Tourists flow from Russia to Vietnam increased by 29% since the beginning of 2016
From January to November 2016 Vietnam was visited by more than 9 million foreign tourists, which is 25.4% over of the last year's level. This is higher than predicted earlier - it was expected that 8.5 million visitors totally will arrive in 2016. In November alone, the country was visited by 926 thousand tourists - 14% more than in October and 25% more than in the same month a year ago. The incoming tourists flow from Russia was increased very noticeably in 2016. The growth is amounted 29%. For 8 months of 2016 Vietnam was visited by 266 thousand Russians, for 11 months – by more than 340 thousand. It is expected that growth will continue, taken into account that in Vietnam the high season begins now.
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.