“In a Historic Partnership, Beaconhouse National University (BNU) and Hashoo School of Hospitality Management (HSHM) Transform Hospitality and Tourism Education in Pakistan”
In a momentous collaboration, Beaconhouse National University (BNU) and Hashoo School of Hospitality Management (HSHM) have joined forces to revolutionize hospitality and tourism education in Pakistan.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of Mr. Murtaza Hashwani, Deputy Chairman and CEO of Hashoo Group, by Dr. Moeed W. Yusuf, Vice Chancellor of BNU, and Mr. Haseeb Gardezi, COO of Hospitality and Education Division at Hashoo Group. This partnership marks a significant stride towards enhancing educational opportunities for aspiring professionals in this dynamic field.
BNU, a renowned not-for-profit liberal arts university committed to excellence, is integrating HSHM’s expertise and experience into its academic framework. Hashoo Group, Pakistan’s largest hospitality conglomerate, known for iconic hotels and resorts like Pearl-Continental Hotels, PC Legacy, and Hotel One, has been a leader in the industry for decades.
Mr. Haseeb Gardezi, COO of Hospitality and Education Division at Hashoo Group, expressed his excitement about the collaboration, saying, “This partnership is incredibly exciting for HSHM. We are dedicated to swift implementation and making these courses available to the students. The collaboration is designed to blend theoretical knowledge with practical skills, ensuring students are well-prepared for the industry as leaders.”
Dr. Moeed W. Yusuf, Vice Chancellor of BNU, also shared his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, “BNU is immensely excited about this partnership because it will offer students more than a degree. We will be combining qualities of critical thinking and responsible citizenry that we inculcate in all our students with professional skills in partnership with one of the global leaders in the hospitality management industry.” Later, Mr. Murtaza Hashwani, along with Dr. Moeed W. Yusuf and other executives, visited various departments of BNU.
As part of this collaboration, a comprehensive four-year Bachelor of Science (BS) program specializing in Hospitality and Tourism will be introduced in a dedicated BNU department. The curriculum, developed by BNU in partnership with HSHM, will closely align with high standards, mirroring the curriculum of their flagship program in collaboration with the Confederation of Hospitality (CTH) UK and meet all requirements of the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Hashoo School of Hospitality Management (HSHM) is a leading institution in Pakistan’s hospitality and tourism education sector, dedicated to producing skilled professionals who shape the future of the industry. HSHM continues to expand its presence across major cities in Pakistan.