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Hanoi to ensure tourist safety amid Covid-19 pandemic during National Day holiday

12:52 | 26/08/2020

Tourist establishments in Hanoi wil be responsible for reinforcing anti-coronavirus measures during National Day holiday.

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According to VOV News, tourist establishments, companies, organizations and individuals in Hanoi have been requested to ensure a safe tourist environment and improve measures to prevent and control Covid-19 during the National Day holiday (September 2).

The Hanoi Department of Tourism has requested tour operators to regularly monitor, update information & guidance of relevant authorities on Covid-19 prevention and control; communicate and advise people not to travel to pandemic-hit areas.

hanoi to ensure tourist safety amid covid 19 pandemic during national day holiday
Foreign tourists wearing face masks walk in Hanoi, Vietnam, March 12, 2020.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Hanoi also requires tourism businesses to proactively implement Covid-19 prevention and control measures for customers and employees, strictly comply with the regulations and advisories of the Ministry of Health and relevant authorities to ensure the prevention and control of Covid-19.

Tourist attractions must actively coordinate with travel agencies and tourist transport businesses to regulate tour groups so as to avoid large gatherings, comply with regulations on keeping a safe distance and check guests' body temperature.

hanoi to ensure tourist safety amid covid 19 pandemic during national day holiday
Photo: Best Price Travel.

If cases of suspected infection are detected, it is necessary to actively coordinate with local health facilities to implement quarantine in accordance with the procedures and instructions of the Ministry of Health.

Travel service providers are asked to suspend tour programs to and from locations affected by the pandemic. The means of passenger transport must be cleaned and disinfected in accordance with the regulations. Drivers and passengers must wear a face mask, Hanoi Times reported.

hanoi to ensure tourist safety amid covid 19 pandemic during national day holiday
Tourists wear face masks while traveling around Hà Nội. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Quyết

For accommodation establishments, the Hanoi Department of Tourism requires them to strictly enforce the online medical declaration declaration for guests and report daily to the authorities for monitoring.

The hotels, which have been approved by the city People’s Committee as concentrated isolation areas, must work closely with the local authorities, health agencies and relevant units in the city to strengthen the prevention and combat against the pandemic, strictly implement the regulations on the prevention and control of Covid-19.

hanoi to ensure tourist safety amid covid 19 pandemic during national day holiday
Foreign tourists wear protective masks while traveling on three-wheel cycles along streets in Hanoi, Vietnam, March 17, 2020. Photo: VOA News

Eateries and bars in the city need to fully comply with preventive measures such as: keeping customers at least one meter away from each other, checking their body temperature, giving them hand sanitizer, and staff must wear face masks.

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