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December 30, 2011

Trần Trọng Kiên — Travel Guru

Trần Trọng Kiên

“The tourism industry’s forecast of continuous high growth in the next decade will create fantastic opportunities for Vietnam.  Not only will it be a great means to introduce Vietnam to the world, but it will be Vietnam’s most important industry for job creation and prosperous communities.”

Trần Trọng Kiên
Chairman and CEO of Thien Minh Group

Originally Kiên studied to become a doctor and ran local tours to fund his medical studies.  He enjoyed the tour business so much that he decided to found Buffalo Tours in 1999.  Since then Kiên has pioneered many adventure tours in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.

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December 13, 2011

Head to Head CEO Forum on VITV

Recently I returned to the “Diễn Đàn CEO,” or “CEO Forum” program on VITV.

Mr. Hà, the host, felt that the viewers would find two CEOs more engaging than one (maybe by creating some drama and getting us to argue?).  I invited an outstanding CEO I met a few months ago, Mr. Trần Trọng Kiên.  He is founder and CEO of Buffalo Tours, one of Vietnam’s largest and most successful tour companies.  Not only a great CEO, but a super cool and interesting guy.

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