According to the provincial Department of Tourism, the province intends to receive domestic tourists from October 15 and foreign ones from December this year.

Nguyen Thi Le Thanh, Deputy Director of the department, said that the agency had developed tourism promotion programs to encourage local residents to travel in the province, adding that it would also prioritize attracting tourists from neighboring provinces, then from such areas as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, southeast and Northern provinces.

Tourists on Nha Trang beach, Khanh Hoa Province, April 2021

Visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received one shot of COVID-19 vaccine but test negative for the virus, she said.

As for international tourists, they should be given their second shots at least 14 days and no more than 12 months before their entry. For those who have recovered from COVID-19, the time from hospital discharge to their entry date must not exceed 12 months. Travelers will be requested for a RT-PCR test within 72 hours prior to their departure, and be certified negative for COVID-19 in English by authorities of the country that conducts the test.

The plan will be applied for visitors who have registered to join package tours of travel agencies.

Source: VNA