Laos to reopen borders to tourists from Viet Nam
VGP – Laos plans to reopen borders to tourists from 17 countries, including Viet Nam, starting from January next year.
Other countries include China, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Japan, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, the United States, Canada and Australia.
This is part of the Lao Government’s phased plan on resumption of international tourism adopted Friday, with the first phase to be implemented from January 1 to March 31.
Foreign tourists shall be required to book combo tours to green zones through a travel company licensed by the Lao Government, have proof of COVID-19 vaccination and negative test result.
Laos reported additional 1,702 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, taking the national caseload to 96,256, including 266 fatalities./.
By Huong Giang