Ho Chi Minh City announces list of hotels eligible to welcome foreign tourists
Update: Feb 21, 2022
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism (DOT) on February 18 publicised a list of hotels eligible to welcome foreign tourists arriving in the city in the coming time.

InterContinental Saigon Hotel in District 1. (Photo: booking.com)

They include InterContinential Saigon, Liberty Central Saigon Center and Silverland Sakyo in district 1; Ramana Saigon in district 3 and Windsor Plaza Hotel in district 5.

To be eligible for serving foreign visitors, the hotels have to strictly comply with COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control regulations and other rules in line with the guidance of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as well as the municipal People’s Committee, according to a DOT representative, adding that the hotels are chosen based on the basis of voluntary registration.

In related news, Nguyen Khoa Luan, Director of Anh Viet Hop on-Hop off Vietnam Company, has proposed using double-decker buses to transport passengers from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to lessen the overloading.

In a written document that has been submitted to the DOT, he said the company will support the transportation of visitors from the airport to the city centre. The double-decker buses can operate from 8am to 5pm every day and a bus can carry a maximum of 80 passengers, Luan said.

Nhan Dan Online