Perfume River: inspiration for French painters

Perfume River: inspiration for French painters

In 2015, Dang Tien, a critic, wrote me that he had just found a painting of the Perfume river by Bauchaud, a French artist, in 1902. The beautiful painting vividly depicted women from the market waiting to get on the boat by the Perfume river. The painting later appeared on the cover of the special issue of the Song Huong Magazine (Perfume River Magazine) in March 2015.

Hue aims to be ‘zero plastic waste’ destination in 2030

Hue aims to be ‘zero plastic waste’ destination in 2030

Hue City, a tourism hub in central Viet Nam, aims to cut its plastic waste by 30 per cent before 2024 and will be a ‘zero plastic waste’ destination by 2030.

Building up a plan for welcoming international tourists to Hue

Building up a plan for welcoming international tourists to Hue

It is expected that in December 2021, a charter flight will take Korean investors to Hue. This will be the first time Hue welcomes international tourists back after nearly 2 years of being hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Developing Hue into the Capital of Ao Dai

Developing Hue into the Capital of Ao Dai

The idea of developing Hue into the capital of ao dai, according to Dr. Phan Thanh Hai, is by nature the renaissance of the traditional heritage in order to integrate this heritage into modern life, gradually build up the images and brand name of ao dai Hue; and enables ao dai to become a unique product of cultural tourism. It also makes Hue city become the capital of ao dai Viet Nam.

Quang Ninh’s coal sculpture promoted in central ancient city

Quang Ninh’s coal sculpture promoted in central ancient city

An exhibition, highlighting the coal sculpture profession of the northern province of Quang Ninh, officially opened at the Thua Thien – Hue provincial Museum of History in the ancient city of Hue on July 22.

Hue City being high evaluated by international travel magazines and channels

Hue City being high evaluated by international travel magazines and channels

(TITC) - In early of 2021, Hue City has been high evaluated by international travel magazines and channels as an attractive destination.

600,000 arrivals to Hue over the past 6 months

600,000 arrivals to Hue over the past 6 months

Statistics from the provincial Department of Tourism show that the number of tourists coming to Hue in the first half of 2021 has decreased sharply, reaching only about 600,000 arrivals due to the impact of the pandemic.

Two travel tours in Vietnam among world's best experiences

Two travel tours in Vietnam among world's best experiences

A top gear motorbike tour from Hue to Hoi An and a Saigon street food tour have been named among the world's 25 best travel experiences by Tripadvisor readers.

Huế to rebuild royal garden alongside Perfume River

Huế to rebuild royal garden alongside Perfume River

Dã Viên Cay, the most important feng shui element of the ancient Huế Citadel, is set to be reconstructed by the local government to restore it to its former glory as an imperial garden.

Developing green tourism in Hue

Developing green tourism in Hue

Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan, Director of the Institute for Tourism Development Research (ITDR) under VNAT, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said that Hue tourism, with its available resources, would be favorable to build green tourism development models.