Cornell Hospitality Icon & Innovator Awards
Thank you to all who joined us for the 10th annual Icon and Innovator awards!
Thank you to our 2018 Corporate Supporters
Thank you to the above companies for your support for the tenacious pursuit of excellence and innovation. To learn about opportunities to support this prestigious celebration of achievement, please contact Jennifer Mayo '13 (CALS), director of external relations, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 607.255.3101.
About the Cornell Icon of the Industry Award
The Cornell Icon of the Industry Award honors the lifetime achievements of hospitality and travel industry visionaries, for their professional and philanthropic contributions that have transformed the global industry and society.
Past Award Recipients
Founder and Chairman
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Chairman and CEO
Starwood Capital Group
The Mariani Family &
Banfi Vintners (2014)
James Mariani MBA '91
Virginia Mariani-Kitt '82
John Mariani '54 (not pictured)
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
The Tisch Family (2012)
James S. Tisch '75
Andrew H. Tisch '71
Jonathan M. Tisch
Co-Founder, Duty Free Shoppers;
The Atlantic Philanthropies
Chairman & CEO
Marriott International, Inc.
About the Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award
The Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award honors extraordinary leaders who have created, built, or sustained contemporary, market-leading innovation in hospitality and travel enterprises. View past Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award recipients.