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U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board

Travel and Tourism Advisory Board Members

Travel and Tourism Advisory Board Members

Chair: Kurt Ekert, President and Chief Executive Officer, CWT, MN

Vice Chair: Brad Dean, Chief Executive Officer, Discover Puerto Rico, PR

Caroline Beteta, President and CEO, Visit California* 

Brian Chesky, Co-Founder and CEO, Airbnb* 

Christine Duffy, CEO, Carnival Cruise Line* 

Elliott Ferguson, President and CEO, Destination DC* 

Liz Fitzsimmons, Managing Director, Maryland Office of Tourism and Film 

David Gilbert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Destination Cleveland and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission 

Russell Hedge, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hostelling International USA 

Bill Hornbuckle, CEO and President, MGM Resorts* 

Debbie Johnson, Director, Arizona Office of Tourism 

Stephanie Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cultural Heritage Economic Alliance 

Peter Kern, Vice Chairman and CEO, Expedia* 

Rolf Lundberg, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel and Head of External Affairs and Global Public Policy, Choice Hotels International 

Glenda McNeal, President, Enterprise Strategic Partnerships, American Express* 

Duffield Milkie, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, Cedar Fair L.P. 

Will Morey, Chief Executive Officer, Morey’s Piers 

Mary Motsenbocker, President and Chief Executive Officer, International Tourism Marketing, Inc. 

Chris Nassetta, President and CEO, Hilton* 

Vinay Patel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fairbrook Hotels, VA 

Catherine Prather, President, National Tour Association 

Tricia Primrose, Executive Vice President of Global Communications and Public Affairs, Marriott International 

Brian Quinn, Chief Development Officer, Domio 

Olga Ramudo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Express Travel 

Stephen Revetria, President, Giants Enterprises 

Daniel Richards, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Global Rescue LLC 

Adam Sacks, President, Tourism Economics 

Monica Smith, President and Chief Executive, Southeast Tourism Society 

Donald Taylor, President, UNITE HERE* 

Rob Torres, Managing Director, Travel, Google, Inc. 

Ron Vlasic, Chief Operating Officer, Hostmark Hospitality Group  

Greg Webb, Chief Executive Officer, Travelport 

*Member Appointed on July 1, 2021