Do Chi Cong, member of EuroCham and general director of SB Invest According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Southeast Asia will become the fourth largest tourist attraction in the world, with Vietnam also developing a green and sustainable pathway over the next ten years. In your opinion, what is the core element of green tourism? Green tourism advocates for minimal detrimental impacts on the local environment, biodiversity protection, renewable energy, the promotion of natural and cultural heritage, environmentally-friendly products, and the active participation of local communities. Green tourism is the key to responsible and sustainable development and respecting natural elements. Minimising negative environmental impacts and creating a healthy environment are all at its core. Thus, to be recognised as a green tourism product, all tourism services such as tours, hotels, restaurants, and golf courses must meet the above criteria. As an … [Read more...] about Prospects for green tourism real estate development
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Famous tourist attractions in Hanoi and tours between the capital city and neighboring provinces will help turn the visits on the occasion of the 31st SEA Games into memorable experiences. The Southeast Asian Games is not only a sporting event held in a couple of weeks but also an opportunity for the host country to promote its cultural and historical appeals, scenic spots as well as people. The Huc Bridge - a small bridge over Hoan Kiem Lake to enter the Ngoc Son Temple in Hanoi. Photo: Vinh Pham The 31st SEA Games is taking place in Hanoi and 11 nearby provinces and cities from May 12 to 23. So, what appealing destinations should tourists visit when coming to this big event? Departing from Hanoi... The capital city is a destination that tourists can’t miss when attending this SEA Games, especially those staying in Vietnam for only a few days. Hanoi is renowned for countless ancient buildings, special scenic spots, and relics such as the … [Read more...] about Where to go and what to do in Hanoi for locals and tourists?
WATER WORLD: The wild beauty of A Nô Waterfall near A Nô community tourism village in A Lưới District. VNA/VNS Photo Đỗ Trưởng Natural beauty and rich traditional culture are proving advantageous for many localities in the central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế, which are making great strides in their development of community-based tourism. The mountain district of A Lưới has preserved the unique cultural identity of ethnic minorities such as the Cơ Tu, Pa Cô and Tà Ôi, and the immense primaeval forests of the majestic Trường Sơn Mountain Range have emerged as an outstanding draw for tourists from near and far. The creation of tourism villages and cooperatives across the district focusing on presenting the traditional and cultural identities of local ethnic people through high-quality tourism services has increasingly lured visitors to the area, particularly during national holidays and after the pandemic. Hồ Thị Trâm said her native A Nôr in Hồng Kim Commune became a … [Read more...] about Community tourism adds sparkle to Thừa Thiên-Huế
Đầm Vạc Golf Course where the SEA Games 31's golf tournament takes place. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Hùng VĨNH PHÚC — The northern province of Vĩnh Phúc, which will host competitions for Muay Thai and Golf at the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31), has organised a number of exciting activities to promote the province's culture and tourism. The provincial Tourism Promotion and Information Centre has worked with local businesses to promote travel services, tours, ‘One Commune, One Products’ (OCOP) programme, and local specialities at competition venues, making it easier for sports fans and tourists to get information, travel advice, and guidance. In addition, the centre also collaborated with local travel agencies to build intra-provincial trips and send guides to take tourists to three of Vĩnh Phúc's most popular tourist attractions: Tây Thiên landscape complex, Tam Đảo tourism area, and the eco-tourism area of Đại Lải Lake. Tam Đảo is a famous tourist destination in Vĩnh … [Read more...] about Vĩnh Phúc making most of SEA Games to boost tourism