Travel firms join int’l tourism fair in Moscow

(VOV) - Numerous Vietnamese travel firms attended the ongoing 21st International Trade Fair for Travel and Tourism 2015 in Moscow, Russia, to bring Russian more tourist to Vietnam.

Nguyen Quoc Hung, Deputy Head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), said the sector targets to increase the number of Russian tourists arriving in Vietnam by 10% from now to later this year.

Russians are long-stay backpackers with a great deal of spending and have contributed remarkably to economic improvements in a number of Vietnam’s southern provinces.

On the sidelines of the fair, the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee organized a conference to boost HCM City tourism business operations in Russia.