Hoi An – popular destination for Japanese tourists; VietnamPlus

Among nearly 1 million Japanese tourists to Vietnam, 60-70 percent of whom come to Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam.

Source: Hoi An – popular destination for Japanese tourists | Travel | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

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Mass Tourism Becomes Problematic in Vietnamese Hoi An; Theodore Slate; Tourism Review

Mass tourism is a challenge for Hoi An.

Source: Mass Tourism Becomes Problematic in Vietnamese Hoi An | .TR

Commercialization sucking the soul from ancient town; Linh Do; VNE

Old traditional houses changing hands amid a tourism frenzy, hyper commercialization and increasing migration are threatening Hoi An’s way of life.

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Hoi An ancient town seek ways to improve tourism quality; Cong Thanh; VietNamNet

Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the site.

Source: Hoi An ancient town seek ways to improve tourism quality – VietNamNet

UNESCO World Heritage Status: Preservation or Publicity Tool?; Jo Qaust; Qrius

Is the UNESCO World Heritage Status helping in conservation efforts or ending up harming the places it intends to preserve through unchecked tourism?

Source: UNESCO World Heritage Status: Preservation or Publicity Tool?

Koi Pond Spas, River Cruises, and Unforgettable Banh Mi: The 4-Day Weekend in Hoi An, Vietnam; Katie Chang; Men’s Journal

While most people visiting Vietnam opt for Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, Katie Chang recommends bypassing the throngs of tourists in favor of a four-day weekend in Hoi An.

Source: Koi Pond Spas, River Cruises, and Unforgettable Banh Mi: The 4-Day Weekend in Hoi An, Vietnam

How to Spend Three days in Hoi An, Vietnam; Teresa Otto; My Itchy Travel Feet

How to spend three days in Hoi An, Vietnam exploring UNESCO sites, taking a cooking lesson, and exploring on foot and by bike.

Source: How to Spend Three days in Hoi An, Vietnam

17 photos that show why Hoi An, Vietnam is the world’s best city in 2019; Rachel Hosie; Business Insider

The Vietnamese city emerged top in Travel + Leisure’s annual ranking thanks to its culture, relaxed atmosphere, and affordability.

Source: 17 photos that show why Hoi An, Vietnam is the world’s best city in 2019

7 reasons to visit Hoi An, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful towns; Kate Springer; CNN

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Set on the banks of the Thu Bon River in central Vietnam, Hoi An is easily one of the most beautiful towns in Southeast Asia. Here are the best things to do on your vacation there.

Source: 7 reasons to visit Hoi An, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful towns

All the colours of the sunset in Hoi An; Sugato Mukherjee; Live Mint

Hoi An, on Vietnam’s central coast, is an impeccably preserved historic town.Its architecture is a fusion of Chinese, Japanese and French styles…

Source: All the colours of the sunset in Hoi An

36 Hours in Hoi An; Patrick Scott; NY Times

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10 Things To Do In Hoi An When You Visit This UNESCO World Heritage Site In Vietnam; SethLui

Hoi An is located on Vietnam’s central coast and is known for its very well-preserved Ancient Town. It is also referred to as Vietnam’s most beautiful city. After hearing so many people rave about this city…

Source: 10 Things To Do In Hoi An When You Visit This UNESCO World Heritage Site In Vietnam