Hue imperial city kicks off Gold Tourism Month”

A special tourism promotion program “Gold Tourism Month” has been kicked off in Hue city on National Day, September 2 by the Hue Monuments Conservation Center. During the event, tourists can use one entrance ticket, that they can buy from the Royal Palace, Hieu Lang (Minh Mang) Tomb, and Ung Lang (Khai Dinh) Tomb to enter other monuments in the city.

Groups of 30 or more who arrive at the site will be awarded a free presenter. Students enjoy free ticket at any sites. Tourists also get a free electric bus on the Royal Palace – Artefact Museum route. Discounts of 50 per cent will be applied to royal court music performances and 10 per cent for other services like royal costume wear and drink.

The Hue Monument Conservation Centre will also organize music performances and put collections of royal artifacts on show in several exhibitions to introduce items donated and lent by local collectors.

Thua Thien –Hue province expects to receive 2.8-3 million visitors in 2014, including 1.2-1.3 million foreigners, and account for 54-55 percent of the local GDP. The tourism promotion program will run until September 30.