Bangladesh International Hotel Association (BIHA) has selected Md Shakawath Hossain, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unique Hotel and Resorts PLC as the Co-Chairman of its standing committee of Planning and Development for the advancement of the hotel industry in Bangladesh.
Considering his contribution and leadership role in the hospitality industry, Shakawath is the first Bangladeshi to be assigned in this role.
Bangladesh International Hotel Association (BIHA) established in 1980 is an apex organisation in Bangladeshi hospitality industry. The extension of the membership from the major hotel groups, boutique, heritage, and large, medium-sized and smaller hotels, represents the entire spectrum of the industry.
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.
Shakawath is a veteran contributor and leader in the hospitality and tourism Industry in Bangladesh with over 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 the General Manager of the hotel.