Hue shuts down tourist attractions and bans over 20-people gatherings
Due to 2 new Covid-19 cases recorded without a specific source of transmission in the community, the provincial authorities of Thua Thien Hue have recently prohibited gatherings exceeding 20 people and paused all tourist attractions and historical relics since Thursday, August 12.
Apart from close-out of unnecessary activities such as bars, karaoke, clubs, and pubs, there is also a temporary suspension applied for festivals and other cultural performances.
Festivals and other cultural performances are suspended due to the Covid-19
Restaurants, cafés, and local eateries can operate if ensuring only 50% of the area is used for customers. Religious activities with a group of over 20 people are banned.
Accordingly, the tourist attractions in Hue, the ancient capital, were reopened in June. However, due to the complicated situation of the new wave of Covid-19, the authorities have to take preventive measures in the most timely manner.
In the 4th Covid-19 wave starting from April 27, Vietnam recorded 308.560 new cases in which Thua Thien Hue reported 351 infections till August 19.
From October 1st, more provinces in Central Vietnam plan to welcome back domestic tourists from safe areas while the North and South focus on intra-provincial tourism.
Recently, the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport has approved a project of using steam-locomotive trains on the Hue – Da Nang Railway, a part of the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh route, for tourism purposes.
Recently, Hue has constantly been highly evaluated as a potential attraction by different reputable travel magazines and channels in the world.