Speaker Profile

VU Linh

Job TitleSpecial advisor - Hospitality



Linh has been advising hotel investors in South East Asia since 2009. In her role, she is involved in hotel development, investment strategy, negotiations with hotel operators and acquisitions. She led and completed numerous hotel deals on behalf of her clients with different brands such as Fairmont, Hyatt Place, Novotel and Hilton…

Most recently, she has been assisting Cityland Vietnam with the overall concept for developing Rach Tram Bay (172 ha) on Phu Quoc island into an eco-friendly destination. She is also representing Cityland at the Phu Quoc Tourism Board which aims at branding the island as a top emerging resort destination.

In addition to her current assignments, Linh serves as an independent board director at Asia Hospitality REIT (Thailand) and is a Special Advisor to Van Lang University Tourism and Hospitality Chair (Vietnam).

Linh started her career in hospitality as a developer for Accor but prior to that she had a diverse professional background including positions at an international media agency and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Linh speaks French, English, Vietnamese and Spanish and holds an Executive MBA Global Asia from Columbia Business School, London Business School and Hong Kong University. In 2012, she received the Distinguished Service Award by her classmates.