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(CPV) - Today, tourists tend to pay more attention to the quality of experience at the destination. They will stay longer if the destination has many interesting experiences. While in the past, beach tourism was popular, in recent years, it has turned to resorts in the mountains, experiencing local culture.

New generation tourists are people who love the environment, who respect and are responsible for the environment. The trend of looking for unique cultural values and pristine ecology is also becoming popular.

With eco-friendly and nature-close destinations, people can find their roots and unique local culture.

Tourists tend to look for unique cultural values at eco-friendly and nature-close destinations.

With the strength of natural conditions and biodiversity, Vietnam has the advantage of developing isolated travel product lines, green tourism and ecotourism. The products of camping/glamping, farm-stay tourism are also one of the potential new tourism trends, attracting a large number of tourists, especially groups of young tourists and families.

Quang Nam among Asia's top sustainable destinations

The central Quang Nam province, with its eco-friendly tourism products, has been named among four leading sustainable destinations in Asia by UK-based travel magazine Wanderlust. The other three are Bhutan, Singapore, and Timor-Leste’s Ataúro Island.

Wanderlust recommended these destinations as well worth visiting if tourists are after an eco-friendly escape.

By putting local businesses at the heart of tourism, Quang Nam is proving sustainability starts at home.

The province takes advantage of its strengths and pays a lot of attention to the environment.

Therefore, environmentally-friendly tourism products which provide travelers with new and interesting experiences get priority.

Quang Nam named among four leading sustainable destinations in Asia by UK-based travel magazine Wanderlust.

Visitors can take tours to coconut forests, use organic products, and visit restaurants limiting plastic waste.

Reaching Hoi An Ancient Town, visitors can enjoya green space.

Typical tourism products in Hoi An City are cycling around the ancient town and paddling boats along the Hoai River.

Recycled and eco-friendly products, such as essential oils, shampoos, and toothbrushes, are recommended souvenirs.

Rice fields and coconut forests outside the city will help tourists leave their worries behind.

Thanks to green and sustainable tourism development, Quang Nam has been increasingly attractive to tourists and created a good impression in the eyes of its international friends.

Phuoc Tich ancient village develops green tourism

Phuoc Tich ancient village national relics in Phong Hoa commune, Phong Dien district, the central province of Thua Thien Hue, has become a destination to visit and experience for many domestic and international tourists. The local government is also promoting the construction and development of green-oriented tours and tourism products.

Phuoc Tich ancient village is located along the O Lau River, with many shady ancient trees and a typical system of ancient Ruong houses, which has become an interesting tourist destination for many tourists.

Tourism services in the ancient village mainly focus on cultural products and local cuisine. Tourists can study history and ancient architectural works, experience Phuoc Tich pottery making, participate in traditional activities of the people in the village, make cakes, participate in traditional folk games, and ride bicycles to admire the green countryside.

Phuoc Tich has 26 ancient Ruong houses over 100 years old and many traditional architectural works typical of clan churches. The old houses with three compartments and two wings were built in the space of the green garden, creating a highlight for visitors to visit and immerse themselves in the green space of nature. In addition, relics such as more than 500-year-old Cay Thi Temple, the wharf along the O Lau river, and the pottery kiln in Phuoc Tich are also indispensable in the sightseeing journey of tourists. In particular, behind the ancient village, there is a large space of Ha Tri lotus pond, decorated and developed like a white lotus from the Hue Imperial Citadel, which is an interesting check-in and experience destination for visitors.

Phuoc Tich ancient village in Phong Hoa commune, Phong Dien district, the central province of Thua Thien Hue.

Tourism activities in Phuoc Tich are oriented to develop green tourism. Tourists walk or travel by smart bicycles to places of food service business, selling souvenirs, selling clean agricultural products and local specialties without using plastic bags, but using paper bags or environmentally friendly materials. Along the roads connecting to the attractions, the Institute of Monuments Conservation (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) has also installed 40 sorting trash bins and garbage collection trucks, built public toilets suitable for the landscape space of the ancient village. The program aims to protect the environment and landscape in Phuoc Tich, aiming to build a green-clean-light tourism environment.

According to experts, in the current trend of cultural tourism development, Phuoc Tich ancient village will have a special attraction for domestic and international tourists. In addition to focusing on preserving the unique architectural heritage system left by our ancestors, building a green tourism orientation in Phuoc Tich is a suitable and sustainable direction./.

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24/06/2023 14:13