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Many local tour operators remain concerned, following the recent disappearance of 164 Vietnamese students in South Korea, that the country would tighten visa requirements for Vietnamese citizens.
According to the “Well Traveled Survey” commissioned by Agoda, a digital travel platform, 30% of those in Vietnam have never traveled before and only 1% of Vietnamese have been to more than 10 countries.
The Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) will run a campaign on welcoming Vietnamese tourists to the Republic of Korea (RoK) which will last for a week from September 2 to 8, according to KTO Vietnam.
Vietnam`s outbound tourism grows 10-15% annually. ASEAN Travel 2018 statistics revealed that if in 2012, Vietnamese made 4.8 million trips abroad, in 2018, the figure almost doubled to 8.6 million.
More than one in five Japanese and Australians would choose to meet their own citizens over other nationalities while on vacation.
Cash is the preferred payment vehicle among Vietnamese traveling abroad as up to 60.4% of them last year used the greenback or exchanged their money for foreign cash from the destination country rather than using payment cards.
In recent years, the demand for travelling abroad among Vietnamese people has increased dramatically. Surveys on Vietnamese tourism trends indicate that foreign travel is becoming more and more popular.