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Shakawath Hossain selected as co-chairman of BIHA

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Published: 17:28, 8 August 2022  
Shakawath Hossain selected as co-chairman of BIHA

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HM Hakim Ali, president of Bangladesh International Hotel Association (BIHA) has selected Md Shakawath Hossain, chief executive officer (CEO) of Unique Hotel and Resorts PLC, as a co-chairman of its standing committee of Planning and Development for the advancement of the hotel industry in Bangladesh.

Considering his outstanding contribution and leadership role in the hospitality industry, Shakawath is the first Bangladeshi to be assigned in this role, said a press release.

Shakawath is the youngest professional in the hospitality industry to be assigned such a role of managing three leading hotel brands in Bangladesh as the CEO of the leading hospitality service provider company in the country - Unique Hotel and Resorts PLC.

Moreover, Shakawath is a veteran contributor and leader in the hospitality and tourism industry in Bangladesh with over more than 20 years of experience working in multiple leadership roles for Marriott International and Starwood Hotels and Resorts.

He was appointed the youngest resident manager by Marriott International for The Westin Dhaka and simultaneously acted as General Manager. He led the team to generate the highest revenue and won multiple international and local awards for the hotel from 2017 to 2019.

Besides, he has received many accolades throughout his career for achieving exceptional results.

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