Vietnam’s travel strategy: First, do no harm

Vietnam has pursued a “zero-case-first” strategy since the start of the pandemic, which seems to be paying off. Domestic tourism didn’t fall much, and as international travel resumes, tourism is set to reach precrisis levels of spending by 2024.

If Vietnam can maintain a low infection rate, its tourism sector can recover as soon as 2024, driven by the return of domestic travel.

To read the article, see “Reimagining tourism: How Vietnam can accelerate travel recovery,” March 19, 2021.