The Hue Monuments Conservation Center in coordination with the tourism and hotel associations in Thua Thien-Hue Province on Tuesday launched the third Golden Week of Tourism at Hue Heritage site.

During the week lasting until December 30, there will be many promotion programs, discounted entrance tickets and services, and art performances at relic sites while groups of university and college students nationwide are admitted at no charge.

On the same day, the Hue Monuments Conservation Center held a ceremony to welcome a Japan national named Yoshimi Muto, who is the two millionth visitor to Hue. The center also gave gifts to Nguyen Thi Thu Thanh, the 1,999,900th tourist, and Colin Tapp from the UK, the 2,000,100th tourist.

In addition, the week includes the photo exhibition on Hue, a meeting with travel firms, and music and fashion performances.

The center will continue to carry out a travel stimulus program at Hue Heritage site next year, consisting of a golden week celebrating the Festival Hue 2014 (March 26-April 1), a golden month celebrating the National Day (September 2-30) and another golden week for the New Year holiday (December 24-30).