Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort in City. Hoi An, Quang Nam province has officially announced that the hotel no longer has plastic waste released into the environment and no more single-use plastic items.
September 9, in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province for the first time launched the model “Hotel with no plastic waste” emitting into the environment and tourists no longer have single-use plastic items.
Speaking at the announcement, Mr. Vu The Binh, Chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association, said that the city’s. 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 the tourism sector in Vietnam,” a strong message will be conveyed, calling for the efforts and contributions of the people, businesses, communities, and tourists towards the goal of “Plastic-free tourism in Vietnam.” In this regard, Hoi An maintains its position as a leading destination in implementing environmental protection measures in Vietnam and is soon to promote and spread this model nationwide – shared by the Chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association…
Assessing the success of Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Hong, Director of the Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism of Quang Nam province, also believes that Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort is a pioneering model of “Plastic-free hotel” applied in Hoi An city and Quang Nam province. This model holds significant importance in spreading the determination to develop sustainable green tourism not only in Hoi An but throughout the country. It is known that the implementation of the Green Tourism Criteria in Quang Nam province has achieved initial results, such as enhancing the awareness of the tourism business community and residents in implementing the Green Tourism Criteria, particularly in terms of tourists’ awareness.
The announcement of the “Plastic-free hotel” is a specific action by businesses, which holds great significance in spreading the determination of the tourism business community, not only in Hoi An but throughout the country, towards sustainable tourism development in Vietnam. Based on the successful implementation of the “Plastic-free hotel” criteria by the resort, the Vietnam Tourism Association will study, refine, and issue it for immediate application in evaluating hotels that are members of the Vietnam Tourism Association. This will further encourage relevant government agencies to officially issue and apply the criteria across the tourism industry.