Now Available: What About Vietnam Travel Services

Through the popularity of the podcast and the fact travel is now firmly back on in Vietnam, the host of the show and a member of AHA Vietnam’s Board of Experts – Kerry Newsome has recently announced the provision of these travel services with her partner in this venture Kelley McCarthy.

Laying focus on sustainable tourism

The total revenues of Vietnam’s tourism in 2022 was approximately $19.6 billion – nearly triple that of 2021 but only 60 per cent of 2019. Now, there is a clear imperative for tourism in Vietnam to both improve and become more sustainable.

Meet the Expert: Mr Mario Mendis – 22 years dedicated to bring Hospitality industry more than just results

Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam is pleased to welcome Mr Mario Mendis to join our network as an Industry Expert. He has a huge passion in the Hospitality industry, not afraid to jump in and assist where is needed to contribute to the overall mission and success of a business. Mario is currently the General Manager at Sofitel Saigon Plaza – managed by Accor Group. 

Meet the Expert: Kerry Newsome: “I fell in love with Vietnam, the way you fall asleep. Slowly, then all at once”

Kerry Newsome has been in the Travel and Foreign exchange industry for over 20 years, in sales, marketing and communication roles. During these years, Kerry lectured part time in marketing for a private college in the years 2001 – 2008, and covered topics such as Integrated Marketing, Direct Marketing, Creativity, Presentation skills, and Database Marketing. Further to her lecturing, Kerry went on to join the RTO Priority Management, and trained business people in Influencing skills, Negotiation skills and Time Management.

Meet the Expert: Brad Bennett – 40 years to bring awesomeness to hospitality

[Meet the Expert] Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam is with great honor to introduce our newest member of the Board of Experts: Mr Brad Bennett, a renowned renowned Restaurateur and culinary educator, passionate about his career and the hospitality industry. 40 years in culinary journey Brad began his culinary journey at the age of 16Continue reading “Meet the Expert: Brad Bennett – 40 years to bring awesomeness to hospitality”

Meet the Expert: Chef John McFadden – One of the great all-rounders of the hospitality industry

[September 08, 2021] Australian born and trained, John McFadden commenced his career in the kitchen at the age of 12, starting as a humble kitchen hand. He has over thirty-seven years in the food industry and is well recognised for his attention to detail and leading multiple teams and operations.

Free Online Course: Introduction to the kitchen by Chef John McFadden

Renowned as one of the great all-rounders of hospitality, John McFadden is a highly-motivated chef whose attention to detail is well-known industry-wide.

Meet the Expert: Kristin Le – I have an unconditional passion for hospitality.

[September 02, 2021] – Meet the Expert: Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam is delighted to welcome Ms Le Minh Thao (Kristin Le) to join us as a member of the Board of Experts. Ms Kristin Le is currently the Chief Happiness Officer at Pharmacity.

Meet the Expert: Justin Louey – Vietnam is like a second home to me!

Meet the Expert: Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam is delighted to welcome Mr Justin Louey as the latest member of the Board of Experts. Mr Justin Louey is currently the Front Office Manager at Marriott Melbourne Docklands and a lecture at the Williams Angliss Institute Australia.

TMG Chairman talked about the unprecedented challenges due to Covid-19

(Dan Tri) – Facing a loss of billions of dong to donate to the Government’s Vaccine Fund For Covid -19 Prevention and Control, we offer accommodations and meals for the doctors who are helping fight the Covid-19 epidemic. If there is a time when it is really necessary, I – a former medical student, will also be willing to be in the field hospitals to support the treatment of Covid-19 patients.”