Tourists coming to Hue Heritage Site increases in comparing the same period of previous years
Update: 12/10/2015 08:42:00
Until August 23, 2015, above 1.5 millions tourists have come to Hue Heritage Site with 1,461,480 people (671,127 international tourists and 790,353 Vietnamese tourists) buying tickets causing the increase of ticket income, which is 141,2 billion VND (83% of the plan of 170 billion VND for 2015).

Interestingly, although the present tourism has coped with various difficulties (the total tourist decreases approximately 12.6%), tourists coming to Hue increases moderately. The project improving the service quality at Hue Heritage site, and the implementation of tourist stimulus programs from the beginning of the year have gained the appreciation of tourist agencies as well as tourists. From 2012 to now, the tourist coming to Hue ceaselessly develops. Basing on the issued tickets, 2012 gained 1,792,523 tourists to Hue Heritage Site, 2013 got 1,872,039, and 2014 reached 1,932,813. It is estimated that 2015 will receive over 2,000,000 tourists (apart from several tens thousand ticket-off tourists as well as ticket discounted visitors during special occasions of the Tradional Tet Holiday and other National Holidays. From 2014 to now, Hue Monuments Conservation Centre has also issued the heritage entrance pass (valid during 12 months) for thousands of students in Thua Thien Hue for the convenience of their heritage discovery.

Yen Chi/translated by Y Nhi