Hanoi (VNA) – Several
places of historical and scenic interests in the central province of Thua
Thien-Hue, home to the ancient capital of Hue, will be connected in a tour
aiming to attract domestic tourists back to the province in the post-pandemic
To prepare for the launch of the “Hue Green Tourism” tour, the
province’s tourism association has collaborated with the information centre for
tourism promotion and the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre to examine local
The tour is expected to revive the provincial tourism sector
that has been severely affected by the pandemic by building a new
safe “travel bubble” model to help the sector resume a stable state
in the “new normal”.
Under a “travel bubble” tour, visitors will mostly take part in
outdoor activities and only have close contact with members of their package
The province’s tourism association will coordinate with tourism
businesses in Hanoi to pilot the “Hue Green Tourism” tour, which will be first
targeted at domestic tourists next month.
The participants must have either two vaccine shots against
COVID-19 for over 14 days or a negative PCR test within 72 hours (for people
under 18). They are also required to strictly abide by pandemic prevention
measures and have a Disease Control Card to scan QR codes at every visited
The tour will receive international tourists with vaccine
passports and arriving by charter flights from December when the provincial
tourism sector opens its door to the world as approved by the Prime Minister.
The sites surveyed by the Hue Tourism Association are those
with significant historical value that are attractive to tourists
such as the Thanh Toan tile-roofed bridge, Tomb of Emperor Gia Long, Hue
Imperial Citadel, Tam Giang Lagoon, and Huyen Khong Pagoda./.