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Thailand Update: Thailand Pass’ Registration Eased for International Arrivals from June 2022

Thailand Update Thailand Pass Registration Eased for International Arrivals from June 2022

Thailand’s Centre of COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) today approved the simplified Thailand Pass registration and entry rules for international arrivals, effective 1 June 2022. Foreign nationals are still required to apply for a Thailand Pass (via https://tp.consular.go.th/), but will only need to provide passport details, vaccination, and a US$10,000 health insurance policy. The system will […]

Vietnam Releases Guidance for Receiving Foreign Tourists from Now until Full Reopening

Vietnam Releases Guidance for Receiving Foreign Tourists from Now until Full Reopening

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism in Vietnam has released guidelines to implement the second phase of the pilot COVID-19 vaccine passport programme to welcome international tourists from now until completely reopening of Vietnam’s outbound/inbound tourism activities. Being slated for March 15, 2022 accomplish the goal. The document states that, during this period, foreigners, […]

Cambodia Begins Vaccination Campaign against COVID-19

Cambodia Begins Vaccination Campaign against COVID-19

Three sons of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen were inoculated against COVID-19 on Wednesday as the country began distributing vaccines donated from its closest ally, China.   Hun Manet, the head of the Cambodian army as well as Hun Sen’s eldest son, urged all Cambodians to be vaccinated and thanked China for the donation. “I […]

Thailand Kicks off COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign & Plans to Open Tourism

Thailand Kicks off COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign & Plans to Open Tourism

By the end of February 2021, Thailand started its COVID-19 inoculation campaign with cabinet ministers, health officials, and medical professionals among the first in the queue to receive vaccinations.   The Expectation of Vaccination Campaign in Thailand “I hope the vaccination will make our people safe from the spread of COVID-19 and allow our country […]

Vietnam Could Welcome Vaccinated Foreign Tourists Starting July, 2021

Vietnam Could Welcome Vaccinated Foreign Tourists Starting July, 2021

Tourism experts proposed tourism industry in Vietnam prepares to welcome vaccinated international visitors back to the S-shaped country from the third quarter of 2021 in a similar vein to regional peers. Mr. Nguyen Huu Tho, the chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA), said Vietnam has been recognized as one of the most successful countries […]

Vietnam is Ready to Open Tourism to Welcome International Tourists

Vietnam is Ready to Open Tourism to Welcome International Tourists

“According to effective Covid-19 prevention, Vietnam needs to immediately come up with plans and gets ready for the re-opening the tourism for international tourists  in the second half of 2021 while exploiting the domestic market,” said Mr. Nguyen Duc Tho, chairman of Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) Mr. Nguyen Van Tan, the vice-chairman of VITA, also […]

“SEXY” Concept Promotes Safe & Sustainable Travel in Thailand’s New Normal

“SEXY” Concept Promotes Safe & Sustainable Travel in Thailand’s New Normal

Under four key focuses, Safety and hygiene, Environmental sustainability, X-extra experiences, and Yield, the ‘SEXY’ tourism concept aims to restore travellers’ confidence post-COVID-19. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is planning a tourism recovery strategy aimed at promoting safe and sustainable travel in Thailand’s new normal post-COVID-19 era, under a ‘SEXY’ tourism concept. Mr Yuthasak […]

Vaccinated Foreign Tourists Allowed to Enter Thailand with no Quarantine

Vaccinated Foreign Tourists Allowed to Enter Thailand with no Quarantine

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports in Thailand is considering plans to attract international tourists back to their country and one of them is to possibly allow vaccinated ones to enter the country without the need for 14 days in quarantine on arrival. The Tourism and Sports Minister, Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, revealed that the aim is […]

Summer is on its way, visit Indochina now!

Summer Special Offer for Indochina tours

Fill up your summer with fabulous Indochina trips to enjoy impressive sightseeing, exotic adventure, and interesting activities. Indochina Tours is happy to deliver you this special promotion as the most sincere welcome to visit many countries in one destination. Special Promotion for Indochina Tours in Summer 2020 On this summer season, we would like to […]

Positive Signs in Coronavirus Outbreak with Over 1600 Recoveries Worldwide

Coronavirus in Wuhan, China ,bright Sides of the Outbreak with Over 600 Recoveries in the World

While the whole world is focusing on the number of infected cases and deaths due to the coronavirus outbreak, we should also look at positive developments during this stressful time. Look at the recovered cases, individual efforts to the collective, government’s actions to prevent the pandemic. We should all be determined to go through this […]

Ly Son – Sa Huynh Geopark – A Precious Treasure of Vietnam

Ly Son - Sa Huynh Geopark – A Precious Treasure of Vietnam

Ly Son – Sa Huynh Geopark is located in a coastal Quang Ngai province in Central Vietnam. With a total area of over 5,000 km2, Quang Ngai offers diverse marvelous mountains, highlands, lowlands, and islands. Considered as the foundation of Sa Huynh Culture, one of three ancient cultures in Vietnam, followed by Champa, Quang Ngai […]

Phu Quoc Island is Lauded as the Top Destination in Southeast Asia

Phu Quoc Island is Lauded as the Top Destination in Southeast Asia

Phu Quoc Island located in the southern Kien Giang province will become one of the top destinations in Southeast Asia according to Malaysia’s World of Buzz newspaper in its article about Vietnam’s largest island. The beaches and small islands around Phu Quoc are considered a perfect gateway on the crowded holiday scene these days. Lying […]

Hanoi Launches New Telephone Switchboard to Upgrade Tourism Services

Hanoi Launches New Telephone Switchboard to Upgrade Tourism Services

The Hanoi Department of Tourism, in cooperation with the Vietnam Post and Telecoms Group (VNPT), launched the new telephone switchboard 1800556896 to receive inquiries on the city’s tourism in October 2018. The switchboard, which operates 24/24 hours and 7/7 days, aims to provide information on Hanoi’s tourism for tourists. It also handles feedback and recommendations […]

Thanh Hoa Authority Announces a New Community-based Tour in Pu Luong

Thanh Hoa Authority Announces a New Community-based Tour in Pu Luong

Ba Thuoc District in Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam is endowed with breathtaking natural beauty and long-established cultures. A number of community-based tours have been opened in this region with the hope of attracting more and more tourists. Pu Luong is a nature reserve established in 1990, covering Ba Thuoc and Quan Ba districts. It is […]

The Upgrade of Cai Rang Floating Market Will be Completed Next Year

The Upgrade of Cai Rang Floating Market Will be Completed Next Year

The city administration of Can Tho hopes to complete work to upgrade the Cai Rang floating market by next year. The project, which began in 2016, is restoring and upgrading the market to meet the requirements of vendors and attracts more tourists. “The province is looking for investors to set up a stop station and […]

Gong Cultural Festival 2018 is Ready in Gia Lai, Vietnam

Gong Cultural Festival 2018 is Ready in Gia Lai, Vietnam

All the preparations for the 2018 Gong Cultural Festival (November 9th – 11th) in Gia Lai, a province in Central Highlands, has been basically completed. Mr. Phan Xuan Vu, Director of the Gia Lai Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism, said the Provincial Culture, Sport and Tourism Sector has good preparation for the event. In […]

Affirmation of Sea Tourism Advantages in Binh Thuan, Vietnam

Affirmation of Sea Tourism Advantages in Binh Thuan, Vietnam

Binh Thuan, the south-central coastal province of Binh Thuan, has focused all resources on bringing into full play its coastal tourism potential and advantages. The coastline of the province is 192km long, with various beautiful landscapes including Mui Yen, Cau isle, Ke Ga lighthouse, Ganh Son, Gieng Tien, and Hon Cau Marine Protected Area where […]

New Rock Formation Found in Phu Yen Province, Vietnam

New Rock Formation Found in Phu Yen Province, Vietnam

A formation of many beautiful stone layers has recently been discovered at Ghenh Da Dia in the central coastal province of Phu Yen. Scientists described this site as a masterpiece in stone gifted by nature. The local people have recently asked for permission from the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism to make the newly-found […]

Da Nang, Vietnam International Fireworks Festival Prices Announced

Da Nang Vietnam International Firework Festival

This year, Da Nang International Fireworks Festival 2018, the highlight of any Indochina tours, will take place between April 30 and June 30 on Han River banks. Sun Group, the organizer of Da Nang International Fireworks Festival 2018 has announced that ticket prices will range from VND300.000 (US$13.3) to VND2 million (US$88.5) for each night’s […]

Quang Binh Cave System: The Exceptional Charm of a Hidden Heaven

Quang Binh Cave System

Quang Binh Province has risen to become the second most attractive destination in Vietnam, according to the prestigious Lonely Planet travel website. After successfully established itself as a “Cave Kingdom,” Quang Binh is aiming to become one of the top destinations for adventure travel in Indochina and Southeast Asia in 2020. Son Doong “phenomenon” By […]

Only 20 Dollars in Average For a Day in Vietnam

Only 20 Dollars in Average For a Day in Vietnam

Business Insider, an US business website, has just announced a list of 21 cheapest destinations, including Vietnam. In recent years, Vietnam has become an appealing attraction for holidays that lures many foreign visitors annually. At the same time, this situation leads to very high competition in the tourism industry, which then fosters the improvement of […]

Vietnam Add New Air Services to International Countries in 2017

Vietnam Add New Air Services to International Countries in 2017

Gradually becoming an increasingly popular destination for foreign visitors, Vietnam receives the successful result which is the increasing demand for international travel by air. The year 2017 is considered as the year of the breakthrough of the Vietnamese tourism industry. Recently, Vietnamese Airlines has received abundant good news as various airlines in Vietnam including Vietjet […]

Netherlands’s Website Voted Cua Dai As The World’s Cheapeast Beach

Netherlands’s Website Voted Cua Dai As The World's Cheapeast Beach

Recently, a travel site of Netherlands named travelbird.nl has voted Cua Dai Beach of Quang Nam Province (Vietnam) as the cheapest beach in the world. This website posted 250 beautiful beaches all over the world for the viewers to vote and the spot of Vietnam was appreciated as an ideal destination for beach-lovers. One obvious […]