Southeast Asia Travel News | Update October 7th
Vietnam to re-open popular tourist spots to vaccinated arrivals from December
From December, Vietnam will open a number of tourist hotspots to vaccinated travellers from “low-risk” countries. The authorities recently confirmed they would re-open the popular island of Phu Quoc to vaccinated tourists from November.
Travel+Leisure names Hoi An in Top 15 best cities in Asia
Hoi An city ranked 13th out of Top 15 best cities in Asia in the World’s Best Awards survey of Travel+Leisure.
10 localities set to reopen domestic flights
A total of 10 out of 19 localities have signalled their agreement with the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CCAV)’s plan regarding resuming domestic flights.
APAC’s tourism recovery continues to lag behind other regions
International tourism enjoyed signs of a rebound in June and July 2021 as some destinations eased travel restrictions and the global vaccination rollout advanced in many parts of the world.
Sri Lanka to lift lockdown, ease restrictions for vaccinated visitors
Sri Lanka looks set to end a six-week nationwide lockdown on October 1, while at the same time easing border measures for fully vaccinated visitors.