On September 8-10th, 2016, the Department of national policy, interregional relations and tourism of Moscow will open a booth at 12th International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City 2016 to increase attraction of the Russian Capital which can provide huge tourist and culture opportunities
Such famous companies as Intourist, Metropol Hotel, Tourist Hotel Complex “Izmailovo”, Tzar Voyage and City Sightseeing are announced to be presented at booth.
Various films about tourist and culture opportunities of the megalopolis are to be shown at the booth, multiple business meetings between co-exhibitors and partner agencies, hotels and other companies involved in tourist infrastructure shall take place.
On the opening day, September the 8th, 2016, the spokesman of the Department of national policy, interregional relations and tourism of Moscow shall do a presentation of tourist opportunities of the capital.
Eventful business program is scheduled for all three expo days. Tourist companies and sightseeing tour agencies shall present their original projects and routes for Moscow (including water routes!). Hotel spokesmen will acquaint visitors with comfortable and diverse infrastructures of their complexes.
International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City 2016 – is one of the largest exhibitions in Asia in the field of tourism and travel. It covers a wide range of services; it is supported by various Ministries of Tourism in South-East Asia, including the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Kingdom of Thailand and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. 250 companies and brands from around the world had participated the Expo in 2015, the number of visitors were over 25 thousand people.
According to the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism, 321,000 Russian tourists have visited Vietnam in 2015. There are all conditions to attract foreign visitors from Southeast Asia to Russia – simplified visa regime, competitive currency exchange rate, attractive tourist attractions and the worldwide growth of interest in tourist trips to Russian cities.
Vietnam and Russia actively interact in the framework of relevant international organizations – forum “Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation” (APEC), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and others, implement joint programs aimed to increase tourist flows, for example the language program “Russian language course for ASEAN tour operators.” In 2016, the National Tourist Office Visit Russia has been opened in Vietnam. It is focused on the entire macro-region of Southeast Asia – in addition to Vietnam its area of responsibility includes Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, the Republic of Korea.
We believe that the Russian-Vietnamese relations a great example of a trusting friendship, versatile, long-term partnership in the most diverse sense.