Hue welcomes first 2,000 foreign arrivals by sea route
Update: Jan 30, 2019
The central province of Thua Thien Hue held a ceremony on January 28 to greet the first foreign tourists to the locality from the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Constellation.

Cruise liner Celebrity Constellation has brought in more than 2,000 visitors, largely from the United States, Canada, the UK, and France to visit tourist attractions across the region in Da Nang, Quang Nam, and Hue’s various heritage sites, which is set to be the highlight for visitors.

During the welcoming ceremony held at Chan May port, representatives from local authorities presented flowers, souvenirs, and conveyed their best wishes to visitors.

Nguyen Van Phuc, deputy director of Thua Thien Hue province Department of Tourism, said the province’s tourism industry will develop sustainably over time in order to avoid an overload of visitors as Thua Thien Hue is widely considered an attractive destination for tourists.