CEO’s Message

Ahmad Shafiq

Chief Executive Officer

  • College of Tourism & Hotel Management (COTHM) Pakistan & Dubai
  • Consult COTHM, Dubai UAE
  • COTHM Hospitality Foundation (CHF)
  • COTHM School System (CSS)
  • COTHM Manpower International (CMI)

Chief Editor:

  • Hospitality Plus Magazine (Regular Monthly Publication)
  • Member Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE)

International Memberships /Associations:

  • Member of American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH &LA), USA
  • Member of Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH), UK
  • Associate Member of Institute of Hospitality (IH), UK
  • Member of the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) UK
  • Member of EURHODIP – The Leading Hotel Schools in Europe
  • Member of Council on Hotels, Restaurants and Institutional Education (CHRIE) USA
  • Member of World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS), Paris France
  • Member of the International Hotel School Association (EUHOFA) International, Netherland
  • Member of Quality Culinary Education by WorldChefs, Paris France
  • Member of Learn Travel, UK
  • Member of Highfield ABC, UK
  • Member of HOSCO Switzerland
  • Member of International Federation Pastry Ice Cream Chocolate, Italy
  • Member of Specialty Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) UK
  • Secretary General of the Chefs’ Association of Pakistan (CAP)
  • Accredited ‘B LEVEL’ Judge of the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS)
  • Ex-consultant with the World Bank on tourism in the NWFP, Pakistan
  • Member of the Governing Body of Lahore Businessmen Association for Rehabilitation of the Disabled (LABARD)
  • Head of NAVTEC’s ‘IAG’ on Hospitality sector, Govt. of Pakistan
  • Member of Trade Testing Board of TEVTA, Govt. of Punjab
  • Chairman of the ‘Hospitality Sector Skills Committee’ of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI)
  • Member of the FPCC&I’s Standing Committee on Tourism
  • Member of the Board of Studies of University of Gujrat
  • Member of Employers’ Federation of Pakistan
  • Member of Pakistan Oversees Employment Promoters’ Association (POEPA)
  • Member Board of Studies University of the Punjab
  • Founder/Secretary General Lahore Restaurant Association (LRA)
  • Founder/Secretary General Pakistan Hospitality & Tourism Forum (PHTF)
  • Chairman of the ‘Event Management Committee’ of CPNE
  • Member of International Education Committee, WorldChefs, Paris, France

Our commitment to excellence in producing the qualified and competent human resource has always remained the first and foremost preference. The hallmark of quality runs through the entire network of COTHM Hotel Schools across Pakistan and UAE. Over the last decade, we have immensely enriched our services for the hospitality, travel and tourism industry from providing it with an educated lot of the most dynamic and talented young graduates in hospitality, culinary arts and travel & tourism management to offering a wide range of customized training programs for the professionals already serving the industry.
COTHM Dubai, which is strongly backed by the expanding network of Hotel Schools in Pakistan, creates a strong nexus with the hospitality, travel and tourism industry in the UAE in particular and the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia in general. Being affiliated with and recognized by most credible and internationally-acclaimed academic partners from the UK, Europe and the USA, we are setting new standards of quality human resource which becomes the most preferred choice of the industry internationally. We strongly aim at building rapport and goodwill with the top brands in the industry and to fulfill their human resource needs and requirements by not just meeting their expectations but rather exceeding their expectations. In our journey of success and growth, we are on the move to explore new horizons of brilliance in delivery of our services to the hospitality, travel and tourism industry globally!

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