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|Quarantine hotels are ready for F1 patients, immigrants, and medical staff|
Accordingly, under activities for the Ho Chi Minh City tourism industry to join hands in the prevention and control of COVID-19 pandemic, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism has entered into a cooperation with Traveloka Vietnam, a travel booking company, to implement an online quarantine hotel booking system on its website and application.
In order to ensure the requirements of COVID-19 prevention and control, as well as encourage hotels to transform their business models, when participating in this programme, hotels users will be able to post information and enjoy the travel platform's services for free for the first three months, with other incentives made available in the following months.
In addition, the department of Tourism will publish and regularly update the list and information of hotels registered as isolation facilities on its website. People can book hotel rooms when they need to be isolated at the website of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism.
According to the department, as of July 23, there are paid medical isolation areas for immigrants at 72 hotels, equivalent to 5,564 rooms. Currently, these facilities are also accepting guests at high risk of COVID-19 to quarantine.
There have been 395 hotels registered as F1 isolation accommodation, with a total of 13,426 rooms. Of these, there are 117 hotels with 5,328 rooms that can be used as concentrated isolation areas, while the remaining hotels are being evaluated for meeting the criteria.
Also, 164 hotels with a total of 4,541 rooms are ready to serve and welcome doctors and nurses with maximum discounts.