For the first time, Vietnam issues official etiquette guide for tourists

By VnExpress   March 19, 2017 | 09:00 am PT
Major cities have asked visitors to be nice. Now the tourism ministry wants to see good manners across the country.

Main recommendations for tourists:

- Queue for tickets, check-in, check-out, or wherever there is a line

- Respect other members in a tour

- Wear decent clothes in public places

- Respect the culture and religion of the place

- Consider taking or ordering the right amount food

- Consume alcoholic beverages at a moderate level

- Do not push others in public or crowded areas

- Do not litter

- Do not spit

- Do not draw graffiti

- Do not smoke in prohibited areas

- Do not pick flowers or disturb animals in parks, zoos or in their habitats

For service providers:

- List prices and provide services at the listed prices

- Be responsible for any damage caused to the environment

- Assist tourists in emergency

- Avoid taking tourists to dangerous places

- Only licensed tour guides are allowed to work

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