Vietnamese travel agency Anh Duong Co. and its Russian counterpart Pegas Touristik will bring 400 tourism-industry employees from 18 Russian cities to Viet Nam in late September and October for familiarisation trips.
Some of them will attend the International Travel Expo HCM City 2012 that opened in HCM City yesterday, while most will visit popular destinations like Khanh Hoa, Binh Thuan, and Ninh Thuan provinces.
They will appraise hotels and restaurants in central coastal cities and the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta.
Hoang Thi Phong Thu, chairwoman of Anh Duong Co, said this summer her company and Pegas Touristik organised a similar trip for 300 people from Russian travel agencies.
There will be three charter flights daily from Russia to Cam Ranh International Airport in Khanh Hoa Province from October 15 to April 30 next year, and Russian tourists will visit Nha Trang City, Phan Thiet City , Ninh Thuan Province, and HCM City.
Anh Duong, together with other travel agencies from HCM City, Binh Thuan, Khanh Hoa, Da Nang and Quang Nam, will attend Leisure Moscow 2012 in Russia in September.-VNS