Central provinces meet shortage of available accommodation in peak season

The central coastal provinces such as Quang Binh, Thua Thien-Hue, Da Nang and Quang Ngai see a large number of rooms that have been reserved for the Hung Kings death anniversary (April 28), Liberation Day (April 30) and Labor Day (May 1) holidays.

Tourists ride a 400-meter zip line over the Chay River to the entrance of Toi (Dark) Cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. (Photo: Sggp)

Hotel rooms in the tourist hot spots, including late General Vo Nguyen Giap’s tomb, Phong Nha-Ke Bang national park, beautiful beaches namely Da Nhay, Nhat Le, Bao Ninh, Hai Ninh have been fully booked since March, according to the Quang Binh’s Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism. The province has recently more than 3,700 accommodations.

Da Nang City and Ly Son island in Quang Ngai Province have also seen an increase of room capacity during the peak tourist season.

Meanwhile Thua Thien-Hue Province has prepared 10,000 rooms and expects to receive about 8,000-10,000 local and international visitors. Accommodation capacity of 3 and 4 –star hotels have reached 80-100 percent. Rooms are available at 1,2 and 5-star hotels.

The province will offer a promotional programs, including “Golden week in Hue Heritage Site" and Festival of Hue Traditional Crafts  from April 22-28.

Visitors will have chance to enjoy a discount entrance tickets to monuments; and guided tours free-of-charge, 10-30 percent discount on ceremonial music performances, photos and electric car services...

The 2015 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, aiming to develop craft villages and expand tourism sector is set for April 29-May 3, 2015.

The event is estimated to attract 40 well-known craft villages across the country who will display their wares, ceramics, brocades, silk, terracotta, paper flowers, lanterns, silver and gold jewelry.

As planned, the traditional handicraft villages of Gyeongju city (from the Republic of Korea), Saijo and Shizuoka (from Japan) will attend at the event.

By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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