According to tour operators, more often the Russians book Vietnam for New Year holidays, although a number of companies have applications for the spring of 2019. "April 2019 – it is the longest date when agents are now booking tours, but this is more likely an exception. Most often the demand is for the nearest dates before departure," - says Philip Obruchev-Mironov, the representative of Intourist. In the top of the demand are the resorts of Nha Trang and Fukuok. "The island of Fukuok positions itself as a quiet resort and is interested for all categories of tourists: from youth to couples with children. In addition, combined tours are in good demand on Vietnamese direction for several years. So, in the range of ANEX Tour there are such variants as Nha Trang + Dalat, Nha Trang + Phan Thiet, Phan Thiet + Fanrang, as well as combined tours with accommodation in Vinpearl chain hotels", says the tour operator's press service. “The tourists from the island of Fukuok often get tours to Cambodia. We traditionally observe a good demand for the rest on the island of Fukuok and combined tours with an excursion program in Cambodia," says Anna Filatovskaya from ICS Travel Group. According to experts, in the top of the demand for the winter season are tours of 9-12 nights. At hotels most tourists take only "breakfast", because there are a lot of local cafes and restaurants nearby. At the resort of Nha Trang more hotels on BB base are booked, at remote resorts - All Inclusive is popular choice. The cost of tours to Vietnam in October and for New Year's dates is as follows: October. Coral Travel: The cost of tours to Nha Trang starts from 36 000 Rubles ($ 547) per person in double accommodation (13 nights, hotel 2*), in Fukuok - from 41 000 Rubles ($ 621) per person (9 nights, hotel 2*). New Year. Coral Travel: the cost of tours to Nha Trang starts from 63,500 Rubles ($ 963) per person for 12 nights, hotel 2*, for Fukuok - from 90 500 Rubles ($ 1,372) per person for 11 nights, hotel 2*.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.