DESTINATIONS is delighted to welcome Mr. Azam Jamil’s appointment as Minister of State and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Tourism Coordination – Pakistan. With an illustrious career in the Hospitality and Tourism industry spanning over 4 decades, Jamil has been responsible for spearheading some of the key projects and institutions that shape the field of tourism in Pakistan today. Azam has held numerous positions during his career, at some of the country’s premier tourism and hospitality organizations including Intercontinental Hotels, Hashoo Group, Serena Hotels, TEVTA Punjab, Akhuwat and Jaffer Brothers Ltd to name a few. His most recent achievement with regard to the hospitality and tourism industry includes the conception and execution of two gold standard hospitality schools under the Hashoo and Akhuwat banner. Jamil has represented Pakistan at the World Travel Mart, London, and the ITB Berlin for over ten years. Amongst his many accolades and achievements are; Receiving the Shigar Fort Restoration award from Virgin Airlines in London on behalf of Serena Hotels & becoming the first Asian to be elected to the Board of Best Western Colorado, USA.