Asian countries ban travel from southern Africa
On 1 December 2021: A new resistant coronavirus variant – “Omicron” – was detected in South Africa. Therefore, European and Asian countries tightened travel restrictions at the weekend.
Vietnam Airlines flies direct to the US
HO CHI MINH CITY, 1 December 2021: Vietnam Airlines flew its first nonstop service from Vietnam to the US on Tuesday for the historic 13,000 km flight.
Da Nang to renovate backpacker area at $1.6 mln
Authorities in Da Nang City have approved a plan to renovate the An Thuong backpacker zone at a cost of VND36.5 billion ($1.61 million) to boost tourism.
Cambodia imposes travel ban on 10 African countries over omicron variant
Due to the appearance of the new omicron coronavirus variant, Cambodia has imposed a travel ban on 10 African countries. The temporary measure will come into effect from Wednesday and applies to Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Angola, and Zambia, the Health Ministry said on Monday night.
Sri Lanka Tourism commands attention at World Routes 2021
Sri Lanka made a huge splash at the 26th World Route Development Forum. In this meaeting, Sri Lanka pitched its destination for global airlines to consider it as one of the top holiday destinations for the upcoming winter season and beyond.