UNWTO Names Tan Hoa Among Best Tourism Villages in 2023

10:19:50 AM | 10/23/2023

Tan Hoa, a mountainous village in Minh Hoa District of the central province of Quang Binh, has been recognized as one of the Best Tourism Villages in 2023 by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

The UNWTO announced the list of Best Tourism Villages 2023 at a meeting in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on October 19.

Tan Hoa is the only winner from Viet Nam among the 260 applicants from 60 countries seeking the title, according to Vice Chairman of the Quang Binh People’s Committee Ho An Phong at a press conference held in Dong Hoi city the same day.\

The Viet Nam National Authority of Tourism under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said Tan Hoa was recognized for its diverse and outstanding cultural and natural resources, as well as its commitments and actions to comply with the sustainable tourism principles.

Tan Hoa, a mountainous commune in Minh Hoa district, is blessed with breathtaking natural landscapes and special cultural identities. In the past, it used to be frequently hit by floods due to its location. In the past, it used to be frequently hit by floods due to its location.

As of 2023, Tan Hoa is home to 620 floating houses. The village is developing flooding season tourism model.

Local residents have engaged in tourism activities to help sustainably reduce poverty. With support from businesses, Tan Hoa has become a weather-adaptive tourism village with many unique and typical tourism products.

Source: VGP