The 11th annual Cornell Hospitality Icon & Innovator Award dinner was held on June 4, 2019 at The Pierre Hotel in New York. This year’s Icon award went to Christopher J. Nassetta, President and CEO of Hilton. The Innovator award went to two Hotelies: Roger G. Hill ’87, Chairman/CEO of The Gettys Group, and Andrew J. Fay ’87, President of The Gettys Group.

As is tradition, all three award winners were granted lifetime memberships in the Cornell Hotel Society.

Icon Winner: Christopher J. Nassetta

Innovator Award Winners: Roger G. Hill ’87 and Andrew J. Fay ’87

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The Cornell Hotel Society honored the 2018 Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Award winners.