Nearly 42,000 international visitors to Vietnam in March 2022
Data announced by the General Statistics Office in the situation report economy In the first quarter of 2022, international visitors to Vietnam in March 2022 increased by 41.4% compared to the previous month and 2.2 times over the same period in 2021 because Vietnam was fully open. tourism, many international flight routes are restored.
In the first quarter of 2022, international visitors to Vietnam reached nearly 91,000 arrivals, an increase of 89.1% over the same period last year.
Among them, visitors arriving by air accounted for nearly 90.5% of international arrivals to Vietnam, an increase of 165.2%.
Revenue from accommodation and food services in the first quarter of 2022 increased by 1.2%; tourism revenue in the first quarter of 2022 increased by 1.9% over the same period last year as Vietnam began to open up to tourism.
The rapid increase of international tourists is attributed to Vietnam’s policy of completely opening up tourism from March 15. Thereby, a series of immigration policies have been restored as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries are exempted from visas when entering Vietnam, and medical requirements for international visitors have also been created. many advantages.
Vietnam has the easiest entry policy in Southeast Asia
According to the Canadian travel magazine, Travel Off Path, with the issuance of a plan to reopen tourism activities from March 15, 2022, Vietnam becomes the country with the easiest entry policy in the Southeast region. Asia, creating favorable conditions for tourists to travel to Vietnam.
Accordingly, Travel Off Path said that to enter Vietnam, visitors do not have to present a certificate of having had enough doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or a certificate of recovery, as well as not having to be isolated.
Regarding visa policy, Vietnam has now reopened the e-visa procedure, citizens from 80 countries can apply and apply for a 30-day tourist visa. Along with that, Vietnam also restored visa exemption policy for citizens of the following countries: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Russia, Japan, Korea, Denmark , Sweden, Norway, Finland and Belarus; restore immigration policies and related regulations as before the Covid-19 epidemic.
Travel Off Path also offers some comparisons with other Southeast Asian countries to show that Vietnam is the country with the easiest entry procedures in the region. For example, Cambodia requires travelers who have not been fully vaccinated to undergo a 14-day quarantine. The Philippines also requires travelers who have not been fully vaccinated to be isolated at a state medical facility, to be tested for COVID-19 on the 5th day after entry. Visitors to Thailand will need to be fully vaccinated, apply for a Thai Pass, book a night’s stay at a hotel under the ‘Test and Go’ program and must have a negative test result for COVID- 19 upon arrival in this country. In addition, Thailand also requires guests to purchase health insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment.
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