Hospitality

RICHARD FAIN

CHAIRMAN & CEO, ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES, MIAMI

Fain has led the S&P 500 company for more than 30 years, establishing himself and the company as passionate innovators with design innovations and on-board attractions like skydiving, surfing simulators, ice-skating rinks, bumper cars and climbing walls.

Royal Caribbean owns and operates Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and has two-thirds ownership of Silversea Cruises. RCL also is part of joint ventures that operate TUI Cruises and Pullmantur Cruceros. The company operates 61 ships and, before the pandemic, was carrying more than 6 million guests a year to ports on all seven continents.

Fain joined Royal Caribbean in 1988 after earning a master’s degree from Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Fain’s commitment to ethical leadership has earned him awards from around the world. Fain was on Barron’s list of the world’s 30 best CEOs in 2018 and 2019 for financial growth and creating shareholder value. He received the Federal Maritime Commission’s Earth Day Award in 2014 and membership in the South Florida Business Hall of Fame in 2004.

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