RoK tops the list of foreign visitors to Thua Thien-Hue

Update: 00:00 | 15/07/2017
​The central province of Thua Thien-Hue welcomed 414,500 international visitors in the first half of this year, up 6.76 percent year-on-year, with tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) topping the list.
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In the period, over 97,000 Koreans visited the central locality, accounting for 26 percent of the total.

Acknowledging the increasing number of Korean visitors, the province’s investors and enterprises are paying attention to upgrading My An and Thanh Tan hot springs, which is a favourite service for Korean and Japanese tourists. 

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Tourists visit Hue Imperial Citadel. (Photo: baogialai.com.vn)

Tran Viet Luc, head of the tourism development studies desk under the provincial Department of Tourism, said that the department has plans to invite Korean experts to help local businesses in selecting tourism products attractive to visitors from this market.

During January-June, the province’s tourism sector served a total of 1.75 million tourists, earning more than 1.7 trillion VND (76.34 million USD), up 1.9 percent and 8.3 percent from the same period last year, respectively.

This year, it aims to draw between 3.3-3.5 million tourists, with 40-45 percent being foreign visitors, generating 3.2-3.3 trillion VND (140.7-145.1 million USD), up 8 percent in number and 3 percent in revenues from 2016.

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(Source: VNA)