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Asian Trails Laos | Change in Management Announcement

The Asian Trails Group today announces that Mr. Philippe Conod, will retire from his role as a Managing Director of Asian Trails Laos, effective 6 June 2018.

Philippe has been with Asian Trails Laos since 2017, and has taken great enormous dedication for his leadership role. As an achievement that he has driven the team for the past years towards success we would like to congratulate him on his retirement and wishing him all the best for the start of a whole new chapter.

Further to the management changes within Asia Trails Laos, we are excited to announce the appointment of Ms. Virginie Kury who will join the team as a General Manager on 16th May 2018. Virginie will report directly to Ms. Thuy Tien, who have taken up the assume role of the Managing Director for both Vietnam and Laos. She has been with the company for approximately 4 years since the time she was a French Market Manager at the Asian Trails Thailand. Bringing a wide range of international background experiences along with her, we do wish Virginie all the very success for this role moving forward.

Laurent Kuenzle, CEO of Asian Trails, said,” Philippe’s endeavours to bring Asian Trails Laos to new heights has tremendously elevated our overall operations on all aspects. I feel it is extremely important to move forward in this direction with somebody who is familiar with the Asian Trails philosophy. The appointment of Virginie as our General Manager in Laos was a logical progression. I am extremely thankful for what Philippe has done in the short time he was back at the helm in Laos, and I wish him nothing but the best in enjoying his retirement. In addition, I am confident that Virginie will succeed in her new role to blaze new paths in travel under the guidance of Thuy Tien”.

From left to right: Ms. Virginie Kury (General Manager), Mr. Philippe Conod (Former Managing Director) & Ms. Thuy Tien (Assume Managing Director) at Asian Trails Laos’ head office in Vientiane.