About The Conference

Hochiminh City Department of Tourism , which has cooperated with Hoa Sen University – a multidisciplinary university with internationally recognized education (Faculty of Economics& Business , Faculty of Tourism, Faculty of design & art, Faculty of Science & Engineering, Faculty of Foreign Language, and Faculty of social sciences), established Vietnam Tourism Human Resource Forum for every two years, and first start since Apr 2019. 


  • Organize national forum for Government Corporates, Corporates, tourism training institutions to meet and seek out the solutions to improve the Vietnam qualified human resource training
  • Evaluate the Vietnam tourism human resource today
  • Analyse the current situation and needs for training the Vietnam high-qualified human resource
  • Reference from domestic and foreign tourism training institutions, seek solutions to develop tourism as a key economic’s factor
  • Propose to Hochiminh People’s Committee or Departments about human resources and solutions for this

Time & Place

  • Date: 11 Apr – 12 Apr 2019
  • Venue: Reunification Hall- Independence Palace (135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, District 1, Hochiminh City)
  • Organizer: Hochiminh City Department of Tourism & Hoa Sen University

Participants: Approximately 250-300 attendees, including:

  • Government, Departments, International (30)
  • Tourism department of 53-63 provinces (40)
  • Vietnam training institutions (40)
  • Government and Private corporates (100)
  • Press and Journalists (40)


Prof. Dr. Mai Hong Quy

President of Hoa Sen University

Dr. Vu Tuong Thuy

Vice President - Hoa Sen University

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ha Thi Ngoc Oanh

Associate Professor / Doctor – Viet Nam Institute For Trade, Ministry of Trade

Master Truong Thi Hong Hanh

Deputy Director of Department of Tourism Da Nang


Director of HCMC Department of Tourism

Ms Dao Thi Thanh Thuan- Katherine

Deputy General Director - Oriental Saigon Group

Master Hoàng Ngọc Huy

Head of Tourism Management Department at Lam Dong Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Dr. Le Minh Thanh

Vice Dean of Faculty of Tourism - Hoa Sen University


Chairman of HG Holdings

Bùi Xuân Phong

CEO Tuyền Lâm Resort

Master Trần Văn Anh

Dean of Economic - Tourism Department of Quang Nam University

Nguyen Van Thanh

Permanent Vice Chairman Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa Tourism Association

Trần Đức Huy

Founder Tourist Master.

Associate Professor /Doctor: Bui Xuan An

Lecturer of  natural resources / environment preservation and sustainable tourism, Hoa Sen University

Associate Professor/ Doctor Huynh Quoc Thang

Former Principal of HCMC College of Arts and Culture (1986 - 2012)


General Director - Vietravel Tourism Company

Professor. Nigel Hemmington

Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Culture and Society at Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Master Ngô Cao Hoài Linh

Lecturer of Business Administration Department, Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh city

Master Trần Xuân Mới

Director, Senior Consultant at ATM ASIA Co., Ltd.


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The Independence Palace
135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street,
District 01, Ho Chi Minh City