The flow of foreign tourists to the central province of Thua Thien-Hue increased 31.29 percent to 1.07 million in the first nine months of 2017.
The Republic of Korea ranked first in terms of number of holidaymakers visiting Thua Thien-Hue, making up 26 percent of the total number.
In the reviewed period, the province served a total of 2.78 million visitors. The Hue Relics Preservation Centre alone welcomed 2.4 million visitors, up 18.55 percent from the same period last year.
In September 2017, the provincial Department of Tourism and Traveloka Vietnam Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding on tourism development, which aims to connect accommodation establishments, airlines and potential customers.
The locality also signed a cooperation agreement with the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines to promote Hue at domestic and foreign tourism trade fairs as well as increase flights and launch new routes to the imperial city.