VNAT changes cards to oversee tour guides’ qualifications

According to the VietNamNet Bridge, “All 10,000 tour guides in the country will have to apply for new professional certificates in the next quarter in a drive by Vietnam’s tourism authority to closely monitor the qualifications of the workforce, an official said.Vu The Binh, head of the travel department under the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, told the Daily on Tuesday that the ministry would issue a circular guiding the implementation of the Tourism Law, which requires all tour guides to apply for new professional cards in the second quarter of this year. ‘We will issue the circular later this quarter, and all tour guides across the country will change or receive new electronic cards in the second quarter,’ he said.” Read more>>

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