HCMC – Authorities in Binh Thuan Province have inspected and categorized 19 tourist lodging facilities in the province as safe from Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, reported Phap Luat Online newspaper.
Given the impact of the deadly disease, the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism had worked with the provincial steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control to issue Covid-19 protocols for travel agencies and tour operators in this south-central province, Nguyen Lan Ngoc, deputy director of the department, said in a statement in response to the province’s Tourism Association.
The department in coordination with the relevant agencies set up a team to inspect the compliance with Covid-19 safety protocols at local tourism businesses.
Until now, the team has checked the Covid-19 safety practices of 20 hotels and announced that 19 of them have met requirements and received Covid-19 safety labels to be able to serve tourists.
The Covid-19 safety labeling has received support from local travel firms and positive feedback from tourists.
In the coming time, the tourism department will continue to call on more local tourism businesses to register to implement Covid-19 safety protocols as well as promote its efforts to fight the coronavirus so as to develop Binh Thuan as a safe and friendly destination for travelers.