HSHM hosts Int’l moot on World Tourism Day

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Hashoo School of Hospitality Management (HSHM) hosted its first international conference to celebrate the World Tourism Day at Pearl-Continental Hotel Rawalpindi on 13th December 2022. The event revolved around this year’s theme, “Rethinking Tourism”.The keynote speakers at the occasion were Dr. Syed Habib Ali Bokhari, VC, Kohsar University Murree, Dr. Ali Sajid, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz& Director Lahore School of Management and AVM EjazMahmood Malik, Tourism Development Consultant. The speakers from Hashoo Group included Haseeb A. Gardezi, COO, Brig. (R) Dr. FiazMahmoodQamer, Head of Group Security & Vigilance, and Maj. (R) Faisal Naeem Khan, Director Education, HSHM.

The event was attended by several senior executives from CTTI Islamabad, Hashoo Group, faculty members and students from HSHM Islamabad as well as Peshawar Campus. Mr. Simon Cleaver from CTH UK, Dr. SaloomehTabari from Cardiff University, UK and Dr. GulErkolBayram from Sinop University, Turkey joined via zoom session as guest speakers. The event included presentations by the keynote speakers, an art exhibition and a photography competition followed by lunch. On the occasion, Haseeb A. Gardezi said, “The pandemic highlighted the critical need for transformation of tourism industry as a tool for global development and cultural enlightenment, along with its impact on our society.” Addressing the HSHM students, he further added “You have chosen a prestigious profession with a bright future.