TOURISM IN THOI SON ISLE IN VIETNAM SOUTH WEST REGION FROM CULTURAL VIEW

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Sui Nghiệp Phát

Abstract

In recent years, globalization is a favorable integration opportunity which stimulates the development of all aspects of Vietnam South West region’s social – economical – cultural life. In particular, tourism is also growing strongly, making an important contribution to build and promote the South West region images to international and domestic tourists. The South West region has diverse natural conditions, each province has its own characteristics with different cultural landscapes, creating an overall picture of the South West culture united in diversity. This has attracted tourists to visit and explore the South West region’s destinations. Thoi Son isle in My Tho city (Tien Giang) is a tourist destination that attracts more than thousands of domestic and international tourists each year. When coming here, tourists can experience unique cultural characteristics of the South West region such as Don ca tai tu, going by dinghy, passing monkey bridge and unique local dishes such as grilled giant gourami dipping with tamarind fish souce, fried sticky rice... Generally, the development of tourism in Thoi Son isle will be one of the effective promotional channels for South West region culture. This article applies research methods such as fieldwork method, comparative research method, material analysis method with cultural ecology theory to clarify the points that the topic mention.

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Phát, S. (2019). TOURISM IN THOI SON ISLE IN VIETNAM SOUTH WEST REGION FROM CULTURAL VIEW. Binh Duong University Journal of Science and Technology, 3(1). Retrieved from http://jst.bdu.edu.vn/jst/article/view/343
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