HCMC – Thua Thien Hue Province has come up with a plan to attract Thai tourists to Hue City via charter flights and contribute to retaining Thailand among the top 10 source markets.
As per the plan, the province is expected to arrange two return flights this September for diplomacy, connection and promotion of the Thua Thien Hue tourism market in Thailand and vice versa.
The Thai delegation will visit and survey tourism products and services in the province with the participation of representatives from Thai tourism associations, companies and the media. The delegation is being organized by the Heritage Empire Travel Joint Stock Company in collaboration with the Thai Tourist Association and Thai Vietjet Airlines JSC.
Following that, there will be a flight from Hue to Thailand for diplomacy, connection and promotion of the Thua Thien Hue tourism market in Thailand. This will see the participation of representatives of Hue City and guests experiencing the Hue-Bangkok tour program of promoting Thua Thien Hue’s tourism in Thailand organized and managed by the major tourism companies in the province.
Nguyen Van Phuc, director of the Thua Thien Hue Tourism Department, said they are working with partners and Thai Vietjet to decide on a suitable schedule at the end of this September to arrange the first flight. The Hue tourism sector will also receive support from local tour companies that have organized tours to Thailand for years to connect partners in Thailand for long-term cooperation.
If the plan succeeds, the related parties will consider other plans to welcome guests through charter flights and flights connecting the ancient capitals such as Ayutthaya (Thailand) – Hue, Hue – Luang Prabang (Laos) and Hue – Siem Reap (Campuchia).