Md Shakawath Hossain has been selected co-chairman of Bangladesh International Hotel Association’s (BIHA) standing committee of Planning and Development for the advancement of the hotel industry in Bangladesh.
Considering his outstanding contribution and leadership in the hospitality industry, Mr Hossain, CEO of Unique Hotel & Resorts PLC, is the first Bangladeshi to have been assigned to this role, said a press release.
He is a veteran contributor and leader in the hospitality and tourism industry in Bangladesh with more than 20 years of experience in multiple leadership roles at Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Mr Hossain completed his Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Tourism and Hospitality Management from the University of Dhaka. He also obtained an MBA.