the disease control progress of localities and countries.

The city will restore all tourism activities and products in the area, without limiting the type, scale and scope of tourism activities in the context of safe adaptation of the Covid-19 epidemic. In the event of a complicated epidemic outberak, the city will reduce the scale and scope of activities in accordance with the epidemic control situation.