THE GENERAL DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 01/2001/TT-TCDL
Hanoi, April 27, 2001
 
CIRCULAR
GUIDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GOVERNMENT�S DECREE NO. 39/2000/ND-CP OF AUGUST 24, 2000 ON TOURIST ACCOMMODATION ESTABLISHMENTS
Pursuant to the Tourism Ordinance of February 8, 1999;
Pursuant to the Governments Decree No.15/CP of March 2, 1993 on the tasks, powers and State management responsibilities of the ministries and ministerial-level agencies;
Pursuant to the Governments Decree No.20/CP of December 27, 1992 and Decree No.53/CP of August 7, 1995, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational apparatus of the General Department of Tourism;
Pursuant to the Governments Decree No. 39/2000/ND-CP of August 24, 2000 on tourist accommodation establishments;
The General Department of Tourism hereby provides detailed guidance for unified implementation as follows:
Chapter I
SUBJECTS AND CONDITIONS FOR DEALING IN TOURIST ACCOMMODATION ESTABLISHMENTS
I. SUBJECTS OF APPLICATION
1. This Circular shall apply to all organizations and individuals dealing in tourist accommodation establishments in Vietnam, including Vietnamese organizations and individuals of all economic sectors; overseas Vietnamese; foreign organizations and individuals conducting activities under the Law on Foreign Investment in Vietnam (hereinafter referred collectively to as organizations and individuals).
Where the legislation on foreign investment in Vietnam contains provisions different from those of this Circular regarding the tourist accommodation establishments, the provisions of the legislation on foreign investment in Vietnam shall apply.
2. This Circular shall not apply to organizations and individuals dealing in inns (which are accommodation establishments with material foundations and equipment being not up to the minimum standards for business in tourist accommodation establishments); houses leased on a long-term basis to subjects being Vietnamese or foreigners; guest houses and rest houses operating as public-service units with revenues.
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