Meet our team
When you walk into the offices of Phongnha Discovery Tours, you immediately get the feeling that you are amongst friends and family. Phongnha Discovery is mostly of people in Quang Binh who are enthusiastic about travel and work in many different positions as consultants, drivers, porters, assistants, chefs, and more to ensure that your tour runs smoothly from sunrise to sunset.
We welcome you to browse through our team profiles and get a feel for the lovely people who work here. You may even find a familiar face or notice someone that you have worked with before. The people of Phongnha Discovery are friendly and helpful, always available to address the needs of our clients, and working together to bring quality traveling experiences to everyone we work with.
Phongnha Discovery team
Hung VuFounder and CEO
Mr Vu Trong Hung founded Phongnha Discovery Tours in 2009. His venture was motivated with the primary goal of sustainable development. His company aims to further enrich both the local community by employing dozens of people born in Quang Binh province as well as diversification through incorporating foreign employees and clients into the company. Before setting up his own business, he had worked within several organizations such as: Coca-Cola, Management Board of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, Cologne Project and Frankfurt Zoological Society Project in Phong Nha, FFI,.... Phongnha Discovery Tours is parented and managed by Viet Hung Travel and Trade Co, Ltd. The vision for his company today continues to embody the preservation of the biodiversity and heritage of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National park.
Lai DoanTreasurer & Tour Operation Manager
Lai’s full name is Doan Thi Lai. Her associates often call her “Lai” in a friendly manner. She was born in Quang Binh province. She graduated from Hue University of Hospitality and Tourism where she received her bachelor’s degree in Tourism in 2008. After 4 years working as freelance tour guide, Lai decided to partner with Phongnha Discovery as a tour operator and treasurer. Although she is very busy working, she finds the time to stimulate her passion for travel. She has travelled to many places from the South to the North of Vietnam in order to quell her thirst to learn and experience from practical situations and natural surroundings. She works hard to contribute positively towards the growth the company in order to make it stronger in the future.
Duyen, also known as Donna, was born in Quang Tri province. She graduated from Hue College of Foreign Languages with a bachelor degree in English. She worked for the Quang Tri Culture, Sport, and Tourism Department as a local guide in historical relics for three years. She was seeking a more expansive working environment with room for advancement to develop her career in the tour guide field. The Phongnha Discovery company took her on to do just that. She began work as a tour guide for five months until she decided to expand her family. Since then, she has worked as our sales executive. She works in a fast paced and challenging role liaising between clients and venues to secure and organise all elements of our services.
Oanh NguyenOnline Sales & Marketing Manager
Oanh Nguyen is energetic and responsible for managing online booking and the company's marketing activities. She has gone on to set amazing standards for customers satisfaction with her immensely professional conduct and outstanding communication skills.
Bao HaDomestic Operation Manager
Not only with many years of experience in the field of customer service and a sense of humor, but Bao Ha has received affection from customers also by professionalism, enthusiasm, and solid knowledge in consulting.
Tuan DoanTravel Consultant
Tuan Doan was born and raised in Quang Binh. He is one of the most passionate travel consultant at Phongnha Discovery. He is dedicated to helping you have awesome experiences in Quang Binh.
Victor PhanSenior Tour Guide
Victor, who has been working here at Phongnha Discovery since 2011, is currently the tour guide captain. Born in Phong Nha – Quang Binh, Victor has been a part of the national park community his whole life. Throughout his career here, he has been guiding various types of tours and has aided in the development of new tours. He holds a bachelor’s degree in foreign language with a focus on tourism and trading. He heard about Phongnha Discovery during his studies in university and then requested to join us for training. After consistent displays of his outstanding capabilities, Victor was then appointed as head guide. His love of history and geography drives him to keep improving his expertise in his work. Victor works hard to make sure the guide team is always on task and always promotes the personal development of each team member’s contribution to the company.
Viet LeDeputy Tour Guide
Viet Le has been a tour guide here at Phongnha Discovery since 2012. He was born in Quang Ninh district, Quang Binh province in a small village and about 20km from Dong Hoi. For four years, he attended a Business Administration course in Quang Binh University. It wasn’t until he graduated that he had a sudden change of heart. Viet identifies as a “people person” and he thought the best way to concentrate people from all walks of life into his own daily life was to become a tour guide. He wanted to have an office like no other, the Phong Nha Ke Bang National park. Once he was brought into the Phongnha Discovery team, he had a whirlwind of new knowledge, challenges and English improvement. Working on the team has provided him with a valuable account of life experience, support for his photography passion and professional development.
Hai NguyenTour Guide
Hai has worked at Phongnha Discovery as a tour guide since 2013. Hải’s full name is Nguyễn Minh Hải and he was born in Hoan Lao town, Bo Trach district, Quảng Bình province. He graduated from the department of tourism at Ha Noi university in 2013. His colleagues say that he can sometimes be a strict but glacial moving person, but when he assumes his role as tour guide he instantly becomes talkative and active. His passions lie in his interest for the topography and geology of Vietnam and he aims to share as much as he knows with guests. He became a tour guide because of the joy he has in sharing his culture with people from around the world. His goal is to put many more years under his belt in Phongnha Discovery as it has become a second family to him.
Panda PinkTour Guide
Thanh TuyenTour guide
Being one of the senior guides at Phongnha Discovery, Tuyen's knowledge of caves, local culture, and attractions in Quang Binh is flawless. Tuyen knows how to make your journey more memorable with her presence.