cornell hospitality icon and innovator awards

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cornell hospitality icon and innovator awards

Hilton’s Christopher J. Nassetta Named 2019 Cornell Hospitality Icon

January 30, 2019

The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration has selected Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer of Hilton, to receive the 2019 Cornell Hospitality Icon of the Industry Award. The award will be presented at the 11th annual Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards gala, Tuesday, June 4, at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. One of the largest hospitality companies in the world, Hilton boasts more than 5,600 properties in 113 countries. Over the last 11 years, Nassetta has led the company through enormous change and growth in the global travel and tourism industry, positioning Hilton for continued lea...

Steve Wynn Named 2017 Cornell Icon of the Industry

the School of Hotel Administration | March 17, 2017

Ithaca, NY, March 17, 2017 - The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (SHA) has selected Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts Limited, to receive the 2017 Cornell Icon of the Industry Award. This award recognizes Wynn for his contributions to the gaming and hospitality industries as well his legacy of philanthropy. The award will be presented at the 9th annual Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. "Mr. Wynn reinvigorated the Las Vegas tourism scene through exceptional customer service to offer an unparalleled guest experience," said Kate Walsh, SH...

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