Vietnam attends 2013 MITT in Russia

(VOV) -The Vietnam General Department of Tourism, Vietnam Airlines, Viettravel and over 10 Vietnamese tour operators have attended the 20th Moscow International Exhibition for Travel and Tourism (MITT) which opened on March 20.

Their stalls turn the spotlight on the country’s land and people, its beautiful scenery, tourism services and unique culinary arts.

At a press briefing held on the occasion Vietnam Airlines announced the opening of Moscow-Nha Trang direct air route as of April 5.

This is part of Vietnam’s plan receive about 250,000 Russian travelers this year and 300,000in 2014.

MITT is the largest tourism fair in Russia and listed among the five most prestigious events in the world.

This year’s event attracted over 1,000 travel agencies, consultancy and service companies, airlines and insurance firms worldwide.