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If and when those bubbles become a reality, and we can fly again, it’s in our best interest to get all the facts before we move forward with air travel plans: how to choose safe international travel destinations? Who is ultimately responsible for assuring a safe trip? Will air travel be affordable? And, finally, when will international air travel restart? … [Read more...] about Prepare for take-off!
Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
Vietnam's aviation market has six domestic players: Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet, Jetstar Pacific, Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO), Bamboo Airways, and newly-licensed Vietstar Airlines, a military-run company. The government in April this year approved tour operator Vietravel's proposal to set up an airline, making it another potential entrant in the fast-growing sector. … [Read more...] about Vietnam grounds 27 Pakistani pilots over fake degree concerns
The Diamond Princess, the cruise ship stuck in a Japanese port from February till May with more than 700 infected passengers and crew, flight VN54 which brought back Hanoi’s first Covid-19 patient in March, countries that saw hundreds of thousands of their citizens lose their lives to the virus... Anh recorded all this. … [Read more...] about When mere words won’t do: Hanoi girl’s drawings chronicle pandemic