Travel firms in Binh Thuan permitted to reopen from October 24 hinh anh 1 Mui Ne beach has become one of the favorite tourist destinations in Vietnam for both domestic and international tourists in recent years. (Photo: VNA)
Binh Thuan (VNA) – Travel companies in the southern central province of Binh Thuan has been permitted to welcome tourists from October 24.

The provincial People’s Committee on October 20 issued a document on the organisation of tourism activities while continuing COVID-19 prevention and control measures.

Apart from giving the green light to travel firms, it also allowed the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to hold the first programme welcoming tourists back to Binh Thuan in the “new normal” period and convene a meeting with the province’s tourism association.

The People’s Committee assigned the department to work with the Department of Health, relevant departments and sectors, and the administrations of localities to assess COVID-19 safety levels and announce the eligible tourism companies. The tourism department was also told to ensure that accommodation facilities, travel businesses, and tourist attractions comply with anti-pandemic rules.

Also on October 20, the department issued temporary instructions on measures for safely and flexibly adapting to and effectively controlling COVID-19, depending on pandemic levels in different zones in Binh Thuan.

Binh Thuan is famous for many tourist attractions, from beautiful beaches and vast sand dunes to ancient Cham towers. Notably, Mui Ne, a national tourism site, has become a renowned destination and been called the “resort capital” of Vietnam./.