Vietnam ensures tourist safety amid COVID-19

Saturday, 2020-05-02 15:15:10
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Foreign tourists make medical declarations in Hoa Lư District, the northern province of Ninh Binh. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO – The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has recently issued recommendations on how to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic for travel agencies, resorts and hotels, restaurants and destinations.

Accordingly, tourism agencies are requested to take steps to prevent the spread of the epidemic from tourists and employees working in hotels, tourism destinations, vehicles, restaurants, recreation centres and offices.

The prevention measures include spraying antiseptic, distributing free masks, placing antiseptic solution in public places and reception areas, reminding tourists and employees to wear masks and wash their hands.

All employees at tourist attractions should be equipped with the knowledge and skills to self-protect and support tourists against COVID-19, including sanitation, wearing masks and reminding others to wear masks before entering tourist sites.

Travel agencies and enterprises should also proactively follow directions from local authorities, joining the efforts to prevent and control the spread of the novel coronavirus and to regularly updatie information about the disease, to promote awareness.