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Hue to become a green tourism model


Published on Feb 22, 2012

Authorities in Vietnam are planning to promote green tourism in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Hue. By pushing sustainable tourism and focusing on green growth, it is hoped that Hue will become a model for green tourism in the country. Local news portal VOV, reported that at a recent international seminar on tourism in the city, senior UN consultant on the environment, Lal Kurukulasuriya, proposed 10 key measures the promotion of green tourism in Hue, with a focus on reducing energy, water and waste treatment costs. He said Hue should develop new models such as community-based tourism and ecotourism with creative and environmentally-friendly solutions.

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