Pilot Heritage Guide Training in Hoi An
Quang Nam province was supported by UNESCO Ha Noi office in organizing Pilot Heritage Guide Training programme and certification.
The training was held in project “ Integrated Culture – Tourism strategy for sustainable development in Quang Nam” and was pilot trained in Hoi An Heritage. The reason for was that Quang nam is the unique province in Viet Nam with 2 Wolrd Heritages (Hoi An, My Son) and the world’s Biosphere reserve of Cham island.
There were 23 trainees f-rom Quang Nam and some f-rom Thang Long Imperial Citadel – the latest World Heritage in Viet Nam.
They were guided in distinguishing between a world heritage and a sightseeing point in general, criteria for being recognized as World Heritage, heritage types, skills in introducing, problems of Heritages and preservation….
These were considered one of the “tools” in responsible and sustainable tourism development./.