December 2021

Cambodia re-opens to a ‘new way of life’ after their successful vaccination rollout surpassing its COVID-19 vaccination target that recorded one of Asia’s highest inoculation rates at nearly 88 per cent of the total population. Starting today, November 15, 2021 Cambodia will lift all quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travelers for both locals and foreign nationals. Non-vaccinated individuals are still required to follow the 14-day quarantine procedure as previously mandated by the government. Fully vaccinated travelers will only need to take a rapid test and wait for the results before

After testing negative for COVID-19, a group of 50 foreign visitors under the scheme “vaccine passport” programme took a tour around Hoi An Ancient Town in the south-central of Quang Nam over the weekend. They are the first international tourists to arrive in the ancient town after two years of border closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as Vietnam is gradually reopening on the heels of its rapidly increasing vaccination rates. Around 8am on Saturday morning, the tourists attended a welcome ceremony by the local authorities and received souvenirs

Vietnam Airlines will launch the first regularly scheduled service between the U.S. and Vietnam on Nov. 28. The twice-weekly flight will connect San Francisco with Ho Chi Minh City, Cirium flight schedule data shows. The launch will come as the large majority of Vietnam remains closed to the tourism market. Only Phu Quoc Island to the west of mainland Vietnam is open to visitors on a trial basis. In addition, pre-approved foreigners are allowed entry, primarily for business purposes, but a seven-day quarantine is required. A San Francisco Airport spokesman declined

The Lao Government has announced its plan to reopen the country to fully vaccinate tourists in January of 2022 under the “Lao Travel Green Zone” program. Vientiane, Vang Veng, and Luang Prabang, the capital of Laos, are classified as "green zones" under the project. The Wattay International Airport and the Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge will be the international entry points in Vientiane. This scheme will allow visitors to book tour packages on the condition that they have a Laos VISA, certificate of entry, a vaccination certificate dated at least 14 days

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