As the travel & tourism industry continues on its recovery path, outbound trips from Vietnam are increasing, with people eager to resume and reboot their travel plans. According to GlobalData, this pent-up demand, coupled with increased confidence around COVID-19 protocols, is helping to drive the recovery of Vietnam’s outbound travel sector. GlobalData provides a complete picture of the outbound destinations from Vietnam in its Travel & Tourism in Vietnam 2023 report. Buy the report here.

In 2023, international departures from Vietnam grew by 131%.

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Outbound travel from Vietnam is not dominated by any single destination, but intraregional travel is a noticeable trend. In the case of Vietnam, ten of the ten most popular destinations are located in Asia-Pacific.

However, even when focusing only on the top ten, flows to different destinations vary. Understanding the relative size of these and identifying high-potential destinations outside of this list is key to identifying promising growth markets for Vietnam as a source market and for destinations to understand current preferences among Vietnamese travelers so they can better target them.

According to GlobalData’s report, Travel & Tourism in Vietnam 2023, the most popular destinations for the country’s travelers include Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Japan and China among others.

For more detailed analysis of the outbound destinations from Vietnam, buy GlobalData’s Travel & Tourism in Vietnam 2023 report.

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