Ms. Pham Thanh Ha – Chairwoman

pic-phamMs. Ha Thanh Pham currently serves as Chairwoman of Elite Hospitality Group. Beginning in 2000, Ms. Ha Pham served as a Committee member of VITA (Vietnam Tourism Association), HTA (Ho Chi Minh Tourism Association), Vietnam Foreign Enterprise Association, and HCM Hotel Association.  She has helped transform the Vietnam tourism industry though her 25 years experience in the hospitality sector with Saigon Tourist.

Ms. Ha Pham’s career started with Saigon Tourist in the Planning Department Headquarter Office where she served as Business Operations Manager and later promoted to Vice Director of Planning & Investment.   Her duties at Saigon Tourist included strategic planning, statistic planning, forecasting, business financial analysis of hotel operations, investment analysis for future projects development, and budgeting and evaluation of all the hotels and resorts belonging to Saigon Tourist.

Ms. Pham joined Caravelle JVC in 1998 where she served as a Deputy General Director.  Her duties for the 5 star hotel included managing the daily operations for all business units, managing and controlling the bottom line of the hotel, expanding the business unit in the gaming and entertainment sector, and building brand awareness for international clients as well as local business clients.

Ms. Pham obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economic Micro Management at HCMC University and she also obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English from Foreign Language University of Hanoi.  Ms. Pham continues to strengthen her knowledge with higher learning certification in Market Research & Planning from Swinburn University Australia, Hospitality Management from Tape International Western Australia and Managing People from Gordon Institute of TAFE, Australia.