Hue Relic Site welcomes 1 millionth tourist

The Hue Monuments Conservation Center held an award ceremony for the one millionth tourist visiting the ancient imperial relic site in Hue city at Ngo Mon on July 1.

The lucky tourist Ho Mai Phuong (middle) is given awards of number one millionth visitor to Hue Relic Site (Photo:SGGP)

The one millionth visitor was Ho Mai Phuong from Hanoi Capital. The lucky tourist was given a voucher for two people at four star Huong Giang Hotel worth at VND 3,5 million, a pair of royal wine worth VND 2 millions and a visiting card at Hue relic site for two persons worth VND 2 millions.

Despite of economy slowdown in the country and the world and heat waves during previous months, the number of tourists visiting Hue relic site has increased markedly, bringing a good signal for Hue tourism, said Phan Thanh Hai, Director of the Hue Monuments Conservation Center.

At the ceremony, Hai announced plans to improve the quality of center’s tourist services in the last months of this year.

The center will continue to implement more interesting tourism programs with the aim to strengthen the smokeless industry, the director added.

To attract the number of visitors to the Hue heritage site, the center has launched a gold tourism month from September 2-30 and a gold tourism week from December 24-30.

Hue Relic Site was recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage in 1993.

By staff writer- Translated by Huyen Huong

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