GGRAsia – Corona Casino Welcomes Lot of South Korean Visitors
Corona casino welcomes a lot of South Korean visitors
The Corona Resort and Casino, on a vacation island in southern Vietnam, was among the places visited by the first batch of international tourists to that country under a new government ‘vaccine passport program’. Vietnamese. Confirmation was given by the gaming site in a social media post featuring photographs of the group.
Fully vaccinated foreign visitors from some countries are now exempt from quarantine on arrival in Vietnam under the new program, he was announced by the country’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, last month.
Phu Quoc Island Welcomed ‘First International Tourists to Vietnam Into’ New Normal ‘After Nearly Two Years [of] frozen [business] due to the Covid-19 pandemic ”, indicates a press release from the Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup Group.
He added, “A Vietjet Air flight brought more than 200 Korean tourists to Phu Quoc for a five-day, four-night vacation at Phu Quoc United Center, a unique destination. “
The Corona Resort and Casino (pictured in an archive photo) is one of the attractions at the Phu Quoc United Center. The large-scale entertainment and recreation complex – promoted by Vinigroup – covers over 1,000 hectares (2,471 acres) and includes a number of non-recreational facilities.
The Corona property, Vietnam’s first casino to allow economically qualified locals to play, opened in January 2019. The country has other casino properties, but only foreign passport holders can place bets in these places.
Vingroup said in his press release that tourists from South Korea should undergo rapid Covid-19 tests on the first and last day of their vacation in the country. “With negative test results, they can visit, entertain, dine and shop in designated areas at Phu Quoc United Center,” he said.
The document added that the group “would explore sports and entertainment activities at Vinpearl Golf, VinWonders Theme Park, Vinpearl Safari [and] Corona Casino.
Vinigroup said the hosting of the first group of South Korean tourists was “the opening event of the vaccine passport pilot program in Phu Quoc in particular and Vietnam in general.”
The company added, “This is an important start marking an acceleration of efforts to revive the national tourism industry as well as national economic development.”
The statement said that after the first group of international tourists arrived on November 20, “Phu Quoc expects to receive 20 international flights per month in the near future.”
Under Vietnam’s vaccination passport program, inbound international visitors are required to make hotel reservations and join a tour group where all destinations are registered with authorities.
Prior to the pandemic, Vietnam was an emerging casino jurisdiction, with a number of large-scale, mostly foreign-only resorts created along its long coastline.