Outstanding Woman in Travel Leadership
Caroline Beteta, President & CEO Visit California
Angela Brav, Chief Executive, Europe at InterContinental Hotels Group
Kelly Craighead, Principal, Verimas Consulting, formerly the first Deputy Assistant Secretary for Travel and Tourism. US Dept of Commerce
Julie Heizer, Deputy Director, Industry Relations, National Travel and Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce
Pam Inman, National Tour Association
Anne Madison, Chief Strategy and Communications Officer, Brand USA
Cathy Tull, Senior VP Of Marketing, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority – LVCVA
Lifetime Achievement in Travel and Tourism
Mimi Hahn, Chief Marketing Officer, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Pilar Laguana
, Director of Global Marketing, Guam Visitors Bureau
Olga Ramudo, President and CEO, Express Travel
Outstanding Woman in Hospitality
Georgette Blau, President, On Location Tours
Jenn Michaels, Vice President of Public Relations, MGM Resorts International
Betsy O’Rourke, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Xanterra Parks & Resorts
Outstanding Woman in Travel and Transportation
Barbra Anderson, Founding Partner, Destination Better
Claudia Menezes, Vice President,Pegasus Transportation
Diane Moore, President, Paul Gauguin Cruises
Ingrid Reisman, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Las Vegas Monorail Company
Anbritt Stengele, Owner, Sports Traveler
Outstanding Woman in Travel/Tourism Media
Michal Alter, Co-Founder and CEO, Visit.org
Melissa Bradley, Founder & CEO, Indagare Travel
Tonya Johnson Fitzpatrick, Co-Founder and Host of World Footprints
Ann Liguori, President, Ann Liguori Productions
Michelle Revuelta
, Vice President, Media Relations, Choose Chicago!
Outstanding Woman in Destination Management/Marketing
Stephanie Klett, Wisconsin Department of Tourism
Mary Kay Vrba, Dutchess Tourism, Inc
Gretchen Hall, Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau
Donna Allen, Visit Norfolk
Rising Star in Travel and Tourism
Annie Austin, PR Manager, Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory
Jessica Blotter, CEO, CoFounder and Editor-in-Chief, Kind Traveler
Ali Brewer, Member Services Manager, American Bus Association
Lauren Cleland, Digital Content Strategist, Visit Savannah
Julie Slagter, Founder, Creative Travel Connections
Outstanding Mentor in Travel and Tourism
Camille Hoheb, President, Wellness Tourism Worldwide
Andrea Ross, CEO, Journeys Within Tour Company
Denise Thevenot, Louisiana Tax Free Shopping
Outstanding Woman in Travel Blogging
Melissa Bradley, Founder and CEO, Indagare Travel
Dayvee Sutton, Journalist and host of travel segments on USA Today and CNN Airport
Outstanding Woman in Travel Research
Dr. Nancy McGehee, Professor, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management Virginia Tech
Ilene Strongin-Garry, Knowledge Management & Sharing Culture Champion at Intercontinental Hotels Group
Monique Wells
, Co-Founder, Discover Paris
Outstanding Woman in Shopping Tourism
Rosemary McCormick, President & CEO, Shop America Alliance and The Cultural Traveler
Outstanding Woman in Tourism Marketing
Michelle Fee, Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative
Ann Tok, Philadelphia CVB
Kari Westlund, Eugene, Cascades & Coast: Travel Lane County