The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reached agreement at a meeting on May 28 that the country should not open door to all foreign tourists at this time, as risks of transmission from outside remain.
Binh Thuan Province is known as not only a place with strong development in tourism but also the largest area specializing in growing dragon fruit across the country. For years, the idea of the model of community tourism attaching with dragon fruit production has been kindled. By the end of last year, that model has been realized by the Tourism Promotion Information Center of Binh Thuan Province in association with the People’s Committee of Ham My Commune.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Cambodia increased by 10 percent to 4.8 million in the first nine months of the year as Chinese continue to top the list of tourist arrivals, followed by Vietnamese.
Ho Chi Minh City greeted more than 6.2 million foreign visitors in the first nine months of 2019, representing a year-on-year increase of 14.3 percent, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.
International tourist arrivals to Vietnam topped 1.31 million in July, up 11 percent month-on-month and 10.7 percent year-on-year, said the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) on July 26.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revised the tourism marketing promotional plan for 2020 which is focused on foreign tourists with high purchasing power and is aimed at generating 10 percent more revenue.
Thailand has decided to extend the waiver on visa-on-arrival fee for citizens of particular nations in order to attract more foreign tourists during the traditional lunar New Year of some Asian countries which falls on February 5.