Vietnam may be role model in quick tourism recovery

Bloomberg news site on Sunday run a story called “Vietnam breaks out of the Covid tourist trap”, saying Vietnam may be a model for the rest of the world as local holidaymakers are back.

The article by Clara Ferreira Marques said “Vietnam is pulling ahead in the race to reopen Southeast Asia to city-hoppers and sunseekers.” “Success in containing the coronavirus epidemic means domestic travel has already restarted.”
The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in May launched the program "Vietnamese people travel Vietnam". According to the General Statistics Office, international visitors to Vietnam in May were down 98% from the same period last year. However, in 2019 Vietnam reported 85 million domestic tourists, accounting for over 80% of total travelers.

Posted at 2020 Jun 10 05:02

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