Hue tourism is expected to attract a large number of tourists, laying a foundation for tourism to reopen in a sustainable way with events held this month during the two major holidays.

According to information from Thua Thien Hue Department of Tourism, from April 8 to 11, 2022, the total number of tourists to Thua Thien Hue is estimated at 35,000, of which the total number of guests is estimated at 22,600. The total turnover is estimated at 41 billion VND.

“The average occupancy rate of tourist accommodation companies is 65%. During the two days of April 9 and 10, most hotels on the coast, hot mineral springs and some hotels in the center of Hue city have a capacity of about 90%, even full rooms. In particular, the number of visitors to Hue monuments on April 9, 10 and 11 fluctuates with more than 5,000-7,000 arrivals per day.” According to Nguyen Van Phuc, deputy director of Thua Thien Hue Department of Tourism.

One of the reasons is that from April 1 to the end of June 2022, Hue Monuments Conservation Center reduced 50% of ticket prices for guides on relic sites for groups of 20 people or more; 50% discount on tickets to Nha Nhac and royal dance performances at Duyet Thi Duong Theater – Hue Citadel.

In addition, the Thua Thien Hue Department of Tourism in partnership with Nam Chau Commercial Tourism Joint Stock Company welcomed the Trans-Vietnam Caravan Delegation 2022 named “Prosperity Journey 2022”.

The delegation consisted of 250 people who were advisers to the Siberian Wellness Group, using 70 4 and 7-seat tourist cars, which departed from Tuyen Quang Province (April 2, 2002) and passed through many provinces and cities: Hanoi; Quang Ninh; Hai Phong; Thai Binh; Nam Dinh; Ninh Binh; Thanh Hoa; Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh; Quang Tri and arrived in Hue city on the afternoon of April 7.

On the morning of April 8, the group visited the remains of the ancient capital of Hue and continued their journey to Da Nang and the southern provinces, until April 19, ending in Ca Mau Province.

The VnExpress Marathon Imperial Hue 2022 which attracted 4,700 people from 63 provinces and cities across the country competing at various distances has also helped to attract visitors to the ancient capital.

Also during this period, an alliance of 4 tour companies in Hue launched a service to enjoy the Huong River on a yacht called “Afternoon Tea on the Huong River” – to bring the locals and tourists to the island. The old capital adds a new and unique experience.

The journey starts from boat yard 5 Le Loi, upstream Huong Giang, passing through villages and watching the flow of people on both sides of the river, famous for Phu Mong and Kim Long villages.

According to the tourism industry of Hue, the number of visitors to Hue will be even greater in late April and early May when, on the one hand, Hue organizes a series of events, on the other hand, guests will come to Hue for a vacation and stay for a long ceremony.

Specifically, Hue will commission the night street Hue Imperial Citadel from the evening of April 22 with the operation time on the evening of every Friday and Saturday. Night street will be tested in 2 streets Le Huan and on August 23, night street activities to meet the needs of experiencing and learning about Hue culture through activities that include Nguyen dynasty festivals, art folklore, street festival activities, shopping for Hue specialties , exchanging cultural activities with the community, discovering the Hue cuisine of tourists and locals.

Together with Hoang Thanh Night Street, the Ancient Capital will put Truong Dinh Night Food Street into use on the occasion of International Labor Day and National Day to connect cultural spaces in the north and south of Huong River, thereby a unique peak for tourism is emerging, attracting the participation of people and tourists to contribute to boosting tourism and the demand for services.

In addition, from April 16 to April 23, Hue Kite Festival 2022 will be held with art performances of kite flying, exhibition and experience of Hue kite flying from April 16 to April 23 as part of Hue Festival 2022.

The highland festival of A Luoi takes place from April 29 to May 1 with a reenactment of the sacrifice ceremony of Deng of the Ta Oi ethnic group, or a traditional food festival of ethnic minorities and many other activities.

The People’s Committee of Hue City has just issued a plan to organize the Thuan An Bien Festival called 2022, which will take place from April 28 to May 2, 2022. This is one of the major events for the city of Hue to boost tourism and promotion to tourists after the Covid-19 pandemic and respond to Hue Festival 2022 in conjunction with the four seasons festival orientation.

The Thuan An Bien Festival which will take place in 2022 takes place in 5 days and has many special and attractive activities and events, such as: The art program of the opening ceremony with the theme “Shimmering Sea Calling”, the bamboo boat race at sea, beer festival, kite Festival – and community flying activities, beach soccer tournament, folk game activities, etc.

@ Saigon Times

Source: Vietnam Insider


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