Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province was recently announced as a hotel that no longer releases plastic waste into the environment and no longer has single-use plastic items.
According to the Vietnam Tourism Association, the City. Hoi An’s application of the “Plastic-free hotel” model is a specific action, with great significance for creating a spillover effect for the tourism business community not only in Hoi An but throughout the country. about the determination to implement sustainable tourism development in Vietnam.
The project “Reducing plastic waste in Vietnam’s tourism sector” is actively deployed and implemented by the Vietnam Tourism Association in 2 years 2023-2024. With the goal of promoting activities to reduce plastic waste in the tourism sector, contributing to environmental protection and sustainable development of the tourism industry.
Through the project “Reducing plastic waste in Vietnam’s tourism sector”, a strong message will be sent, calling for the efforts and joint contributions of people, businesses, communities and tourists for the cause. goal: Plastic waste-free tourism in Vietnam”. In particular, Hoi An City maintains its position as a leading destination in implementing environmental protection measures in Vietnam and will soon advocate spreading this model across the country.
Vietnam is a country with a large source of plastic waste in the world (about 3.1 million tons/year, of which the amount of waste dumped into the ocean is about 0.28-0.73 million tons/year). The tourism industry with hundreds of millions of visitors/year is a large source of plastic waste in the country.
Therefore, Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort is a “Plastic-free hotel” model that has been pioneered in the city. Hoi An and the whole Quang Nam province are of great significance in creating a pervasive influence for the tourism business community not only in Hoi An but throughout the country about their determination to develop a sustainable green tourism brand. solid.