Vietnam must consider the effects of over-tourism as it adjusts to becoming one of the fastest growing destinations in the world, it has been claimed.
In 2015, more than eight million people visited Vietnam, but in three years that figure rose to 13m.
In the first six months of 2018, Vietnam has welcomed 11.6m people – a 22% spike year-on-year during the same period last year.
Asked how Vietnam was combating the negative effects of tourism, Ngoc Duc Dinh, from Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, said: “[Over-tourism] is something that we must consider. We work with domestic agencies to ensure that we do develop too fast. We need to be responsible.
Vietnam must consider the effects of over-tourism as it adjusts to becoming one of the fastest growing…