Hospitality

ALICE NORSWORTHY

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, UNIVERSAL PARKS & RESORTS, ORLANDO

Norsworthy, who over the course of her career also has worked at Walt Disney World, Sea World and Royal Caribbean, has been at Universal for more than 12 years. She oversees all brand and retail marketing, trade and distribution programs as well as corporate communication and corporate partnerships for Universal. She led the launch campaigns for numerous attractions, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, and Transformers: The Ride 3-D, along with supporting hotel and dining expansion in Orlando. She has been recognized by Advertising Age as one of America’s top 50 marketers and also been named one of the 100 most powerful women in travel three times by Travel Agent magazine. Norsworthy, a graduate of the University of Florida, serves on the national board of Big Brothers Big Sisters, the advisory board for the Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute at the University of Florida, and as vice chair for Brand USA.

George Aguel

Visit Orlando

Michael Brown

Travel + Leisure Co.

Blake Casper

Caspers CO

Allison Casper

Caspers CO

ED CHILES

CHILES GROUP

Frank J. Del Rio

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

Arnold Donald

Carnival

Carol Dover

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association

Robert Earl

Planet Hollywood

Richard Fain

Royal Caribbean Cruises

Michelle Fee

Cruise Planners

Maryann Ferenc

Mise en Place Hospitality Group

Don Fox

Firehouse of America

David Grutman

Groot Hospitality

Randy Hassen

McKibbon Hospitality

David Hoffmann

Hoffmann Family of Companies

Gene Lee

Darden Restaurants

Kim Lopdrup

Red Lobster Seafood

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo

Celebrity Cruises

Julian MacQueen

INNISFREE HOTELS

Tom McAlpin

Virgin Voyages

Richard Millard

Trust Hospitality

Alice Norsworthy

Universal Parks & Resorts

Marcellus Osceola Jr.

Seminole Tribe of Florida

Lou Plasencia

Plasencia Group

Mary Rogers

Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Daniel Schwartz

Restaurant Brands International

Jeff Vahle

Disney World Resort

Marcel Verbaas

Xenia Hotels & Resorts

Michael Walsh

Ocean Properties Hotels

STEPHEN P. WEISZ

Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Tom Williams

Universal Parks & Resorts