The central province of Khanh Haa, home to the famous beach town of Nha Trang city, is much loved by Russian tourists, accounting for one fifth of total foreign arrivals. (Source: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – Vietnam has become one of the top destinations in the Asia Pacific region for Russians, according to global travel analysis firm ForwardKeys.
The ForwardKeys survey found that Vietnam saw the highest increase in Russian market seat capacity at 153 percent, followed by Thailand and the Maldives, which saw a growth of 125 percent and 58 percent, respectively. The Republic of Korea and India also saw seat capacity rising by more than 30 percent.
Last year, Russian tourist arrivals to Khanh Hoa reached nearly 400,000, up 1.5 percent year-on-year, making it the second biggest feeder market for local tourism after China.
Vietnam received a record high of 606,000 Russians last year, accounting for 4 percent of total foreign tourist arrivals. –VNA
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