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Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

Environment

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.

VN web travel agencies warned: shape up or ship out

Travel

VN web travel agencies warned: shape up or ship out

Google and Singaporean sovereign fund Temasek have forecast the Vietnamese online tourism services market to be worth 9 billion USD by 2020, and said local companies should work quickly or risk losing the market to international companies.

Hanoi-HCM City-Binh Thuan tourist route expected

Travel

Hanoi-HCM City-Binh Thuan tourist route expected

A tourist route linking Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Thuan and Phu Quy island is likely under development following a familiarisation trip for tour operators and related media experts to the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan from May 28-31.

Vietnam Electricity promotes energy saving solutions

Society

Vietnam Electricity promotes energy saving solutions

A pilot implementation of the Energy Service Company (ESCO) through the project on installing solar water heater systems for customers is one of the jobs that Vietnam Electricity Group will do this year to realise the Power Saving Programme for the 2014-2015 period, according to the Vietnam Economic News.