General

I graduated from the Faculty of Management and Tourism, Hanoi university in 2008. I then had almost four-year working experience in tourism industry at various positions of online travel consultant in Exotissimo Travel and pro-poor tourism consultant in Netherland development organization SNV. In 2012, wining the New Zealand ASEAN Awards brought me the opportunity to pursue the Master of Tourism Management in Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Promoting responsible tourism and contributing to destination marketing and branding of Viet Nam tourism are passions as well as main goals in my occupational life. I currently reside in the amazing Da Nang city and working at the inspiring institute of VNUK

Teaching Activity

I joined Tourism Department of Duy Tan university in 2010 and had 2-year tourism teaching experience there. Coming back from New Zealand in 2014, I run my own travel start-ups and homestays for about 4 years before working as an inviting lecturer at a number of universities in Central Vietnam, including Pegasus International College, FPT University and VNUK institute (Da Nang University)

Employment

June 2019 – Present: Hospitality and Tourism Lecturer at VNUK Institute for Research and Executive Education
September 2018 – March 2019: Tour Host at National Museum of New Zealand – Te Papa Museum
July 2015 – June 2018: Operation Manager of Conical Hats Homestay & Hostel
May 2014 – October 2015: Founder & Duty Manager of the Keys English and Culture-exchange Café
November 2011 – January 2012: Lecturer at Tourism Department at Duy Tan University, Da Nang
August 2010 – June 2011: National Pro-poor Sustainable Tourism Intern, Netherland Development Organization SNV
July 2008 – May 2010: Online Travel Consultant, EXO Travel
March 2008 – June 2008: Pre-opening Administration Assistant, Serenity Holdings Vietnam

Qualifications

BA in Business Administration, Hanoi University, 2008
MA in Tourism Management, Victoria University of Wellington, 2014

Contact Details
Phone number: +84 777513508
Email: lan.nguyen@vnuk.edu.vn

Phuong Lan (Lani) Nguyen, MA

Lecturer

Biography

I graduated from the Faculty of Management and Tourism, Hanoi university in 2008. I then had almost four-year working experience in tourism industry at various positions of online travel consultant in Exotissimo Travel and pro-poor tourism consultant in Netherland development organization SNV. In 2012, wining the New Zealand ASEAN Awards brought me the opportunity to pursue the Master of Tourism Management in Victoria University of Wellington. Promoting responsible tourism and contributing to destination marketing and branding of Viet Nam tourism are passions as well as main goals in my occupational life. I currently reside in the amazing Da Nang city and working at the inspiring institute of VNUK

Education

  • Tourism Management, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, MA, 2014
  • Business Administration, Hanoi University, Ha Noi, BA, 2008

Publications

Skills

Business Planning90%
Business Law70%
Lecture Skill100%