Stars of the Industry

Stars of the Industry Awards

The Arizona  Lodging & Tourism Association announced its 2019 award-winners on December 13, 2019 during its Stars of the Industry celebration at the beautiful Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. This annual event honors the lodging employees and properties that best embody the quality service standards of the industry.

Save the date for the next awards event on December 10, 2020.
Mark your calendar to celebrate our industry’s brightest stars!

Check back in November for next year’s nomination period.

2019 Stars of the Industry Awardees

Outstanding Lodging Manager of the Year (Large): The Wigwam – Bobby Mason
Outstanding Lodging Manager of the Year (Small): Canyon Ranch Tucson – Christina Lopez
Outstanding Employee of the Year: The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa – Guy Sporbert
Outstanding Tourism Manager: Marc Garcia, Visit Mesa
Front of the House Manager of the year (Small): The Hermosa Inn – Mary Young, CMP
Front of the House Manager of the year (Large): Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel – Homero Jarquin
Heart of the House Manager of the year (Small): Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix – German Cruz
Heart of the House Manager of the year (Large): Arizona Grand Resort & Spa – Shanna Quinn
Food & Beverage Employee of the year (Small): Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix – Chintae Hernandez
Food & Beverage Employee of the year (Large): Arizona Grand Resort & Spa – Lucero Rivero Correa
Guest Services Employee of the year (Small): Hotel Valley Ho – Christy Hubbs
Guest Services Employee of the year (Large): Hyatt Regency Phoenix – Jerry Herschede
Housekeeping Employee of the year: Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel – Ana Jacquez
Engineering Employee of the year: Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North – Hung Ngo
Community Service Award: Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa – Project Search Transition-to-Work Program
Good Earthkeeping Award: Classic Hotels & Resorts – ABOUT 1% FOR THE PLANET
Special Event: One-Time (Lodging): Fairmont Scottsdale Princess – Super Hero Summer
Special Event: Ongoing (Lodging): The Phoenician – Christmas Camp at The Phoenician
Special Event: One-Time (Tourism): Go Lake Havasu – Hot for Havasu
Special Event: Ongoing (Tourism): Discover Flagstaff – Flagstaff Lunar Legacy