31 August 2019 (VNA) - An Binh island off the coast of Quang Ngai province’s Ly Son district is promoting the environmentally-friendly homestay model. Initially, this model has made a hit with holidaymakers and has helped protect nature.
More than 10 homestays have been built in the environmentally-friendly manner on An Binh island. There is no use of concrete or steel. Instead, wood, sea shells and bottles are used, creating a refreshing experience for tourists.
After receiving love from customers, the model has been improved and spread to serve the growing demand of tourists.
To promote the model, Ly Son district has worked with the Ho Chi Minh City Association of Female Entrepreneurs to ask its advice on community tourism. Additionally, the district has encouraged local residents to promote the use of natural and environmentally-friendly materials for construction.
Since the beginning of the year, An Binh island has welcomed more than 50,000 visitors. The island homestays have made a strong impression on visitors and satisfied their accommodation needs. The locals know how to develop tourism associated with preserving the geological heritage, helping tourism here develop sustainably.