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10/08/2022 - 08:54

TRAVEL AND EXPERIENCE:

A summer hobby of young people in Hue

After two years affected by the COVID-19, only working and studying, many people now want to relax and enjoy in new places with interesting tourist services.

Experiential tourism combined with resort is the current trend

Family and group tours

Summer is the high season as it is a holiday season for students. Besides, the weather is stable and fine for people to plan an ideal tour.

Many people, especially parents with children, wanted to have a trip as a treat to the children after a school year of hard work. Family from Hanoi, Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh City have come to Hue for relaxation and exploration.

Nguyen Trong Huy from Hanoi said, “My family decided to visit Hue this summer after my son finished the national high school examination. Other members also have a work leave. It’s time for the family to relax and refill the energy for work and studies.

According to some inbound and outbound travel agencies, the number of visitors booking for summer tours has increased. Apart from families, many companies and organizations have also organized tours for their staff. This is evident that there have been huge demands for tourism again after a two-year shutdown due to the pandemic.

Hoang Tran Duc Hanh, Head of the personnel office of a company in Hue, said that her company looked for information about tourist attractions to plan a tour for company staff teambuilding in March.

The company decided to have a tour to Ly Son in Quang Ngai for two days and one night. This is a most-voted destination, suitable to the staff demands.

In addition, statistics from tourist resorts have shown that the couple tour is a trend this summer. Many couples get married after the pandemic and take advantage of the summer holiday to enjoy with families and friends.

Experiential tourism and resort

The 2022 tourism trend offers tourists many options, ranging from cost-saving backpacker tours to expensive luxury packaged tours. The increasing demands of tourists have allowed for many tours, meeting the requirements of tourists and giving them memorable experiences during their holiday.

A group of young people checked in Hue

The demands for domestic tourism are currently dominant as many people still worry about their health and safety after the pandemic. Therefore, “Vietnamese travel in Vietnam,” or “Hue locals travel in Hue,” or in other words, staycation, is a trend this summer.

Staycation combined with health care is a form of tourism with resort services, spa, beauty and health care. It is now popular among tourists. Traveling in this way, visitors can enjoy the feeling of relaxation and comfort when they participate in activities such as meditation, yoga, nourishment, mineral bath, mud bath, and massage. The core values of wellness tourism are to regenerate and fill the body with energy, and balance the mind.

“I decided to choose staycation combined with health care at a local resort. This helps to limit the risk of infection and save a lot of money spent on traveling. It is also a chance to explore interesting things about the hometown,” said Ho Thi Nhat Thuong, from Hue.

To young people who are keen on exploring and experiencing, this summer holiday is ideal to get together, plan an adventure trip or trekking, to get physically fit and ready for the conquer new lands.

Ha Khanh Linh from Hue said, “My friends and I took an adventure tour in Tu Lan, Quang Binh this summer. We spent 3 days and 2 nights climbing, swimming, eating and sleeping in the forest and caves, without Wi-Fi and mobile phone signals. We enjoyed every moment and immersed ourselves in the majestic and magical nature. It was the most memorable trip in my life that made me change my mind about what it should be like to experience and to release stress.”

Story: Chau Thai. Photo credit to characters in the story

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