Tourists are being asked to send holiday videos and their feelings about their
trip to the country to the Green Vietnam Video Contest, which aims to promote
tourism and raise people's awareness of sustainable tourism.
contest, which was launched on June 26, focuses on supporting and encouraging
Vietnamese students to join in community-based tourism activities and to take
advantages of communication technologies and social networks to promote Vietnam
The contest, which carries the theme "Green Trip –
Green Clip," is being organised by the Green Apple Centre, a non-profit
organisation focusing on sustainable development, which is sponsored by the
Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Videos should be sent
to the organising board before December 31 via the website xanhxanh.vn.
Entrants are also asked to submit suggestions on ways to develop green
tours and sustainable tourism.
The Green Vietnam contest is a chance to
hilight Vietnam 's beauty and to raise peoples' awareness of sustainable and
community-based tourism, said Le Tuan Anh, Head of Tourism Marketing Department
under the VNAT.
"The contest will create a trend among young people to
preserve and promote the country's cultural and natural values," he said. "The
contest will also help to popularise Vietnam 's image to our international
The competition is open to both Vietnamese and foreign