Sunday, 2 April, 2023

Shakawath Hossain gets ‘Best Hospitality and Tourism Leader’ award

Md. Shakawath Hossain has received best ‘Hospitality & Tourism Leadership’ award at Leadership Excellence Summit 2022 hosted by Leaders Forum BD (LFB). He got the award in recognition of his extraordinary business contribution and leadership in the field of hospitality and tourism in Bangladesh.
The award was handed over by N K A Mobin FCA, FCS, CFC (Emerging Credit Rating Ltd Managing Director and CEO), Khandker Kabir (Founder and President of LFB), Dr. Halida Hanum Akter (Vice President of LFB), honorable trustees, jury board and advisors of LFB at an event held recently.
Shakawath was also one of the few guest speakers at the panel discussion on ‘Sustainable leadership towards smart Bangladesh: Issues and Challenges’ which took place during the event.
The summit was hosted to recognise leadership skills in different sectors like Banking, Health, Hospitality, RMG, Real Estate, Finance and others where 13 leaders were awarded for their contribution to various sectors. The event was attended by 200 leaders from 23 sectors across the country.  
Shakawath is currently the CEO of Unique Hotel & Resorts PLC and the Co-Chairman of Bangladesh International Hotel Association’s (BIHA) standing committee of Planning and Development. He obtained his Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management from University of Dhaka.