Vietnam Travel News - January 06, 2022

06, January, 2022

Vietnam Travel News - January 06, 2022

Trends in destination choice of tourists in 2022

Unique destinations, deserted, imbued with national identity or unspoiled nature... are the main choices of domestic tourists for 2022. 80% of Vietnamese tourists say they need a holiday to make up for it cover due to COVID.

Vietnam reopens 8 international routes

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam has licensed domestic airlines to operate eight of the nine scheduled international routes as of January 4.

Eight international routes have been restored, including Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Cambodia, the US, Korea, Laos, and Thailand. The route to China (Beijing, Guangzhou) has not yet reopened because negotiations with the aviation authorities have not been completed.

Vietnam Airlines flight VN853 from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh on January 1 was the opening flight for the plan to restore international routes.

After the flight between Vietnam and Cambodia, the next scheduled international flight of Vietnam Airlines is between Vietnam and Japan on January 5. Flight VN5310 from Hanoi to Tokyo is priced from 512 USD for the one-way trip and 690 USD for the return trip (including taxes).

The airline also opened ticket sales to exploit Hanoi - Seoul routes from January 6 with a frequency of 2 flights per week; Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City - Singapore from January 12 with a frequency of one trip; Ho Chi Minh City - Bangkok from January 8 with a frequency of 2 flights: Hanoi - Vientiane from January 9 with a frequency of 2 flights; Hanoi - Taipei (Taiwan, China) from January 11 with a frequency of one trip; between Vietnam and the US on January 9.

A representative of Vietnam Airlines said that the airline is ready to operate routes to Europe and Australia this January as soon as the authorities allow it, moving to fully restore the international flight network in the early days of 2022.

Vietnam's tourism strives to recover and regain growth momentum in 2022

After a long period of being affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, Vietnam's tourism is gradually recovering to regain its growth momentum in the coming time with effective and practical solutions in the new normal.

Vietnam is in the top 6 countries with the highest vaccine coverage in the world

From a very low vaccination coverage, Vietnam has risen to one of the six countries with the highest vaccine coverage rate in the world, according to Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh.

Up to now, Vietnam has covered the first dose vaccine for all population from 18 years old; Covers 90% of the second nose. The rate of population 12-17 years old who received the first dose is 86%; second shot is 57%. Agencies are also ordering vaccines to be given to children aged 5 to 11 years old.