The construction of an ecotourism complex in Vu Yen Island, off the northern Vietnamese city of Hai Phong has been kicked of on July 12.
The Vu Yen project covering on an area of 872 hectares spans the entire Vu Yen Island at a total investment capital of US$1 billion.
The project includes eco-villas, an international-level 36-hole golf course, eco-park, entertainment-shopping-cuisine complex, five-star hotel, casino, marina, cable car system connecting the ecotourism hub with the mainland of Hai Phong.
As planned, the golf course is expected to complete in 2016 while the entire will be finished in 2019.
Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai stressed that the project will attract investment and contribute to the city’s tourism development. He asked local authorities to create advantages for the investor, Vingroup to complete the project soon.