Cornell Awards Marriott International Chairman and CEO JW Marriott Jr., its first annual 'Icon of the Industry Award'
The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration has awarded Marriott International chairman and CEO JW Marriott Jr., its first annual Icon of the Industry Award.
The award was presented during a dinner held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 2nd .
hotelchatter.com | What Cornell's 'Icon of the Industry' Told the Hotel World | As we mentioned yesterday, we hit up the Cornell Icon of the Industry Awards Dinner on Tuesday night to witness perennial HotelChatter crush object Bill Marriott accept the first-ever "Icon of the Industry" award from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (and, full disclosure, this editor's alma mater). Held at Billy's massive Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square, the gala was a star-studded event: we rubbed elbows with hospitality industry bigwigs ranging from David Marriott to Nobu restaurateur Drew Nieporent. More...
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