Stars of the Industry

December 13, 2019
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

 

Thank you to all who joined us at the 2019 Stars of the Industry Luncheon at the beautiful Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. The tremendous support was greatly valued as we honored some of the amazing individuals who are vital to the success of this industry and also in extending a warm welcome to countless business and leisure travelers.

Created by our national partner, the American Hotel & Lodging Association, more than 45 years ago, today’s Stars of the Industry event brought together more than 350 people who exemplify the best of the best.

Please join in recognizing these rising stars in hospitality. Together we celebrate the employees and properties that best symbolize the quality of service in the industry.

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