Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said that any act of discrimination against foreign tourists would be strictly punished.
Foreign tourists walking around the Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)
order came on March 18 following media reports of service establishments across
the country refusing service to foreigners, even showing signs of
discrimination against them over coronavirus transmission fears.
To maintain the image of Vietnam as a
friendly, hospitable, and safe destination, the Government leader asked that
People’s Committees of all provinces and cities take stock of all foreign
visitors in their area and direct tourist destinations to closely follow the
Law on Tourism on committing no discrimination against foreign tourists.
Complex cases that go beyond
their authority must be immediately reported to higher authorities for
The Prime Minister assigned
the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to direct localities in the implementation
of prevention and combating COVID-19 in line with health authorities’
instructions, and put in place measures to support foreign tourists to protect
The Ministry of Foreign
Affairs was tasked with devising guidelines and scenarios to avoid regretful
incidents and working with countries’ embassies in Vietnam in dealing with any
incident to maintain the image of the country.
(HBO) – Cao Phong district in Hoa Binh province have welcomed a large number of tourists since the National Reunification (April 30) and May Day holidays. The locality welcomed 114,598 holidaymakers in the first four months of this year, including 92 foreigners, raking in 19.3 billion VND.
The Prime Minister has recently assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to devise measures to develop tourism following COVID-19 pandemic.
(HBO) - The beautiful and charming nature of Mai Chau as well as the unique culture of its ethnic minority people have put the district on travellers’ map. The Mai Chau valley has been named among 10 destinations that offer visitors exciting experiences.
(HBO) – Mai Chau district of Hoa Binh province has taken various measures to attract investment and develop tourism in a modern and professional way, in line with cultural identity conservation in the locality. The district also pays attention to environmental protection.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a document on the cancellation of the opening ceremony of national tourism year 2020.
(HBO) - According to the statistics from the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in the first quarter, it was estimated to welcome 560,000 turns of visitors in the whole province, reaching 54.9% compared to the same period last year (reaching 17% of the year’s plan).