HSMAI Foundation Releases First Leadership Report
Features Advice From Top Hospitality CEOs on How to Find Greater Success
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Foundation has released its first Leadership Report, “Leadership: A View from the Top.” The 60-page report features advice from pioneers in the hospitality industry on how to steer the industry into better times and celebrates leadership and creativity at its best.
This first HSMAI Foundation Leadership Report serves as a showcase of the best minds and practices in the hospitality industry. The opening article features a candid, personal look at leadership from some of the industry’s top CEOs, including:
- James R. Abrahamson, president, The Americas, IHG
- Steve Bartolin, chairman and CEO, The Broadmoor
- Chip Conley, founder and CEO, Joie de Vivre Hospitality
- J.W. Marriott, Jr., chairman and CEO, Marriott International
- Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton Hotels Corporation
- Frits van Paasschen, CEO, Starwood Hotels & Resorts
- Charles Peck, president and COO, Destination Hotels & Resorts
- Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
In addition, the report includes one-on-one interviews with the recipients of HSMAI’s Top 25 Minds in Hospitality Sales & Marketing and a showcase of HSMAI’s Adrian Awards Platinum and Best of Show travel advertising, public relations, and Web marketing award winners, both from the 2008 competition.
The publication of the HSMAI Foundation Leadership Report was made possible by the following Corporate Partners, and the donations of HSMAI Chapters and individual members: Gold Level Partners: Best Western International, InterContinental Hotels Group. Silver Level Partners: Maritz Research; Marriott International, Inc.; Open Hospitality; Smith Travel Research.
Copies of “Leadership: A View from the Top,” are available for $29 for HSMAI members and $49 for non-members. To purchase, and for more information on HSMAI Foundation publications and reports, go to .
About HSMAI and HSMAI Foundation | HSMAI is the hospitality industry source for knowledge, community, and recognition for leaders committed to professional development, sales growth, revenue optimization, marketing, and branding. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry, and bringing together customers and members at annual events, including HSMAI's Affordable Meetings®. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 40 chapters in the Americas Region. Established in 1983 to serve as the research and educational arm of HSMAI, the HSMAI Foundation's mission is to expand and enhance the educational opportunities available to hospitality sales and marketing executives and to increase the amount of in-depth research conducted on behalf of the profession. For more information on HSMAI or the Foundation, contact the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, Va. 22102; (703) 506-3280; fax (703) 506-3266, or visit www.hsmai.org or .
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