Seven eco-tours and agro-tours in Ho Chi Minh City have won awards at a city contest on designing and operating eco-tours and agro-tours at a recent awards ceremony.
Besides cultural, historical and scenic tourism, Hanoi also has the advantage of agricultural eco-tourism. However, this model has not yet become a highlight of the Vietnam capital’s tourism.
Emblazoned with lush carpet of forest with diversified flora and fauna, Cu Lao Dung (Dung islet) in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang boasts huge potential to develop eco-tourism.
The Government intends to develop Ko Chang, or Elephant Island, in Trat province, as a model for eco-tourism. It has accepted seven proposals to develop the potential of Ko Chang in terms of natural resources and tourism.
Eco-tourism development in a sustainable manner will be promoted in Dong Thap province’s Tram Chim National Park– the “green lung” of the Mekong Delta.
Instead of being wary about investors, tourism management authorities should collaborate with them in preserving the natural environment, says Dr Nguyen Hoang Tri, Secretary of the National Committee for UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Thoi Son Isle, also known as Lan or Unicorn Islet, is located in the lower section of the Tien River and is administrated by Thoi Son commune in Tien Giang province.