Phu Quoc Island to welcome international visitors in November Travel

Phu Quoc Island to welcome international visitors in November

Phu Quoc Island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will be the first tourist hotspot in Vietnam to open its doors to foreign visitors with vaccine passports, starting in November. The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism held an online working session on October 7 with the local tourism sector on communications work to promote the resort island.
Travel firms need “oxygen” to stay alive Travel

Travel firms need “oxygen” to stay alive

Waiting for the Government to launch a pilot programme to welcome international tourists to Phu Quoc island, travel and aviation firms need urgent support like “oxygen” for their existence, according to insiders.
PM agrees on pilot plan to welcome foreign tourists to Phu Quoc island Travel

PM agrees on pilot plan to welcome foreign tourists to Phu Quoc island

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has basically agreed with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism's proposal on a pilot plan to welcome international tourists with vaccine passports to Phu Quoc resort island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang for six months from October.
Phu Quoc an ideal destination for visitors Society

Phu Quoc an ideal destination for visitors

Phu Quoc island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is an ideal destination for tourists to explore after it becomes the first tourist site in Vietnam to re-open for visitors soon.
Temporary suspension of HCM City – Phu Quoc flights considered Business

Temporary suspension of HCM City – Phu Quoc flights considered

The Ministry of Transport has said it is considering a proposal of the Kien Giang Provincial People’s Committee to temporarily suspend flights between the Mekong Delta province’s Phu Quoc island and Ho Chi Minh City which is the country's currently largest COVID-19 hotspot.
Pilot on welcoming vaccine passport holders under consideration Videos

Pilot on welcoming vaccine passport holders under consideration

The Politburo has recently announced several key tasks to strengthen COVID-19 prevention and control and socio-economic development, including ordering a trial of vaccine passports so that foreigners can visit destinations in Vietnam that have controlled the pandemic. The tourism community is looking forward to the policy and overcoming the severe consequences experienced so far.
Phu Quoc works to popularise fish sauce making trade Culture - Sports

Phu Quoc works to popularise fish sauce making trade

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recognised the trade of making fish sauce on Phu Quoc island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang as a national intangible cultural heritage in late May, creating a driving force for local residents to maintain and uphold the essence of the traditional craft.
Vietnam's Phu Quoc paradise to challenge Phuket, Bali Travel

Vietnam's Phu Quoc paradise to challenge Phuket, Bali

Phu Quoc island in the southern province of Kien Giang, which is dubbed as "Pearl Island", has emerged as a destination attractive to many tourists and earned a noticeable position on the tourism map of not only Vietnam but the world.
Phu Quoc – from “Hell on Earth” to nation’s first island city Travel

Phu Quoc – from “Hell on Earth” to nation’s first island city

Once branded “Hell on Earth” for the notorious jail which witnessed the most terrifying scenes of oppression during war time before 1975, Phu Quoc island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has now become the country’s first island city with tremendous economic and social development.
Kien Giang rolls out measures to attract visitors Travel

Kien Giang rolls out measures to attract visitors

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has called on local travel companies to actively implement promotional programmes and plans to lure tourists now that COVID-19 has been largely brought under control.
Commune on Phu Quoc Island to hold elections early Politics

Commune on Phu Quoc Island to hold elections early

The National Election Council recently issued Dispatch No 533/HDBCQG-VP dated April 20, allowing Tho Chau island commune of Phu Quoc city to hold the elections of deputies to the National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils for the 2021-2026 tenure on May 21, two days earlier than the national election day.