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Vietnam Airlines, Vinpearl join hands to boost Vietnam-Russia tourist links

Vietnam Airlines and Vinpearl will work together to open eight weekly routes between Vietnam and Russia in 2020, a representative from the national flag carrier said on February 20.

The routes will connect four Russian cities – Moscow, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, and Ekaterinburg with Nha Trang and Phu Quoc – the two most popular destinations in Vietnam.

The first route between Moscow and Nha Trang will be put into operation on March 12 with the frequency of two flights per week.

Meanwhile, Vinpearl Travel Russia, a subsidiary of Vinpearl, the resort company under private conglomerate Vingroup, will open its representative office in Moscow on March 3 with the aim of promoting Vietnam’s first hi-end tourism service package for the Russian market, which covers flights, tourist and insurance services.

Vinpearl will take similar steps to conquer four strategic markets namely Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea and China.

Potential markets such as Europe, North America and India will also be in Vinpearl’s roadmap of diversifying its customers.