Thousands of foreign visitors arrive Thua Thien- Hue on New Year 2016

A report by the Thua Thien- Hue Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said that the large number of foreign tourists flocked to Hue Heritage Site like Royal Palace, Thien Mu Pagoda and mausoleums during first two days of New Year 2016.

Foreign visitors arrive Thua Thien- Hue on New Year 2016. (Photo: SGGP)

Around 60, 000 domestic and foreign travelers booked tour programs from December 24 to January 1, increasing 12 percents compared to the same period last year. Meanwhile, Hue received other 90, 000 travelers.

The rate of hotel occupancy was also high, increasing 50- 90 percent.

During the first three days of the New Year, music performances, traditional dance, folk dance and food festival have taken place at restaurants, hotels, pubs and coffee shops in this city.

Besides, visitors have chance to participate in dropping colored lanterns on local rivers.

By Van Thang- Translated by Huyen Huong

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