Travel companies using foreign tour guides subject to fines
15:54 | 27/05/2019

VGP – Travel agencies employing foreign tour guides in Viet Nam will be subject to a fine of VND 80-90 million. 

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According to Decree 45/2019/ND-CP, foreign tour guides will be fired VND 30-50 million for operation in Viet Nam. 

In addition, Decree 45 regulates that travel agencies will be subjected to a fine of VND 30-40 million if they don’t employ tour guides for tourism purposes. They will be fired VND 40-50 million for employing tour guides who introduce distorted information on history, culture, and national sovereignty. 

Travel agencies will be fired VND 50-60 million if they use tour guides who do not have tour guide cards. 

Decree 45 also stipulates that tour guilds will be fired VND 200,000-500,000 if they do not wear tour guide cards while operating./. 

By Kim Loan 

 

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