Management Team

  • Atsushi Hirayama
    Atsushi Hirayama Country Manager, Buffalo Tours Japan

    Atsushi is a native Japanese and has joined the Buffalo Herd after his long journey through the inbound travel industry for twenty-five years, mainly in Australia. “Connecting suppliers and customers in the best way for the travel industry” is his life-time objective, where he is passionate for quality operation and customer service as well as supplier control and ICT.

  • Trang Kim Tuong
    Trang Kim Tuong Regional Operations Manager

    After graduating as an Air Traffic Controller back in 1999, fate took Tuong down another path. He started in airport ground operations, commercial airlines and online travel before eventually joining Buffalo Tours in 2008. Tuong is genuinely interested in creating innovative quality experiences for travellers and fellow Buffaloes alike. He also strongly supports responsible travel through economically and environmentally sustainable operations.

  • Panya Thin
    Panya Thin Regional Manager, Buffalo Tours Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar

    Panya began his time with Buffalo Tours in Laos, but returned to his home country alongside the company soon after. Now with deep local knowledge and astounding passion for travel, Panya is an integral part of responsible tourism and experience within Cambodia – a country to which he is deeply committed.

  • Tran Gia Bach
    Tran Gia Bach Regional General Manager, Buffalo Tours Vietnam

    A native of Buffalo Tours’ birthplace, Vietnam, Tran Gia Bach brings energy and excitement to the Buffalo Tours team. With a soft spot for people and local culture in his home country, Tran Gia Bach is at the centre of Buffalo Tours’ commitment to customer experience – and has a real knack of putting a smile on the faces of every person he meets.

  • Sandy Ho
    Sandy Ho Regional Manager, Buffalo Tours Hong Kong & Buffalo Tours China

    Ask Hong Kong native Sandy Ho what her favourite thing about travel is, and she’ll answer with a spirited “the people”! A travel expert with over two decades of experience, Sandy blends her own travel experience with her talent for understanding travellers’ needs. Now, she helps create unique and fascinating journeys within her home country, the product of her unending dedication to incredible travel experiences!

  • Peter Christiansen
    Peter Christiansen Country Manager, Buffalo Tours Indonesia

    On a mad dash to escape from the gloomy winter of his native Denmark, Peter Christiansen set his sights on Indonesia 12 years ago. Having arrived in the country in search of clear waters and sunny skies, Peter instead found his true passion when he began introducing others to this magical country. He describes his home of choice as a “country of amazing opportunity, diversity and fantastic experiences”, and strives to connect each Buffalo Tours traveller with these cultural elements!

  • Kenneth Joergensen
    Kenneth Joergensen Regional General Manager, Buffalo Tours Thailand and Indonesia

    Originally from Denmark, Kenneth Joergensen is a tried-and-true travel expert who has been a part of creating unforgettable itineraries in Asia for decades. Always on the hunt for new destinations, new experiences and new opportunities, Kenneth is a big part of Buffalo Tours’ constant growth and change – and holds responsible travel and sustainability close to his heart.

  • Azlin Aziz
    Azlin Aziz Country Manager, Buffalo Tours Malaysia

    With two decades of experience within the travel industry, Azlin Aziz has a deeply personal connection with travel in her native country of Malaysia. She counts working within travel a golden opportunity to help connect visitors to the cultures, religions, history and destinations of her home. It’s this personal dedication that makes her an integral part of the Buffalo Tours team!

  • Carol Tan
    Carol Tan Regional General Manager, Buffalo Tours Singapore and Malaysia

    Nearly three decades ago in her native Singapore, Carol began her career in travel when a friend recommended her for a job in a travel agency. Now, 28 years later, Carol shows no signs of stopping, and continues to bring liveliness and dedication to her post as the Regional General Manager of Singapore and Malaysia.

  • Greg Martin
    Greg Martin General Manager, Australia and New Zealand

    Greg has travelled to most corners of the globe but has found a real passion for the vibrant cultures and cuisines of Asia! A travel expert with over 25 year’s experience designing travelers' holidays when Greg is not discovering new area’s in Buffalo’s range he thrives on creating unique experiences for people searching for the real Asia.

  • Patricia Huggins
    Patricia Huggins General Manager, United States

    A self-proclaimed lover of all things travel and exploration, Patricia Huggins brings passion and know-how to creating authentic experiences in Buffalo Tours’ destinations. With three decades of experience in creating memorable journeys around the world, Patricia is part of our California-based office, helping connect American travellers to the exotic Asian region.

  • Deborah Youl
    Deborah Youl General Manager, United Kingdom

    Deborah Youl discovered Indochina and Thailand first as a backpacker in 1996, and has been spellbound ever since. Mesmerised by the people, cuisine and culture of the Asian region, Deborah brings her love of our destinations to her work within our Buffalo Tours United Kingdom office – where she gets the unique opportunity to connect even more travellers to the cultures and colours of Asia!

  • Suyin Lee
    Suyin Lee Managing Director

    Suyin has more than 20 years senior management experience with extensive working knowledge of the Asian business travel market. She has worked in various roles in the region and achieved great success in strategic growth and business expansion, winning accolades for her innovations in workplace culture and employee engagement. Prior to travel, Suyin worked with high growth organisations across a broad range of service sectors including telecommunications, utilities and business advisory services. She has exposure to diverse disciplines including operations, finance, sales and account management.

  • Tran Trong Kien
    Tran Trong Kien Founder and Chairman

    Trained as a doctor, Tran Trong Kien followed a passion for travel late in his studies. After graduating, Kien traded his dream of becoming a medical doctor for a new dream of connecting people and cultures through extraordinary journeys. Kien started Buffalo Tours in a tiny office in Hanoi, and has since grown the company to one of the biggest and most respected travel companies in Asia. Never one to forget his roots, Kien continues to hold community growth and responsible tourism close to his heart – a commitment that follows through in his work with Buffalo Tours.

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Level 10, 70-72 Ba Trieu Street
Hoan Kiem District
Office in Siem Reap
556 Tep Vong Street
Khum Svay Dangkom
Siem Reap
Office in Luang Prabang
102/5 Kaysone
Phomvihane Road, Ban Phabattai
Luang Prabang
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Lertpanya Building Suite
706-707 41 Soi Lertpanya, Sri-Ayuthaya
Phayathai Road, Rajathewee
Bangkok 10400
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