The central province of Thua Thien – Hue has so far attracted 43 projects in tourism with total investment of more than 50 trillion VND.

The local authorities said that these projects helped upgrade tourism infrastructure and improve tourism services and products, contributing to developing tourism potential in the former imperial city of Hue , which was recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 1993.

The central coastal province expects to receive 2.5-3 million visitors by 2015, earning more than 3 trillion VND and contributing to 47-48 percent of its gross domestic product./.