Thua Thien Hue

  • ULTIMATE BAY ADVENTURE

    ULTIMATE BAY ADVENTURE

    Any visitor to Nha Trang should take the chance to head out to the nearby islands with Emperor Cruises.

  • BACK IN FAVOUR

    BACK IN FAVOUR

    A village near Hue previously known for its exquisite artwork is undergoing something of a renaissance.

  • TRIPPING UP

    TRIPPING UP

    That Vietnam’s tourism sector is on the rise is beyond question but there are still so many things that need attention.

  • COLONIAL CONSERVATION

    COLONIAL CONSERVATION

    Hue is proposing to develop a number of museums that will reside in old French villas and this gives some hope they may be saved from demolition.

  • Take Care On The Coast

    Take Care On The Coast

    The central region’s coastline has been the scene of massive fish deaths and tourists are advised to take precautions when eating and even swimming.

 

Bits & Pieces

  • Quang Nam, Thua Thien Hue to develop maritime tourism

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    May 29,2015 05:00 PM

    Culture, sports and tourism sectors and travel firms in the central provinces of Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam have launched a wide range of activities to promote the development of maritime-based tourism, supported by UNESCO. The localities plan to develop community-based tourism in fishing villages along with introducing traditional cultural activities and trade villages to visitors. The Quang Nam Co-operative Union launched a centre displaying products from local trade villages to introduce handicraft products to domestic and foreign tourists. The two provinces have implemented a UNESCO-funded project to promote responsible and sustainable tourism development with a focus on developing green tours, to contribute to improving the livelihoods of local residents. The two provinces also boast famous beaches and world heritage sites, laying a strong foundation for the maritime and island tourism industry. Local authorities will enhance links with nearby provinces to build tourism networks in the central region.

  • Marathon in central Vietnam

    Marathon in central Vietnam

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    August 16,2015 12:00 AM

    Banyan Tree Lang Co and Angsana Lang Co in central Vietnam will host their first Marathon on 24-25 October. The event will be set in beautiful Lang Co, an area renowned for its pristine coastline, lush green jungle and rugged mountain peaks, to provide a memorable experience for all participants, including professional and amateur marathoners, families, as well as spectators from around the world. Marathon and Half-Marathon runners follow a course out of Laguna and then head east through local villages, past water buffaloes in rice fields, misty mountain peaks, pristine waters, and stunning beaches.

    Early bird rates valid to 31 August are from VND129,000 for the 2 km run to VND645,000 for the Full Marathon. Entry fees include race registration, bib number, and a souvenir pack with a t-shirt and commemorative medal. For more information and registrations visit www.lagunalangcomarathon.com/home/.

  • Map of central coast tourism products available

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    January 15,2016 03:00 PM

    A technical report and a map of regional tourism product development for the central coast have been launched by the European Union-funded Environmentally and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development Programme (EU-ESRT), aimed at enhancing destination management and marketing efforts in the three cities and provinces of Danang, Thua Thien Hue, and Quang Nam to develop tourism products to regional levels. It analyses the current situation of regional tourism and identifies and assesses priority tourism products for connecting within the region. The map and the report in both Vietnamese and English can be found at http://esrt.vn/upload/bandoduyenhaimientrung.zip . The EU-ESRT program will continue designing technical reports for regional tourism product development in priority areas, including eight north-western provinces and three Mekong Delta localities.

  • Central provinces join hands for tourism development

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    January 27,2016 08:00 AM

    The central tourism hubs of Thua Thien Hue, Danang and Quang Nam will co-operate to further boost their tourism development through a ‘Three Localities, One Destination’ campaign. The three will jointly attend international fairs in Hanoi, HCMC, Japan, and Germany to promote the region. They will jointly set up a tourism website, a map and a handbook for the region, adopt a common slogan and logo, and build a common tourism database on the hotel market and projects calling for investment. Hue will focus more on the Chan May-Lang Co tourism site and more tourism services in rural areas and lagoons, taking advantage of the Huong River. Meanwhile, Quang Nam will develop more community and ecological tourism products. Maps showing local traditional handicraft villages will also be introduced to travellers.

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