Quang Ninh tourism to reopen after month-long restriction
Quang Ninh restarted tourist activities within the province on 2nd March, 2021, as the province has gone through 20 days without community transmission of COVID-19. However, it wasn’t ready to welcome tourists from other provinces yet, announced local authorities.
Visitors are required to strictly implement the instructions of the Ministry of Health as well as disease prevention measures. Provincial authorities particularly emphasize on strictly monitoring the tourism activities in Halong Bay, one of the busiest tourist areas in Vietnam as a whole. Meanwhile, other localities must keep their destinations under observation, especially where spiritual activities and traditional festivals happen, to restrict mass gatherings.
On the same day, Van Don International Airport also reopened domestic air routes. Previously, Quang Ninh province has decided to temporarily stop tourist activities due to complicated developments of the third wave of COVID-19 during February.
On 4th September, 297 Vietnamese citizens with Covid-19 vaccine passports were repatriated from Japan on the trial flight of Vietnam Airlines to Van Don International Airport with the seven-day quarantine policy.
From July 14 to 20, Quang Ninh province proceeds the 5th stage of the Covid-19 vaccination plan for the tourism workforce.
With ethnic minorities occupying up to 96% of the population, the mountainous district Binh Lieu of Quang Ninh Province decided to promote cultural value preservation and develop community-based tourism in order to boost the local economy and society.