Americas Lodging Investment Summit to honour Hyatt Hotels’ Executive Chairman

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Tom Pritzker, Executive Chairman, Hyatt Hotels Corporation and The Pritzker Organization, will be honoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) on January 22-24, 2018, in Los Angeles.

This prominent award is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions to the hospitality industry through their actions, deeds, and great accomplishments.

Pritzker is also the Chairman and CEO of The Pritzker Organization, the family’s historical merchant bank and sits on the Board of Directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in founding an assortment of significant companies in a variety of fields including container leasing (Triton), biotech (Bay City Capital), and health care (Reliant Pharmaceuticals and First Health). He has also been engaged in building existing companies in a number of industries.

“Tom has built a career on a belief that doing good matters. His lifelong dedication and passion for giving back is an inspiration to us all,” said Katherine Lugar, President and CEO, American Hotel & Lodging Association. “His exemplary career is a model to so many in and outside our industry and there is no one more deserving of this award.”

“We are delighted to be presenting the 2018 ALIS Lifetime Achievement Award to Tom Pritzker,” added Jim Burba, Co-founder of BHN and ALIS Chair. “Tom’s professional accomplishments and personal character embody the spirit of the ALIS Lifetime Achievement Award and the hotel industry is fortunate to call him one of our own!” added Burba.

Registration for ALIS is now open and the advance fee ends January 10.