Along with the trend of green living, ecotourism is also favored by many domestic and international tourists. Green vacation, eco-holiday or Ecolodge is understood simply as traveling but still protecting the environment and maintaining the peaceful life of the local people. Ecolodge is clearly differentiated from the model of staying at hotel and resort through construction and operation. An Ecolodge must cover 4 basic elements: close to nature, environmental protection, culture, sustainable tourism.
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union launched a photo contest entitled "Challenge For Change" on March 18, targeting youth union members and youngsters nationwide with a first prize worth up to VND10 million.