Thua Thien Hue

  • Better together

    Better together

    A leading player in Hue’s tourism sector is a firm believer in joint endeavours bringing greater benefits than individual endeavours.

  • PROTECTING & PRESERVING

    PROTECTING & PRESERVING

    Hue has inherited a host of both tangible and intangible cultural heritage values, with all eyes now on the difficult task of their conservation.

  • Old design, new idea

    Old design, new idea

    Hue now offers visitors a new type of gift - conical hats made from lotus leaves - a product initiated by a man born in a typical hat-making village in the imperial city.

  • VIEW TO SURVIVAL

    VIEW TO SURVIVAL

    The devotion of one young artist in hue has reminded many of the dying art of royal glass painting.

  • A Craft reborn

    A Craft reborn

    One man in central Thua Thien Hue province has been devoted to bringing back his villages craft.

 

Bits & Pieces

  • 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.

  • Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017

    Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    April 07,2017 12:00 PM

    The Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017 is being held with the theme ‘The Quintessence of Vietnamese Crafts’. It will feature a series of activities, including a special artistic performance at 8pm at the opening ceremony on 28 April, an traditional craft village space, hands-on handicraft guidance, and exchanges between artisans and visitors. Artworks, royal artefacts, and collections from famous collectors will be also on display during the festival. There is also a Culinary Festival, in which special and delicious dishes from Hue and other parts of Vietnam made by talented chefs will be introduced.

  • Six new local, international air routes for Hue

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    May 04,2017 10:14 AM

    The Thua Thien Hue Provincial People’s Committee has launched a plan to open six local and international air routes in the 2017-2020 period. Flights will connect its Phu Bai International Airport and the northern province of Quang Ninh, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, Thailand’s Chiang Mai, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea. The new services are expected to help promote tourism in Hue and Vietnam, meeting the growing travel and trade demand between the ancient capital and other areas and countries.

  • NEW PEDESTRIAN MALL FOR HUE

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    September 05,2017 10:48 AM

    Authorities in the former imperial capital of Hue have given the green light to a plan to turn the backpacker area bordered by Pham Ngu Lao, Chu Van An, and Vo Thi Sau streets into a pedestrian-only precinct on weekend nights, in an effort to attract more foreign tourists and boost tourism development. Starting from late September, all vehicles will be banned from these streets every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening from 6pm to 2am. Vendors and household businesses in the area will be reorganised and given training to improve sales and service skills. Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street along the Huong River was previously turned into a pedestrian mall.

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