Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University inaugurating the 4th Anniversary program of Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management of the university through cutting a cake as the chief guest.
Tourism & Hospitality Management Dept. of Daffodil International University has celebrated its 4th Anniversary today on 9 October 2017 with gala events at Banquet Hall of the university. Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor of DIU inaugurated the day daylong program through cutting a cake as the chief guest. Mr. Keerthin Weragoda, General Manager, Royel Park Residence Hotel, Mr. Arman-Al-Huda, Director of HR, Hotel Le Meridian, Dr. A. R. Khan, Chairperson, Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Primeasia University, Mr. Pervez A Choudhury, Principal, National Hotel & Tourism Training Institute, Dr. Ulfat Hussain, Former Director of HR, Radission and Westin, Mr. Mohammad Zahirul Islam, Head of Sales & Marketing, Brac Service Ltd, Eng. Md. Shajibul-Al-Rajib, Managing Director, Dhaka Resort Ltd, Prof. Maruful Islam, CEO, The Olives, Mr. SM Shahabuddin, CEO, Pearl Bay Tourism, Mr. Abu Sufian, Editor, Bhramon Magazine, Prof. Dr. Farid A Sobhani, Dean, HRDI and Mr. Mahbub Pervez, Head, Dept of Tourism & Hospitality Management, DIU were also present at the program as special guest. Professor Rafiqul Islam, Dean, FBE delivered welcome speech at the program.
While addressing as the chief guest Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam said that tourism is a very potential sector in Bangladesh. Government and Non government organizations are conducting various activities to develop this sector. But, expected progress didn’t come out still now due to lack of collective coordination and collaboration. Professor Islam also said that Bangladesh has all capability and resources to be the number one tourism based country in the world and we just need collaboration in this regards.
Students of Tourism & Hospitality Management Dept. of Daffodil International University joins a photo session with distinguished guests and faculty members
Professor Rafiqul Islam in his welcome speech said that possibility of tourism sector is increasing day by day. and young students are being interested in graduating on tourism and hospitality management. They are doing well in this sector. Students of Tourism and Hospitality Management Department have already been achieved remarkable success in this sector.
Speakers emphasized on prospects and problem of tourism sector in their speech. They urged government to create a tourism law. The speakers also termed tourism and hospitality management as thrust and rapidly growing sector in Bangladesh. Lot of skilled people are needed in this sector. But the number of skilled manpower is very limited due to necessarily. To fulfill this need, national and international organization has to come forward besides government initiatives.
The daylong program has concluded through a cultural arrangement by the students.