In the morning of March 19, Hue city cooperated with the Department of Tourism and Tourism Association of Thua Thien Hue province to organize the launching ceremony of the program of building Hue tourism environment "Civilized - Friendly - Safe - Identity Rich" - Mobilization activities to support "Free WC" for tourists.
Attending the launching ceremony were: Permanent Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee Phan Ngoc Tho; Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Phuong; Standing member of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of Provincial Party Mass Mobilization Committee Nguyen Chi Tai; Standing member of Provincial Party Committee, Secretary of Hue Party Committee Phan Thien Dinh; Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee Hoang Hai Minh; leaders of departments, agencies, branches in Hue city.
The program “Civilized - Friendly - Safe - Identity Rich” has been implemented by the City in the past time. One of the activities of the Program is to relaunch the model of “Free WC” for visitors on the city center roads. With the purpose of calling for the cooperation of the Departments, Agencies, Departments of the province, the city and the people to join hands to build Hue tourism environment.
Speaking at the launching ceremony, Hue Party Secretary Phan Thien Dinh said that since the end of 2022 the city has been investing in five new toilets; at the same time, closely directing the improvement of the quality of existing public toilets.
Simultaneously, the City has directed the City Party Mass Mobilization Committee to coordinate with the city's departments and localities to launch the campaign "Free WC for visitors". After 01 month of pilot implementation, up to now, the local political system has mobilized 138 spots located on 56 routes of 13 central wards with many tourism activities. The city has also mobilized the sponsorship of free WC signage from the source of socialization, printing and transfer to localities for mass installation, officially bringing 138 free WC spots for visitors to operate from March 18-19, 2023.
In the coming time, the city will coordinate with the Department of Tourism, Tourism Association, Provincial Business Association, and Young Entrepreneurs Association to widely implement the campaign in businesses, business households and people in the area.
The expectation is that 300-500 free WC spots for visitors will be put into operation before the opening of the 2023 Traditional Craft Festival on April 28, 2023.
The campaign to provide "Free WC" is not only meaningful in jointly creating more favorable living conditions for tourists, helping visitors feel the hospitality of Hue people but also important in raising the awareness of people and businesses in caring and friendly behavior for tourists; contributing to building Hue into a tourist city "Civilized - Friendly - Safe - Identity Rich".