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.
Mass tourism is a challenge for Hoi An.
Old traditional houses changing hands amid a tourism frenzy, hyper commercialization and increasing migration are threatening Hoi An’s way of life.
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.
Is the UNESCO World Heritage Status helping in conservation efforts or ending up harming the places it intends to preserve through unchecked tourism?
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.
How to spend three days in Hoi An, Vietnam exploring UNESCO sites, taking a cooking lesson, and exploring on foot and by bike.
The Vietnamese city emerged top in Travel + Leisure’s annual ranking thanks to its culture, relaxed atmosphere, and affordability.
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.
Hoi An, on Vietnam’s central coast, is an impeccably preserved historic town.Its architecture is a fusion of Chinese, Japanese and French styles…
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…