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Binh Thuan accompanies with tourists influenced by the bankruptcy of the international travel agent Thomas Cook. - (30/09/2019)

( On the morning of September 27th, at Phan Thiet city (Binh Thuan province), Deputy Director of Binh Thuan Department of culture, sports and tourism – Miss Nguyen Lan Ngoc hosted the meeting with the tourism enterprises in Binh Thuan to seek the solutions for accompanying and supporting tourists who were influenced by the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook (England)
(Photo: Nguyen Thao)
Accordingly, after the international travel agent declared to become bankrupt on September 23rd, this matter influenced on the tourism enterprises and tourists in some countries, including Vietnam in general and Binh Thuan in particular. At present, there are about 600.000 tourists got stuck abroad; and the governments had to jump into the matter to take their citizens back their homes.
The preliminary statistics, Binh Thuan currently has 14 businesses affected by the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook. At the meeting, the businesses also presented the damage and draw out how to deal with the matter for each business. According to the businesses, the damage is not too great and businesses are working together to provide maximum support for those tourists.
In the mean time, Binh Thuan tourism sector businesses as well highly agree to accompany with tourists. Firstly, on September 28th, 2019, there will be a coach to take tourists who had the contracts with Thomas Cook before September 23rd from Phan Thiet to Tan Son Nhat airport (HCMC) to go back their homes. For the contracts after September 23rd, the businesses will actively negotiate with tourists to give out the most reasonable prices for them.
Besides, Binh Thuan Department of culture, sports and tourism also had the letter to the businesses. It’s necessary to treat influenced tourists equally and support them maximum. Deputy Director of Binh Thuan Department of culture, sports and tourism said that: “ to keep the image of Binh Thuan destination – Safety – friendliness, Binh Thuan tourism sector will accompany with tourists even there is only one person”.
Nguyen Thao


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