THUA THIEN HUE - Thua Thien-Hue ranks among the provinces most popular with tourists an about-to-be-published report reveals.
The report was the first complied by tourism-industry experts, managers and researchers to evaluate the popularity of each of Viet Nam's provinces, said Thua Thien-Hue Culture, Spots and Tourism Department director Phan Tien Dung.
It would be published this month.
The director Thua Thien-Hue said the province had welcomed almost 1.4 million tourists as of November, an increase of 11.7 per cent against the first 11 months of last year.
The number of foreign tourists had increased 7.9 per cent and the number of foreign deluxe cruise ships docking at the province's Chan May Port had also risen.
Tourism revenue was VND774 billion (US$38.7 million), 20.4 per cent higher than last year.
Thua Thien Hue is known for its historic royal sites; cultural festivals and more than 1,700 dishes ranging from food for the people to aristocrats.
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