Tourism & Hospitality Management

Event List

6 Mar 2024

Awareness session on Student Tourist Security

🌟 Tourism & Hospitality Management, DIU joined hands with Tourist Police, Bangladesh for an enlightening 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐓𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲 session. Over 200 students & faculty members attended, learning about safety measures and Tourist Police services.

Chief Guest, Prof. Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, VC, DIU along with special guests Mr. Mohammad Abu Sufian, Additional DIG, Tourist Police Bangladesh and Mr. Md. Niamul Huq ppm, Police Super of Dhaka Region, Tourist Police Bangladesh, highlighted the importance of tourist safety. Bangladesh Tourist Police, operational since 2013, shared insights and discussed future collaborations with DIU.

Together, we're committed to ensuring a secure and enjoyable tourism experience for all!

21 Oct 2023

Field Trip

On October 21, 2023, the students from the 24th batch of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, DIU organized a Study Tour to the Panam City & Lokoshilpo Museum, Sonargoan, Naryanganj district under the course of Geographical Information System. Under the guidance of their dedicated course teacher  Mr. Shakil Ahmed, Lecturer. They learned many things from this day tour and learned to navigate the GPS with real-life experience.

23 Sep 2023

Exploring Bangladesh's Heritage: Bangabandhu Military Museum Study Tour 2023 🏛

On September 23, the students from the 28th batch of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, DIU organized a Study Tour to the Bangabandhu Military Museum as part of their course 'Bangladesh Studies'. Under the guidance of their dedicated course teacher and advisor, students were set to explore the magnificent Museum. This excursion was not just a mere trip; it was an opportunity for our students to connect with the rich tapestry of Bangladesh's heritage.

The aim of the excursion was to provide them with practical insights into the country's history and heritage, offering students the opportunity to learn, enjoy, and gain a deeper understanding of the historical significance of the museum.

10 Sep 2023

One-day workshop on the 'Use of AI to Smooth Daily Life'

 On 10th September 2023 Daffodil International University organized a one-day workshop on the 'Use of AI to Smooth Daily Life,' hosted by the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management. The event, attended by 75 students from various departments, focused on enhancing their understanding and practical skills in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and AI-driven applications. Mohammad Nurul Afchar, a dedicated AI lecturer, actively contributed by creating teaching materials. Associate Professor Mahbub Parvez, the chief guest, highlighted the controlled history of AI, emphasizing its positive applications while cautioning against misuse. Siddiqur Rahman, Head Assistant Professor, stressed the importance of staying informed about current technologies. The workshop concluded with the awarding of certificates of honor, aligning with Daffodil University's goal of equipping students with timely knowledge and skills for success in the contemporary world. Key figures like Career Development Center Director Dr. Tanveer Abir and Assistant Professor Mosa Khadijatul Kobra played significant roles in the event. 

8 Sep 2023

Exploring Sylhet: An Educational Expedition under the Course 'Tour and Travel Agency Management.

The students from 25th batch of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management had arranged a two days batch tour in Sylhet under the course "Tour and Travel Agency Management". This tour has enhanced their practical knowledge, management skills and leadership skills for arranging a tour. Lastly, they have learned, enjoyed and realized the significance of the maintaining sustainability of each destination while removing trash and plastic from the destination area.

3 Jun 2023

Tea Mastery Unveiled: Daffodil International University Welcomes Global Leader, London Tea Exchange, for an Exclusive Exploration into the World of Tea

London Tea Exchange is a global leader in the tea industry. It is an honor for Daffodil International University to host them and to show our students and faculty how world-renowned tea is produced. Our Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management students will learn a lot about how world-famous celebrities use tea for their drinking and for keeping their health in proper shape.

💢We are grateful to London Tea Exchange for giving our researchers the opportunity to conduct more research on the impact of tea and its value-added products, especially in Bangladesh. This will help Bangladesh to export more tea to the global market. Daffodil International University, especially its hotel and tourism department and nutrition and food engineering department, will benefit greatly from this joint effort.

20 Feb 2023

Tourism Cricket League (TCL)

🔰The “Tourism Cricket League (TCL)” organized by the Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, successfully completed recently at the Daffodil Smart City Playground, with 8 teams participating. Congratulations to Team Tyrants (19th Batch) for becoming the champions and to Team Wild Cats (21st batch) for receiving the runner-up trophy.
🔹We're thankful to Mr. Md. Khorshed Alam, Deputy Managing Director, and Mr. Md. Sekander-E- Azam, Executive Vice President & Head of Transaction Banking Division of United Commercial Bank Limited, along with Mr. Mahbub Parvez, Head of The Department of THM and other faculty members for their valuable support and presence in the event. The trophy distribution ceremony was an exciting moment where the winners were honored.
🔹We want to express our gratitude to Mr. Mohammad Nurul Afcher, Lecturer, Dept. of THM, for coordinating the event and making it a huge success. It was an excellent opportunity for our students to showcase their talent and team spirit in a competitive environment.
Stay tuned for more exciting news and events from the Department of Tourism And Hospitality Management (THM) of DIU!
12 Feb 2023

Interactive Session Success Strategies for Reservation and Sales Department

The interactive session on success strategies for reservation and sales department organized by the department of Tourism and Hospitality Management (THM), Daffodil International University (DIU) to encourage current students and promote their career opportunities in the hospitality industry.

The session was facilitated by MD. Habibur Rahman, Reservation And Sales Executive, The Westin Dhaka, an alumnus 1st batch, Dept. of THM, DIU and moderated by Mst Khadijatul Kobra, Assistant Professor of this department. Around 100 students and 7 faculty attended the event which was absolutely phenomenal for the students to explore their ideas regarding their career path.

The facilitator Mr Rahman highlighted three remarkable points for doing excellent career in the hospitality industry such as Communication Skill, Knowledge and attitude development. He explained how to prepare from now on for future professional life.  To make the discussion more natural, he shared his own real-life experience and how he dealt with the challenges which highly motivated the students to relate their vision. The newly joined students also did interaction with the alumnus and got enlightened.

With this, the session was wrapped up on appreciation and a new professional relationship was built for a better future with the vision to lead the industry.

24 Jan 2023

21st Founding Anniversary of Daffodil International University

Daffodil International University celebrated its 21st Founding Anniversary on January 24, 2023 (today).
Rally, games, cake cutting, cultural program, and many more.
Active participation of the Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship, DIU.
16 Dec 2022

52nd Victory Day

“Pictorial map of Bangladeshi Tourist Destinations” by our students currently enrolled in the course, Tourism Destination Marketing. As a part of regular class engagement activity, the students gave efforts to depict the famous icons, rural and urban landscapes, and countless other historical and botanical symbols that represent the essence of Bangladesh through the illustrated maps.
On this joyous 52nd victory day, Tourism & Hospitality Management, DIU wishes that Bangladesh tourism and travel industry can play a great role in upholding its status in the world map.
1 Dec 2022


Session: "The Hospitality Industry: A world of opportunity"
Conducted By:
Mr. Shakawath Hossain, Chief Executive Officer, Unique Hotel & Resorts Ltd. The parent concern of The Westin Dhaka, Sheraton Dhaka, HANSA - A Premium Residence, Unique Meghnaghat Power Limited.
The session also addressed by :
Ms. Swad Rashid Chowdhury, Director- HR, Amari Dhaka,
Mr. Emamul Haque, Assistant Director -HR, LE MERIDIEN DHAKA,
Mr. Saidur Rahman, Assistant Director-HR, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts along with other industry experts, The faculty members of THM and Students were contributed and enjoyed the session.
The session was chaired by Mr. Mahbub Parvez, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, DIU
27 Sep 2022

Celebrating "World Tourism Day 2022"

Celebrating "World Tourism Day 2022" Highlighting Traditional Sports Event “খেলার হাট-বাজার “.

We are delighted to celebrate the World Tourism Day 2022 organized by the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Daffodil International University. 

World Tourism Day will be celebrated as the shift towards tourism is recognized as a crucial pillar of development and progress is well underway. The theme “Rethinking Tourism” will reflect this. It aims to inspire the debate around rethinking tourism for development, including through education & jobs, and tourism’s impact on the planet and opportunities to grow more sustainably.

On this glorious occasion, we are arranging a traditional sports event titled “খেলার হাট-বাজার “. The event will cover the representation of Bangladeshi cultural elements and traditional sports on 27th September 2022 at Daffodil Smart City, Ashulia, Dhaka.

On this day, the celebration will start with a colorful rally in the morning. After the inaugural session, industry personnel from hotels, Airlines, Tourism, etc. will visit the traditional game shop arranged by the students of the THM department. All the guests will participate in the traditional Bangladeshi game: Kabadi, Ghuri Uthshob, Hari Banga, Balish Khela, Latim, Dariabanda, Gollachut, Bou-ci, Kanamachi, Marbel Khela and enjoy traditional food. With the prize-giving ceremony and closing session, we will wrap up the celebration of World Tourism Day 2022.

22 Jun 2022

Campus Recruitment Program followed by a workshop by Sarah Resort, Fortis Group

🔸Campus Recruitment Program followed by a workshop by Sarah Resort, Fortis Group for the students of the Tourism and Hospitality Management Department of Daffodil International University. Mr. Ahmed Raquid, General Manager and Ms. Joynab Akter, Cluster Human Resource Manager and her team were present to conduct the interview and workshop session.
🔸Fresh graduates and final year students from THM Department who are actually internship/job seekers were faced with an interview with Sarah Resort, and seven students were selected for different positions.
💢Honorable Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. M. Lutfur Rahman, Dean of Academic Affairs Professor Dr. Mostafa Kamal, Dean of the FBE Professor Dr. Masum Iqbal, Head of the Department of THM Mr. Mahbub Parvez along with faculty members welcomed from Sarah Resort.
💢The daylong session consists of meet and greet, On spot recruitment, workshop, food & beverage production and service session, campus tour & a very short river cruise at Turag River.
10 Apr 2022

Go Green: Maintain a sustainable life & make a better world

💢Go Green: Maintain a sustainable life & make a better world🌳☘️🌴
💢Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, DIU
🔹Today, the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, FBE of Daffodil International University, organized an event called “Go Green.” For sustainability practice, students of THM 16th Batch planted various trees like - neem, lemon, nut wood, guava, mulberry, etc. It was a Sustainable Tourism Course project organized under the guidance of course instructor Mr. Mohammad Nurul Afchar.
🔹This tree-plantation event was delighted by Honourable Dean Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship Prof. Dr. Mohammed Masum Iqbal, Department Head Mr. MahbubParvez, and other THM faculty members Mr. Golam Mostafa, Mst. Khadijatul Kubra, Ms. Mahfuza Sultana Fariha, Mr. MishkatKabir, and Ms.FairoozeWaziha.Mr. Kazi Md. DiljebKabir, Deputy Director, also accompanied the team during the plantation.
3 Apr 2022

Tourism Football Premier League

⚽️Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Daffodil International University, organized the Tourism Football Premier League (TFPL), an Intra department football tournament as one of their extra-curricular activities.
⚽️The tournament started on Thursday, 31 March 2022 in DIU`s playground at DSC. Eight individual teams participated in this tournament and each team was mentored by the department`s faculties and officers. Among all, The Wildcats, Noob Power, THM Tigers and Swag 11 qualified for the semi-finals. The Wildcats and THM Tigers met at the final match and THM Tigers became champion by defeating The Wildcats.
⚽️Mr. Jahid Bin Kashem, Assistant commissioner & Executive Magistrate at DC office Gazipur and Mr. Madhu Sudan, Senior ASP of Bangladesh police were present at the prize-giving ceremony as the special guests and distributed prizes among the winners.
27 Mar 2022

Food Festival & Presentation of Recipe

🥗“Food Festival & Presentation of Recipe” organized by the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Daffodil International University, under the course work English for Hospitality was held today at the Department.
💢The objective of this presentation is to bring out the practical implementation of English Language, as the Department represents a diverse and global industry. The impact of international language in this industry is immense and the purpose of today's program is to make students understand that impact and importance.
💢Faculty members from the Department of English and the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management were present and motivate the students. The presentation was delighted by Professor Dr. Masum Iqbal, Dean, Faculty of Business & Entrepreneurship and. Professor Rafiqul Islam, Editor of the research Journal, DIUJBE as the special guest. Mr. Mahbub Parvez, Head, Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management addressed the presentation of the students. Mr. Emran Khan, Lecturer, coordinate the event.
10 Sep 2020

Daffodil International Symposium on Hospitality

On 10th September 2020, Daffodil International University (DIU) will host an online international symposium that will bring together senior representatives from the hospitality sector, government and academia, to address critical issues facing hospitality education in Bangladesh and worldwide. This event will also mark the forthcoming launch of the Daffodil-Oxford Centre of Excellence for Hospitality (DOCEH), a new specialist learning institute located within DIU

Aims of this Symposium

  • To be a high-impact event that places Daffodil International University at the centre of a national conversation about the future of hospitality education in Bangladesh

  • To mark DIU’s intentions to be the leading provider of hospitality education in Bangladesh through the launch of the Daffodil Oxford Center for Excellence in Hospitality.


  • To identify and analyze the nature and impact of the skills deficit in the Bangladesh hospitality industry.

  • To explore creative solutions to tackling the skills gap.

  • To build a collective network of hospitality professionals committed to supporting the Daffodil Oxford Centre for Excellence in Hospitality.


  • Inaugural Session

  • Role models as an inspiration to students

  • UK Curry sector in crisis - Can educational in Bangladesh assist

  • Hospitality education in a turbulent world

  • What constitutes excellence in Higher Education?

  • Closing Session