On October 6, a delegation of Lao Cai Provincial People's Committee went to visit and have meeting meetings with Sa Pa town to deploy tourism activities in fourth quarter of 2021 to adapt to situation of the Covid-19 pandemic in the new context.
The delegation went to survey a number of tourist sites and business establishments in Sa Pa town such as Topass Ecolodge (Thanh Binh commune); Hoa's Homestay, Ancient stone area (Muong Hoa commune); Lasixt Homestay (Cau May ward); Cat Cat tourist area and Fansipan cable area.
The delegation then worked with the People's Committee of Sa Pa town and functional agencies on draft tourism recovery plan in the fourth quarter of 2021 to adapt to the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic in the new context.
At the meeting, representatives of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism informed the draft Plan "Green Tourism - Safe Tourism" in Lao Cai province. Accordingly, Lao Cai province will carefully implement solutions to reopen tourism activities, ensuring dual goals of disease prevention and control, socio-economic development.
At the same time, carefully preparing the requirements and conditions to welcome visitors on basis of ensuring safety measures to prevent and control the pandemic; Being proactive, safe and have a plan to handle situations and prevent risks during the process of welcoming visitors.
According to the People's Committee of Lao Cai province, the target visitors to this occasion are those who live and work in the province and in "green areas" (as per epidemiological information map of the health sector).
Specifically, welcome tourist within the province who do not go to the pandemic area for 14 days; other tourist coming from the "green areas" (not visiting the pandemic area for 14 days) and ensuring 1 of 3 conditions as prescribed (having been vaccinated with all doses of Covid-19 vaccine and 14 days from vaccination of last dose, showing negative test results for SAR-CoV-2 by rapid antigen test method; having recovered from SAR-CoV-2 infection no more than 6 months; showing negative test results for SAR -CoV-2 by RT-PCR within 72 hours from the time of results).
Serving visitors to visit the locality, in the fourth quarter of 2021, Lao Cai province is expected to organize 16 activities and events to stimulate tourism demand; In which, there are a number of outstanding activities and events such as: Announcement and reception of National Intangible Cultural Heritage Certificate for making worship paintings of the Dao - Sa Pa in association with reports on cultural programs of the community tourist attractions has just been invested and staged; Festival "The Essence of the Northwest - The Flavors of Lao Cai"; Festival "Bac Ha White Plateau"; culture and sports week in Bat Xat district; Sapa Snow Festival in 2021…
At the meeting, representatives of departments, sectors, Provincial Tourism Association and some businesses discussed and commented on the draft of the Plan "Green Tourism - Safe Tourism" in Lao Cai province. The comments mainly supplement and clarify regulations on safety conditions for welcoming visitors and ensuring requirements for disease prevention and control...