The volume of searches from Indian visitors for tourism services in Vietnam has increased strongly in recent months, according to Google’s market trend tracker tool.
A report from Google shows that the search volume for flights from Indian tourists in April increased sharply by 400% compared to the same period last year. The figure jumped by 3,000% in May, and is continuing to increase in June.
Meanwhile, the search for accommodation by mid-June tripled compared to early April.
The most searched destinations by Indian people are Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc (Kien Giang province); Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh province); the central city of Da Nang, Hoi An (Quang Nam province), Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa province), Da Lat (Lam Dong province), and Ha Long (Quang Ninh province).
India is considered one of the potential markets for Vietnamese tourism. The number of Indian visitors to Vietnam rose from 85,000 in 2016 to 169,000 in 2019.