Vivu Assets

Vivu Journeys owns several assets across Asia allowing us to maintain quality control as well as create a point of difference for our clients.

Vivu Assets

Vivu Journeys is proud to be part of the Thien Minh Group (TMG), a leader in the travel and hospitality industry throughout Asia. TMG began in 1994 with humble beginnings, growing from three employees to now over 2,500 employees, with passenger numbers doubling every year for 29 years. 

Thien Minh Group was founded by Mr Tran Trong Kien, who originally started running local tours in Vietnam to fund his university medical studies before founding his first Destination Management Company, Buffalo Tours. Kien has led Thien Minh Group to become the leading integrated travel group in South East Asia.

As part of TMG, Vivu Journeys is proud to own a number of assets throughout Asia which allows us to maintain control over the standard and quality of our product offering, as well as create a point of difference for our clients. Our assets encompass the full hospitality spectrum and range between: Hotels and Resorts, Travel Experiences, Aviation and Online. Below showcases our Vivu Asset offering:



SLC Representation

SLC is leading marketing, PR, events and representation agency in the UK and Australian travel trade industry.

We represent 33 travel brands across 4 continents. These include destinations and tourist boards, hotels, hotel chains, attractions and Destination Management Companies.

SLC works closely with Vivu Journeys as these two are both TMG subsidiaries. Building on many years of experience and industry connections, our talented team of PR, marketing, business development and events professionals continue to develop and grow.

In 2019 and 2020, SLC was awarded Gold for Content Marketing at the Travel Marketing Awards.


Victoria Voyages

Victoria Voyages put the entire Victoria network at your disposal for a stylish yet affordable journey through Indochina, making use of our boutique hotels, our own traditional sampans and classic sidecars.

Victoria Voyages showcase the very best of Vietnam and Laos. Our curated itineraries encompass the highlights of Indochina, incorporating unforgettable experiences into a well-balanced journey that is equal to doses of relaxation and exploration.

Hotels and Resorts

Vivu Journeys owns and operates 11 hotels and resorts under five brands throughout Indochina, offering a wide-range of products which adapt to a variety of markets and customers.


Victoria Hotels & Resorts

Victoria Hotels & Resorts connect guests with the authentic Indochina in ways like no other hotels can. Proud of our Indochina heritage, our boutique properties embrace the best aspects of colonial heritage while showcasing local culture and landscape.

We are committed to helping our guests along their journeys of distinction through heartfelt service, pride in our culture, and generosity of spirit. From the historic town of Hoi An, the pristine mountain of Nui Sam, the lush and vibrant Mekong Delta to Laos’s Luang Prabang, Victoria Hotels & Resorts are keeping the spirit of the golden age of travel alive.

These mesmerising properties blend history, culture, and landscape into a distinctly unforgettable experience by showcasing Indochine-style architecture with flourishes of local tradition.


ÊMM Hotels

ÊMM Hotels are Vietnam’s newest international standard properties, bringing a whole new level of service and quality to the Vietnamese market.

Always centrally located, ÊMM combines contemporary design, generously-sized rooms and a supreme level of customer service.

Every aspect of the ‘ÊMM experience’ has been crafted to ensure guests feel welcome and comfortable during their stay.


Flower Garden Hotel

Flower Garden Hotel located right in the heart of Hanoi, Flower Garden Hotel offers guests a relaxing, enjoyable stay in an elegant yet cosy setting.

At Flower Garden Hotel, every guest is treated to friendly, attentive service provided by an enthusiastic and professional team and splendid sunsets from the stylish rooftop bar.

The 85 spacious, well-appointed rooms offer guests both luxury and comfort. All rooms feature a large window with magnificent views of our historic city.


Mai Chau Lodge

Just over 3 hours away from Hanoi, this local Thai-style resort located in Mai Chau offers a comfortable stay to guests in search of a unique cultural experience in a breathtaking environment.

Mai Chau Lodge is being planned to undergo an expansion process to become Victoria Mai Chau Lodge with 80 new rooms and a cultural and welcome centre for Mai Chau. Mai Chau Lodge has 16 rooms and 8 Glamping Domes, each with a picturesque view of either the mountains or the valley with its verdant paddy fields.

High ceilings and large windows create a sense of spaciousness and restfulness.


TUI Blue Nam Hoi An

The newest addition to the family, 5-Star TUI BLUE Nam Hoi An offers 318 rooms and villas and is the perfect holiday retreat, located just south of Hoi An in Central Vietnam.

The property boasts six restaurants and bars, His and Hers steam rooms, up to seven outdoor swimming pools and is situated right on the sandy Tam Tien Beach. 

Keeping in line with the TUI BLUE hotel signature style, the TUI BLUE Nam Hoi An uses regional architecture, cutting-edge technology design and the innovative BLUEF!T concept of fitness, nutrition and wellness.

Travel Experiences

Vivu Journeys offers a wide range of Travel Experiences in our asset offering, including cruise options on Halong Bay, the Mekong Delta and the Mekong River; Our range of authentic Vietnamese Spice Viet restaurants.


Emeraude Cruises

Emeraude Cruises Managed by TMG, a leading travel and hospitality group operating throughout Asia since 1994, Emeraude Cruises offers guests a premium, value-for-money experience in Ha Long Bay on exclusive itineraries.

Comprised of 4 luxury cruise ships, namely Emeraude Classic, Emeraude Premium, Emeraude Sayuri, and Emerade Min, Emeraude Cruises boasts quality amenities and top-tier service.

From a vintage aesthetic of Emeraude Classic to private and romantic Emeraude Premium, these cruises offer guests an amazing Ha Long Bay exploration.


Victoria Cruises

Experience the Mekong Delta at river level on our traditional sampans for a unique insight into life along the Mekong. 

Discreet and attentive, our crew takes care of your every need as you travel along the river. Most of our cruises depart from or return to Cai Be, about 2 hours from Ho Chi Minh City and 1.5 hours from Can Tho. 

All our sampans are designed as authentic traditional Mekong Delta boats using natural materials such as rattan, bamboo and exotic wood.


Victoria Mekong Cruises

The 35-cabin Victoria Mekong Cruises is the newest and most exciting cruise experience on Southeast Asia’s mightiest river.

The four-star cruises provide guests with numerous onboard entertainment options and the wonders of the passing landscapes.

Either cruising upstream the Mekong River for four nights or downstream for three nights, the cruises take guests along uniquely scenic itineraries, from the lush, green landscapes of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam to the enchanting capital of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Shore excursions focus on experiencing local life, with plenty of opportunities to interact with local people and their fascinating culture.


Thien Minh Transportation

Operating in the field of transportation for more than 16 years, TMG is proud to welcome millions of visitors from all over the world to wonderful destinations in Vietnam.

Thien Minh Transportation provides a variety of new and modern vehicles with 7 to 45 high-quality leather seats to ensure a comfortable and stylish journey.


Spice Viet Restaurants

Spice Viet Restaurant showcases light, healthy Vietnamese cuisine that is true to the flavours of classic Vietnamese cooking, with a focus on authentic regional dishes.

Building on the freshness and simplicity that Vietnamese cuisine is known for, Spice Viet Restaurants is committed to using sustainable, organic, locally sourced and farmed produce. Our restaurants similarly feature design elements that reflect local culture and craftsmanship, all with a modern Vietnamese aesthetic.

Spice Viet Restaurants have branches in Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An, and Saigon. More will be opened soon, including those in London and Melbourne.



Founded in 2010, iVIVU is the first local online travel platform that delivers a seamless integration of the high-tech industry and traditional travel industry to allow domestic customers easily pursue an amazing full travel experience online with exceptional customer services.

iVIVU is well-known for its Free & Easy packaged holidays targeting affluent FIT leisure travelers.

Over the years, it has become a one-stop shop for travelers offering online bookings for hotels, flights, tours and packages, with exclusive attractive rates.



Leveraging 29 years of experiences in the tourism industry, TMG launched Plutos – a B2B online travel platform in April 2021 to empower travel suppliers and agents to connect and scale growth easily from anywhere, anytime.

Plutos is short for the Plutos System. Plutos is the name of the Roman god of wealth. With Plutos, we hope to bring wealth and success through superior technology and community to all travel agents and suppliers in our ecosystem.




Hai Au Aviation

TMG is continuing its tradition of creating new and bold travel experiences for clients with the introduction of Hai Au Aviation, Vietnam’s first seaplane service for tourism.

Offering flights over the magnificent islands of UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay, Hai Au Aviation gives guests the chance to enjoy spectacular views from the top while dramatically reducing travel times.

As Vietnam’s only seaplane service, Hai Au Aviation offers scheduled, chartered and scenic flights over some of Vietnam’s most iconic destinations including Halong Bay’s nearly 2,000 stunning islands and the gorgeous Central coastline between Danang and Hue.

Gain a truly unique perspective of the incredibly diverse beauty of Vietnam’s mountains, beaches, and countryside from our low-altitude flights, affording unforgettable views.

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