Covid-19 is putting the global travel and tourism industry under immense pressure and creating opportunities in Vietnam as the country redevelops its domestic market. Vietnam has seen some early success in virus containment and economy starting to reopen. Vietnam needs a boost in these trouble times and  a guide to understand the business nature and common practices is therefore essential.

Join selected experts from the Tourism and Hospitality industry at our  event who will share ideas on how hotels and companies are mapping their way out of the crisis. The seminar is focused on the exchange of  knowledge exchange via a panel discussion themed “Tourism Sector Ideas for Growth in Trouble Times”, followed by a Q&A session.

Moderator

Melissa Keane

Partner, Allens

Melissa Keane is a partner in the Projects team at Allens, one of Australia’s leading law firms and a Member of the AusCham Board of Directors. She has been living in Hanoi with her family since the start of 2019, having first being posted to Vietnam from 2008 to 2012. She is an energy, infrastructure and utilities industry specialist and has worked with government, regulators, sponsors and financiers on a range of energy, water, gas and critical infrastructure projects and M&A transactions in Australia and across Asia (including on the ground in Japan and Vietnam).

 

 

Speakers

Tran Trong Kien

Group CEO, TMG Group

Tran Trong Kien has been known as a pioneer in many adventure tours in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. He ran local tours to fund his medical studies before establishing his own tour operator in 1994. Over the past 25 years of establishment and development, Kien has lead his business to become Thien Minh Group – one of the biggest travel and hospitality groups in the region. Kien is also current chairman of Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board (TAB), Hue Tourism Advisory Board (HTAB), Vietnam Tour Guides Association (VTGA), trustee of Fulbright University Vietnam, Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA), board member of Vietnam Institute of Directors (VIOD), member of the Private Sector Development Research Board (IV Board) of the Advisory Council for Administrative Procedure Reform and ex-member of Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), VP Bank and Vinaland.

 

Jason Martin Lusk 

General Director, Clickable Vietnam & Communications Manager, ADB Adventures

Jason M. Lusk has been known as a digital sponge, veteran communicator, and experienced business development hand – exploring the intersection of innovation and impact. Clickable Vietnam is a consulting firm founded and based in Hanoi. We specialize in regional development consulting with a focus on communications and innovation. We also provide hospitality marketing services to clients in Vietnam.

 

 

 

Andrew Nisbet

luster General Manager

Hilton Hotels Ha Noi, Vietnam

Andrew Nisbet has over 5 years working in Vietnam in the role of  Cluster General Manager for Hilton Hanoi Opera and Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi. He has been a key point in Hilton hotel management. His experience and knowledge from Tourism & Hospitality is a treasure for the industry. By managing the Hilton Hotel chains, he gains a lot of success and great reputation.

 

Event Details

May 28, 2020

 Registration: 08:30 – 10:00

 Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi | 83A Ly Thuong Kiet, Cua Nam, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

 AusCham & Co-hosted Member: 700.000 VND/person | Non-Member: 900.000 VND/person | Includes Breakfast

Register contact

 84 973 000 471