Hội An local Võ Tấn Tân and his craftsmen created the Taboo Bamboo Workshop in the middle of the Cẩm Thanh nipa palm forest as a sustainable bamboo craft and preservation centre in the ancient town in central Việt Nam.
Sustainable regional linkages between HCM City and five other regions are expected to play a vital role in the recovery of the tourism industry, which has been seriously affected by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ancient town of Hội An, in co-operation with UNESCO, has launched the 2020 Plastic Action Day, boosting drastic activities in protecting the ocean and saying ‘No’ to single-use plastic products.
The project will help residents in the two communes reduce the waste they release daily from 75 to 80 per cent.
Local fisherman Huỳnh Tấn Lộc now earned his living mostly from home-stay and cuisine service or night-fishing on boat rather than fishing.
The ancient city of Hội An was recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1999, and still preserves its cultural values as a busy trading port dating back 400 years. The city has been challenged by the tests of time to preserve both its tangible and intangible culture and heritage.
The ancient city of Hội An has launched a campaign to raise awareness of good-natured behaviour and hospitality among the community, promoting a friendly tourism environment to making the city the most popular destination in central Việt Nam.