Saffron Travel is a boutique travel agency specialising in tailor-made, authentic experiences across Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar. Our full range of DMC and tourism services ensure immersive experiences, highlighting the cultural richness and natural wonders of our destinations. Trust us to curate an unforgettable adventure, where every detail reflects the unique charm of Southeast Asia.

OUR MISSION

For more than a decade, Saffron Travel’s mission has been to create remarkable experiences that thoughtfully connect our partners and clients to our destinations. This means our operations centre around community and conservation, crucial for a sustainable future in travel. Working in ecologically sensitive areas, we strive for a positive impact on both the environment and local communities. At the heart of our journey lies the dedication and expertise of our remarkable travel team. Collaboration and support are key values that extend beyond customer interactions. We prioritize creating a positive work environment where every team member feels valued and supported. We firmly believe that a happy team translates to satisfied customers.

MEET OUR PEOPLE

Behind every remarkable journey lies our dedicated and vibrant Saffron Travel team, each contributing unique skills and profound expertise to elevate our trips to excellence. Building lasting relationships with our clients is at the heart of what we do. With a commitment to personalised service, our team ensures a seamless and enjoyable travel planning experience. Get to know the faces behind the scenes:

Long Doan

Managing Director

Long is a veteran of the tourism industry in South East Asia and a life long traveler. During his twenty-year career, he has visited every corner of South East Asia and traveled to many other parts of the world besides. It’s his passion for travel that underpins his desire to create unique and memorable experiences for visitors to South East Asia. He grew up in Vietnam and is inspired by the colors, tastes and cultural heritage of the countries that make up this vibrant region. As new opportunities for travel continue to emerge, Long loves to develop and deliver unforgettable visits for clients with a particular focus on connecting with local culture and preserving natural resources. His most inspiring travel experience that Long would like to share with other travel lovers:

  • Enjoying high tea and a wonderful conversation with a wise monk in one of the many beautiful temples in Bagan, Myanmar.

Hanh Huynh

Deputy General Manager

Hanh loves to explore new places, learn new cultures and meet people from all different backgrounds.

She is mad about travel and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from her 16-year career in the industry and MICE/Events industry (13 years). Whether it be locations, cultures or travel trends, Hanh is eager to share her love of giving guests extraordinary and unforgettable experiences. Be it a relaxing family vacation, a lavish anniversary celebration for a couple, or an unforgettable incentive or MICE trip for the group.

  • Her favorite travel memory is hiking through ethnic minority villages in Vietnam's North West Highlands. Taking in the stunning scenery and learn about the varied cultures of the Hmong, Giay, and Dao people.

Anh Nguyen

Sales Manager

Working in tourism is Anh’s passion, and ensuring her clients get the best possible experience out of their trip is what she does best! She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Can Tho University, and has also completed advanced training courses in both Service Quality and Sales Excellence.Ngoc Anh is fluent in written and spoken English, and has almost 20 years’ experience in the Tourism Industry.

  • She has a soft spot for nice beaches, new adventures, Latin dancing, and big dogs!

Vy Nguyen

Senior Sales Supervisor

Vy began her journey in the travel industry 15 years ago upon graduating from university. With a deep interest in Asian cultures and nature, Vy finds that travel is the best way to know a country and to truly absorb every aspect of its culture. She has been part of the Saffron Travel team since 2023, and has a strong skill in creating unique and bespoke itineraries for her customers. Vy knows how to provide her guests with exceptional moments and long lasting memories. Apart from travel, she loves reading non-fiction novels, discovering new places to eat local refined cuisine, and above all, spending time travelling with her family and friends.

Hau Cao

Sales Supervisor

Hau enjoys learning new things and sharing his knowledge with others. He has been working in the area for over ten years, and takes great pride in providing the best possible experience for his customers. Hau’s priority is first and foremost building relationships with his clients. He believes it is through understanding the clients wants and needs that the perfect tailored trip can be created. He strives to be consistently knowledgeable and trustworthy, and is not afraid of a challenging task!

Diep Nguyen

Operations Manager

Diep spent four years studying French at the University of Vietnam before embarking on her career in travel. With more than 10 years of experience in the market, Diep shares a deep passion and love for the hospitality and tourism industries and has an in-depth knowledge of multiple regions around South East Asia. She exhibits strong interpersonal skills with an ability to develop cooperative working relationships in all areas of the business.

Khoa Nguyen

Central Branch Office Manager

Khoa trained in Business Administration and Tourism & Services from Danang University of Economics, before receiving a bachelor's degree in English from Danang University of Foreign Languages. He has been attached to the tourism industry ever since. Starting in 2007 as a receptionist in a resort hotel, then working with a travel agency as a tour operator.

Khoa is passionate about learning and developing his professional skills. He is consistently driving himself and is not afraid of high pressure to complete the assigned tasks. In his spare time Khoa loves playing sports such as football and badminton, with most evenings and weekends taken up playing. Khoa is very approachable and likes to interact with people, especially friends and colleagues and clients.

Dung Phan

Hanoi Branch Office Manager

“A real Hanoi-an” is what you can describe Dung when meeting her for the first time. She loves Hanoi and knows every corner of this beautiful city. Dung is in charge of managing all the logistics within the Northern area of Vietnam. Having been in the industry for 16 years, she has decent skills in negotiations. Outside office hours, Dung loves spending time on exploring the food in the Old Quarter and seeking for new hidden venues serving authentic Vietnamese food for travelers. No doubt she is a good cook herself.

Her most inspiring travel experience that Dung would like to share with other travel lovers:

  • A lovely home hosted lunch she had with a host in Ninh Binh where she had a chance to learn many interesting traditions.

Vi Tran

Product Manager

After completing my studies in English Language and International Business Management, my natural progression into the tourism industry was fueled by a passion for exploring diverse cultures and connecting with people. With a background in English and French, I embarked on my journey as a Travel Consultant, accumulating over 13 years of experience in roles spanning Sales, Operations, Reservation, and Product Development with respected Destination Management Companies in Vietnam. Extensive travels across Vietnam and Southeast Asia, including treks through forests and visits to ethnic minority villages, have been both personally challenging and enriching. I am delighted to creatively design authentic travel experiences, crafting itineraries that leave a lasting impression on travelers.