Travel companies said the number of tourists researching and booking foreign trips has recovered, with companies expected to recover.
Currently, the number of tourist groups registering for foreign travel is 2-3 times greater than the previous month and more regular. Destinations with simple entry procedures, clear policies, short flights and safe epidemic control are very attractive.
However, according to many companies, the price of foreign travel in the common land is currently higher than in the same period of the years. Currently, transport costs in the tourism sector account for 70% of the costs that customers have to pay.
The good news is that people’s travel needs no longer care much about price, but customers choose quality of service as the most important criterion. Moreover, today the travel needs of customers are not only tourism to explore and experience destinations, but also to find investment and commercial opportunities… Therefore, the quality of the tour is the main concern of customers.
Not only tours, many tourists also go abroad on their own. On travel forums, more and more people are sharing tips for a smooth journey after COVID-19. With personal experience and guidance from the National Administration of Tourism, finding and preparing entry documents is no longer so difficult.
According to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) in Vietnam, the country has resumed issuing visas to foreign tourists to Korea from June 1, after temporarily suspending it from March 14, 2020.
Visitors entering Korea for the purpose of market research, commercial activity advice, tourism, medical treatment, family visits, meeting attendance, etc. are subject to this policy.
In the past, short-term tourist visas were only granted to persons with special purposes including diplomacy, official service, agreement, residence, investment and trade when coming to Korea, but now it has expanded. for all subjects such as group tourists, self-sufficient tourists, family visits, commercial …
In addition to the new visa reissue, Korea also recognizes the 5-year multi-entry visa type (Multiple Visa) issued before April 5, 2020, if it is still valid.
Earlier, Korea also announced that Vietnamese tourists will be exempt from visas from June 1 when they enter the islands of Jeju and Yangyang on charter flights.
In addition, Japan has also announced that it will fully open to tourism from the beginning of June.
A representative of the travel agency Vietfoot Travel said tourists to Europe will attract tourists to travel this summer. Every month companies send 2-3 delegations, each group has 15 to 10 people. At present, tourists choose to travel for a long time from 9 to 10 days instead of a short day as before, the tour price has increased slightly compared to before.
In addition, many travel companies said they will join trips to Korea and Japan in early June, when these two markets open.