Local Expert carries out a presentation on the experiences in sustainable tourism development in Hoi An

Established and registered as a member organization of Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Association (VUSTA), Center for Rural Economy Development (CRED), a Vietnamese non-profit organisation dedicates for the elimination of poverty and greater inclusion of disadvantaged groups including the poor, women, youth and ethnic minorities through greater participation and benefits from sustainable development and economic growth. CRED’s main operations includes:

  • Manage and implement development projects from build project concept note/ full proposal to project detailed working plan, implementation and management;
  • Package services in agro-forestry from consulting on certification of standards, training/coaching, providing tailor-made technical and technological solutions in sustainable agriculture and forestry to providing market information, trade promotion and business matchmaking;
  • Packaged services in sustainable and responsible tourism range from selection, development and management to training and promotion of destinations

The Swiss Tourism for Sustainable Development (ST4SD) project is funded by The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) for a duration of four years, from April 2023 to March 2027, implemented by and Center for Rural Economy Development (CRED) and HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation in Vietnam (Helvetas Vietnam).

The main objective of the ST4SD project is to contribute to a more sustainable and inclusive tourism sector in Vietnam. In the long term, the project aims to support the creation of new livelihoods and promote sustainable economic development in the country.

After the inception phase (4 – 9/2023), Project chose three provinces for implementing the pilot models: Ha Giang in the North, Quang Nam in the central, and Dong Thap in the south. To start the new phase, component 3 focuses on reducing over-tourism in Hoi An Ancient town, Quang Nam.

We look a local expert to carry out a presentation on the experiences in sustainable tourism development in Hoi An and future sustainable development trends

Specific tasks   

Presenting experiences in sustainable tourism development in Hoi An and future sustainable development trends.

  1. History of Hoi An tourism development in the past 10 – 15 years
  2. Trends of international tourists towards Hoi An
  3. What does Hoi An need to do to attract tourists in the next 5-10 years?

Expected Results:

  • Pre-conference draft
  • Presentation at the conference

Time frame:


No. Of working day


Pre-conference draft



Presentation at the conference in Hoi An



Expert requirements:

  • Being Vietnamese, demonstrate a thorough understanding of the history, culture, and tourism of Hoi An.
  • Knowledge in sustainable tourism 
  • University degree in cultural, tourism, or equivalent

Interested candidates should send their expression of interest together with the CV,  proposed methodology and fees to Ms. Tran Thu Hien, Technicial Officer of the project via email: assist3@st4sd.vn before 03/01/2023


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