Vietnam Travel News - December 13, 2021

13, December, 2021

Vietnam Travel News - December 13, 2021

Reopening international commercial flights from January 1, 2022

On December 10, the Government Office issued a notice on the conclusion of Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh at a meeting on December 9 on the plan to restore regular international commercial flights. The Deputy Prime Minister agreed to a plan to restore regular international passenger flights to areas with a high safety factor, in the immediate future being Beijing/Guangzhou (China), Tokyo (Japan), Seoul (China). Korea), Taipei (Taiwan), Bangkok (Thailand), Singapore, Vientiane (Laos), Phnom Penh (Cambodia), San Francisco/Los Angeles (USA), on the basis of guidance from the Ministry of Health on preventive medical measures for people on entry, ensuring safety, efficiency and smoothness. The pilot period starts from January 1, 2022.

Vietnam is Asia's best river cruise destination

In December, the World Cruise Awards (WCA) awarded Vietnam the title of the best river cruise destination in the continent in 2021.

To receive this award, Vietnam has overcome a series of other "heavyweight" nominations such as Cambodia, China, Thailand and Laos. The results are announced annually by WCA under the Word Travel Awards. The winner receives the most votes by leading travel experts and readers around the world.

Besides the coastline stretching 3,260 km, Vietnam also owns a system of rivers and canals interlaced, associated with people's life and culture. Many of them have been put into tourism exploitation, creating products that attract domestic and foreign tourists.

In Mekong Delta, it is impossible to miss Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating market to learn about people's activities and trade, and enjoy rustic dishes right on the boat.

In addition, Ho Chi Minh City also develops river buses, bringing tourists from Bach Dang wharf to Binh An wharf, watching the sunset and the city shimmering at night. Experience ticket price is 15,000 VND/time.

Da Nang also has a similar product because of the advantage that rivers flow around the city, there are estuaries of the Han River and islands in Da Nang Bay. Visitors can cruise on the river, see the city with iconic works such as Han River Bridge, Dragon Bridge...

The World Travel Awards is a prestigious tourism award, established in 1993 to recognize and honor the world's leading travel, tourism and hotel brands in the world and in the region. This year, Vietnam received a rain of awards such as Asia's Leading Destination, Asia's Leading Cultural City (Hoi An, Quang Nam), Asia's Leading National Park (Cuc Phuong),...

Google honors Vietnamese Pho (Rice noodle soup)

On the morning of December 12, when accessing the Google search website, users will see an image of a bowl of pho appearing in the center position.

Pho, a famous dish of Vietnam, is promoted on the Google homepage in Vietnam and many countries around the world. This is a tribute to Vietnamese cuisine with a dish that has been appreciated by many diners.

Beef noodle soup on the list of dishes worth trying once in a lifetime: Vietnamese beef noodle soup is one of the representatives from Asia appearing in this list. This is a famous dish of the locals and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. To enjoy a delicious bowl of beef noodle soup, you don't have to go to luxury restaurants, but street stalls in Hanoi Old Quarter to eat this dish.

Tired of waiting for tourists

After a prolonged period of isolation from the Covid-19 epidemic, Da Nang City has reopened to welcome visitors at attractions and tourist sites for more than a month now. However, many places are still in a quiet, lonely situation, staff at tourist attractions in Da Nang City are tired of waiting for guests.