HOI AN (VNS) — UNESCO heritage site Hoi An has launched a tourism stimulus programme with the participation of travel and services companies to attract tourists.
The programme, to be held three times this year, will offer discounts on hotel rooms and tourism services and give tourists gifts.
From February 1 to March 3 there will be a traditional craft villages festival, an international food festival, and the Viet Nam – ASEAN silk culture festival.
From May 1 to September 2, to promote tourism in summer, the country's peak travel period, Hoi An will organise 14 events and festivals, including the Cu Lao Cham whale worship festival, and the 14th Viet Nam – Japan culture exchange.
The third occasion, from November 20 to January 1, will feature a Heritage Day event and New Year celebrations. — VNS