HCMC – The Government has approved a plan to develop the Van Phong economic zone in Khanh Hoa Province into a high-end tourism and recreation center until 2040, with a vision toward 2050.
The Van Phong economic zone is expected to feature various distinctive, unique and modern products that will be able to compete internationally.
For the development of Van Phong, seminars, exhibitions, fairs, tourism services and recreational activities will be prioritized, while airport, seaport, finance, e-commerce and customer support services will be improved and aligned to tourism activities.
The Van Phong economic zone is set to develop in an eco-friendly manner, promote its potential, gather creative resources and strongly attract investment, boosting the growth of the province and its neighboring cities and provinces.
Under the plan, tourism service and biological tourism areas will be located on the Hon Gom Peninsula and the Hon Lon Island and comprise the Diep Son Island tourism area, the Tuan Le-Hon Ngang urban and tourism area, among others.
The center of the Hon Gom Peninsula will be aligned with the international transhipment port and equipped with tourism and logistics services.
Besides, Van Phong will consist of several multi-functional urban areas such as Vinh Yen, Nam Tu Bong, Doc Let and Xom Quan, while Van Thang, Doc Da Trang, Ninh Thuy and Van Luong will be turned into industrial hubs and zones.
Founded in 2006, the Van Phong economic zone covers an area of 150,000 hectares of land and water surface in Van Ninh District and Ninh Hoa Town.