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In the master plan on socio-economic development of Vietnam to 2020, with a vision to 2030, the Mekong Delta is identified as a key economic region, a major tourism and service center of the whole country. Several affairs, such as environmental security, the economical use of resources, ecological environment protection, and the social environment, are mentioned and play an important role in the orientation of sustainable socio-economic and tourism development.
Based on the published research results and collected data during the field survey in Can Tho, this discourse will analyze deeply the impacts of tourism on environmental security in Can Tho city. On that basis, the discourse will suggest a number of proposals for other relevant departments in order to develop tourism according to the principles of ensuring environmental security in Can Tho city. Thanks to that, we can draw experience lessons for the whole Mekong Delta.