Emeraude Names Ngoc Bao Doan New Head of Sales and Marketing

Ngoc Bao Doan has recently been hired as Emeraude's new Sales and Marketing Manager by Openasia.

Openasia recently appointed Doan Bao to the role of sales and marketing manager for the Emeraude Classic Cruises (http://www.emeraude-cruises.com) in Halong Bay, one of Vietnam's most distinctive heritage cruises.

Doan Bao got his start in the tourism industry in 2004 working as a tour guide and product manager for leading travel and tour operators in Hanoi, including ODC Travel, Focus Travel and Little Orient Travel.

In 2011, Doan Bao joined the Emeraude's office in Hanoi as a sales executive, and a year later was promoted to Digital Marketing Manager for a number of top hospitality properties in Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar.

In addition to a degree in computer programming from the Genetic Computer School Singapore, Doan Bao studied French for four years at the French Institute of Hanoi and has completed courses in Hotel Revenue Management from Cornell University, and in Marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

For further communications related to the Emeraude, contact Doan Bao at doan.bao@emeraude-cruises.com or (84-4) 3935 1888. For more information about the Emeraude, visit the website: www.emeraude-cruises.com.


Since its first voyage in Dec. 2003, the Emeraude (www.emeraude-cruises.com, a replica of a paddle steamer of the same name that cruised Halong Bay from 1906-1937, has set the standard for upscale voyaging on Halong Bay. With 37 luxury air-conditioned cabins and suites with en suite bathrooms, the Emeraude can accommodate up to 74 passengers per journey. U.S. Senator John McCain and recently Mrs. Elisa Ferreira, a member of the European Parliament, were honored guests aboard the Emeraude.