Vietnam’s Pandemic Mitigation Efforts Stall Recovery and Impact Pipeline Development – STR

While the APAC region grew supply at 4.1% in 2019, Vietnam has emerged as a power player in the region, with over 5% supply growth in both 2018 and 2019. The country has handled the COVID-19 pandemic with aplomb, much to the detriment of the hospitality industry, but a thriving tourist trade and brand proliferation make the country one to watch once border reopen.

Here’s How to Rebuild Trust in International Travel – By Paul Meyer

The issue of trust was especially clear in Europe during the summer peak, when many chanced flying to holiday destinations. As holidaymakers sunned themselves on the beach, travel restrictions tightened in reaction to the latest level of COVID infections, leaving many facing unexpected quarantine on returning home. The evolution of quarantine measures has become increasingly complex for travellers to follow, as individual states, sub-regions, cities and towns emerge as risk zones.