Virus

Tours to Vietnam’s northern region cancelled as virus resurges

HO CHI MINH CITY (Vietnam/News/ANN): Many booked tours to the northern provinces for the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday have been postponed or changed amid the resurgence of Covid-19 infections in the area two weeks before the holiday, travel firms have said.

Tours to the northern provinces saw strong demand for the Tết holiday as visitors from the tropical south sought to experience cold weather in the north.

A representative from Saigontourist said that customers were told about tour cancellation and postponement policies when they booked tours.

Most customers from HCM City with tours to the northeast and northwest regions

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The Young Cut Loose in Myrtle Beach. The Virus Followed Them Home.

Pedestrians, some wearing masks, on the boardwalk in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Tanya Ackerman/The New York Times)
Pedestrians, some wearing masks, on the boardwalk in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Tanya Ackerman/The New York Times)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The colorful boardwalk is a bit less crowded than usual this year, but the Ferris wheel continues to spin near one of the piers, tourists are browsing in the souvenir shops, and throngs of young people are cutting loose as they always do, guzzling and carousing in the beachside bars and clubs that earned the city the nickname “dirty Myrtle.”

Some of the revelers who have flocked to Myrtle Beach since hotels and attractions began

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