01.10.2022 10:02

Vietnam is a popular New Year's destination for Russians

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According to the booking data of the Russian travel site OneTwoTrip, Vietnam is one of the five most popular travel destinations for Russians for the New Year holidays.
Thailand was the most popular destination among Russian tourists, accounting for 38.7% of air travel bookings, followed by Indonesia (10.9%), Vietnam (10.8%), the Philippines (5.5%) and Turkey (5.5%). .1%), Russia Travel . This is reported by the Digest newspaper, citing OneTwoTrip data on the booking of customers with departures from December 31 to January 8, 2023.

In the first eight months of this year, only 14,600 Russian tourists visited Vietnam, which is 1% of the total number of foreign arrivals.

In 2019, the year before the start of the Covid pandemic, Vietnam received a record 646,000 tourists from Russia, making it the sixth largest source of tourism after mainland China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan and the United States.

After the Russian-military conflict broke out in February, charter flights from Russia to Vietnam were not resumed.

Currently, Russian tourists come to Vietnam only in small groups. They must transit through Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan before flying to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.

Source: https://e.vnexpress.net/news/travel/vietnam-a-popular-new-year-destination-for-russians-4516023.html
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