The Mekong Delta is full of rivers and rice fields. It also has things of cultural interest and of environmental interest for tourists to see.
As part of a new initiative, smart tourism will be applied at the centuries-old Bát Tràng Commune. Now, old kilns, ancient houses and pottery workshops will be ready to receive a new wave of tourists.
Nguyễn Trùng Khánh, director general of the Việt Nam Tourism Administration, talks to Vietnam Economic Times newspaper about his agency’s efforts to improve the tourism sector’s competitive advantages.
Often referred to as the rice bowl of Việt Nam for its emerald-green rice paddies, the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta is rich in unspoiled countryside and peaceful rural settlements, an alluring region for nature and culture lovers.
Environmental protection could only be sustainable if authorities, community and businesses work together, according to experts.
Sustainable tourism linkages between HCM City and the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta are needed to tap the huge tourism potential of the two areas, top leaders have said.