After a period of "freezing" due to the epidemic, the tourism industry has entered a busy period with many changes, when Southeast Asian tourists are ready to travel abroad with new expectations and demands.
The easing of travel controls and border restrictions in Southeast Asia seems to have stimulated the appetite of tourists around the globe.
Follow New York TimesAfter a long hiatus due to the epidemic, international tourism is gradually returning to Southeast Asia thanks to effective anti-epidemic strategies. And now, many countries have announced a roadmap to reopen since the beginning of 2022.
Tourism demand after the pandemic
Some governments have recently announced that they are willing to accept foreign tourists, with policies to ensure health and safety. For example, Singapore has implemented a plan to open its borders and welcome visitors back from September 2021 with the Vaccinated Travel Corridor (VTL) program.
And according to the most recent announcement, Singapore will allow all travelers who have had two doses of Covid-19 vaccine and children aged 12 and under to enter without isolation, and without needing to travel on flights. under the VTL program from April 1.
In the context of countries gradually opening up, the need to travel abroad to discover new destinations, learn from cultures and have different adventures of tourists is increasingly intense.
The results of the 2021 Travel Interest Survey show that Singapore is one of the destinations Vietnamese tourists want to explore after the pandemic, with its unique cuisine and evocative architecture. inspiration, creativity, innovation, and unique multi-ethnic people and culture.
Meanwhile, in Singapore, 90% respondents plan to visit Vietnam in 2022 when the border is reopened, and top-chosen destinations include Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Da Nang and Thanh Ho Chi Minh City, according to a survey by Changi Airport Group.