Cơ hội cuối cùng cho Việt Nam – Du lịch bền vững

English: Vietnam’s last chance: Sustainable tourism

2017-10-09T050115Z_911570337_RC1EE87ABD80_RTRMADP_3_VIETNAM-ECONOMY-1-940x580 Xe máy trên đường phố Hanoi, Vietnam June 30, 2016. Source: Reuters/Kham

Ba mươi năm sau khi Đảng Cộng sản Việt Nam ban hành chính sách “đổi mới”, mở cửa cho nền kinh tế quốc doanh và tập trung vào thị trường toàn cầu thì các chỉ số kinh tế của đất nước đã được cải thiện đáng kể. Theo số liệu của Ngân hàng Thế giới, GDP bình quân đầu người của Việt Nam đã tăng từ 437,13 USD năm 1986 lên 2,185.69 USD vào năm 2016. Tỷ lệ nghèo đói cũng giảm đáng kể, từ 60% năm 1993 xuống còn 14% năm 2016. Tuy nhiên người Việt Nam đang phải trả phí cho những tiến bộ kinh tế này bằng việc đánh đổi các nguồn tài nguyên thiên nhiên, các bờ biển rộng lớn của quốc gia đang phải chịu ảnh hưởng nặng nề. Continue reading “Cơ hội cuối cùng cho Việt Nam – Du lịch bền vững”

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Vườn địa đàng của nữ doanh nhân cao nguyên

Năm nào cũng đón được cả chục vạn khách nội tỉnh và tứ xứ ghé thăm, thích thú với tre xanh hồ biếc, hoa trái tươi đẹp, ẩm thực quyến rũ ở miền cà phê Đắk Lắk, đó là điểm hẹn Kotam. Để bồi đắp nên “vườn địa đàng” này, một nhóm quý bà đã quyết đoán đầu tư nhanh đúng trúng, khiến không ít đấng mày râu kính nể !

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Eco-tourism should not destroy biodiversity: experts

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Update: October, 06/2017 – 09:00

Tourists go kayaking on Chày River in the Phong Nha – Kẻ Bàng National Park in Quảng Bình Province. — VNA/VNS Photo
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Instead of being wary about investors, tourism management authorities should collaborate with them in preserving the natural environment, says Dr Nguyễn Hoàng Trí, Secretary of the National Committee for UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) in Việt Nam.

With about 2.3 million hectares of special use forests (SUF), 31 national parks and 68 natural reserves, and dozens of other forests, Việt Nam is seen as a prime eco-tourism destination.

However, rapid and haphazard development of tourism infrastructure in natural reserves and SUFs in the last few years has raised concerns that development was taking place at the expense of the environment. Continue reading “Eco-tourism should not destroy biodiversity: experts”

Du lịch: Hồ Thủy điện Sơn La

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Mặt hồ trong xanh như ngọc bích, sóng nước lay động; khung cảnh sơn thủy hữu tình; trải nghiệm du lịch cộng đồng, tìm hiểu nét văn hóa truyền thống, thưởng thức ẩm thực của đồng bào dân tộc, cùng hòa mình trong tiếng chiêng, tiếng trống mùa lễ hội… vùng lòng hồ thủy điện Sơn La đang mời gọi du khách bằng vẻ đẹp như thế! Continue reading “Du lịch: Hồ Thủy điện Sơn La”

Top 10 islands in Vietnam

Last update 08:00 | 02/07/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has over 3,000km of coastline and thousands of islands. Here are the most beautiful islands for nature lovers in the country.

Con Dao 

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Con Dao has white beaches spreading for miles enfolded by the crystal ocean. Lining the beach, long lines of coconut trees create a green paradise.

Coming to Con Dao Island, one can admire the beauty of nature but also the freshness of coconut milkand other culinary delights. Continue reading “Top 10 islands in Vietnam”

Floating village tries eco-tourism

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Update: June, 24/2017 – 09:00

Boats carry visitors to Vung Viêng floating fishing village in Quảng Ninh Province. The village is promoting responsible tourism with fish farms and tours friendly to environment. — Photo baoquangninh.com.vn

QUẢNG NINH — The floating Vung Viêng fishing village in Hạ Long Bay, northeastern Quảng Ninh Province usually hosts about 15,000 visitors each month. During peak periods the number of visitors soars to 21,000.

On arrival in the village, visitors are welcomed to have meals with local residents, go fishing and sightseeing around the village. Continue reading “Floating village tries eco-tourism”

Làng chài Vung Viêng, Vịnh Hạ Long

Làng chài Vung Viêng – điểm đến tuyệt đẹp trên vịnh Hạ Long

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Làng chài Vung Viêng là một trong những làng chài nổi tiếng trên vịnh Hạ Long, được bình chọn là một trong những làng chài đẹp nhất toàn cầu. Dù hiện nay, các làng chài trên vịnh Hạ Long đã gần như mất đi phần hồn do tất cả các hộ ngư dân vốn gắn bó cả đời người với sông nước đã được di chuyển lên bờ, nhưng Vung Viêng vẫn là một điểm đến hấp dẫn đối với du khách bởi phong cảnh thần tiên, bởi những mái nhà còn sót lại và bởi những hướng dẫn viên chính là những người ngư dân hiếu khách.     Nguyễn Hùng

Dưới đây là một số hình ảnh làng chài Vung Viêng:

 

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 Một góc làng chài Vung Viêng

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Nha Trang nature reserve may be operated by private firm

Last update 17:01 | 12/06/2017

The central province of Khanh Hoa is considering allowing a local private firm to preserve and operate its Hon Mun Nature Reserve, one of the most famous tourist destinations in the province.

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Tourists in Hon Mun 

Earlier in February this year, the provincial people’s committee agreed on Hon Tam Nha Trang Sea JS Company’s proposal to manage Hon Mun Nature Reserve. The company would also provide eco-tourism tours.

The company has co-operated with Australia’s Reef Ecologic to survey the condition of the reserve. Continue reading “Nha Trang nature reserve may be operated by private firm”

Ninh Binh develops tourism towards ecosystem protection

Last update 10:07 | 12/06/2017

Established in 2010, Van Long Natural Reserve covers 2,730 ha. Three quarters of the reserve are mountains and rocks, with the remainder wetland. 

The area boasts a diverse bio system with a large amount of rare fauna and floral species recognised in the Red Book. Hoa Lu – Van Long Specialised Forest Managing Board, which takes charge of the reserve, has 30 local collaborators engaged in forest protection.

Van Long Wetland Natural Reserve includes seven communes with a population of 50,000. After being opened, the local people are involved in conservation work.

Through training classes, locals and boat rowers are taught how to develop tourism in connection with protecting the environment.

Ninh Binh’s efforts in forest and biodiversity protection are on a sound track, towards sustainable tourism in which people live harmoniously with nature.

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Hon Kho – wonderful peaceful island getaway spot

Last update 14:29 | 21/03/2017

Hon Kho is one of the Cham Islands (Cù lao Chàm), a cluster of islets located near the city of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province.

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The Cham Islands are recognised as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

 

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The Cham Islands collectively are comprised of eight separate islets that have a combined population of 3,000.

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The island of Hon Kho is an historical and cultural relic treasure chest.

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Architecture structures of the Viet and Cham peoples here date back hundreds of years.

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The island is attractive to visitors thanks to year-round cool weather and its diverse flora and fauna.

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The coral reefs in the marine area of the island have received world acclaim and are listed in the World Red Book of Endangered Species.

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Many visitors come here to relax, go snorkelling, discover the life of local people and enjoy the unspoilt beauty of the island.

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To keep the environment green and clean, the local inhabitants of Hon Kho have gotten together to protect the island.

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They know that if they don’t protect the island it will ruin not only the coral reefs but their livelihoods.

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Therefore, leaders of the island of Hon Khosay they are determined to protect the environment.

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Cẩm Thanh seek a joint protection of nipa palm forest

Update: May, 23/2017 – 17:00

 
Fishing in Cẩm Thanh nipa palm near Hội An city. VNS Photo Công Thành

HỘI AN — Cẩm Thanh administrators, scientists, local residents and businesses have signed an agreement to manage and protect the commune’s nipa palm forest – the first-ever joint environment protection deal between an administration and its community in the central region.

The deal, which was signed last week in Hội An, aims to boost strict management in environment protection and sustainable measures in tourism service in the city’s Cẩm Thanh Commune. Continue reading “Cẩm Thanh seek a joint protection of nipa palm forest”

Bai Tu Long National Park becomes ASEAN’s 38th heritage park

Last update 17:40 | 19/05/2017

Bai Tu Long National Park in the northern province of Quang Ninh has been named the 38th ASEAN Heritage Park.

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The title awarding ceremony was held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the local People’s Committee in Ha Long city on May 19, coinciding with a ceremony to mark International Day for Biological Diversity (May 22) and International Migratory Bird Day (May 10). Continue reading “Bai Tu Long National Park becomes ASEAN’s 38th heritage park”

New home for rescued capitive bears in Vinh Phuc

Last update 17:11 | 17/05/2017

 Vietnam Bear Sanctuary in Tam Dao National Park, Vinh Phuc, the first of its kind in the country, is opening for visitors to raise public awareness of protecting the endangered species.


Operating since April 2008, the sanctuary spans 1.2 hectares and can accommodate 200 bears.
Two newly-inaugurated semi-natural outdoor enclosures linked with two double bear houses cover a total area of more than 5,600 square metres. Continue reading “New home for rescued capitive bears in Vinh Phuc”