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Hospitality Hall of Fame

The Rosen College of Hospitality Management is excited to honor our 2023 honorees and distinguished alumni awards at UCF Rosen College Hospitality Hall of Fame® Induction Ceremony, an event that serves to celebrate innovators and leaders in the hospitality industry.

The 2023 honorees inducted into the Hospitality Hall of Fame® are Barbara Bowden, Area Managing Director for Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando and John Sprouls, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Universal Parks and Resorts. Honored posthumously for 2023 is Disney Legend Ron Logan, former Associate Professor for Rosen College whose legacy lives on in our students.

This year’s distinguished alumni awardees are Frank Hamedl, ‘18 for the 2023 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award and Dominique Greco, ‘11 for the Distinguished Alumna Award.

You may read the news release announcing the honorees HERE.






Thank you for joining us at the UCF Rosen College Hospitality Hall of Fame® Induction Ceremony.

On October 10, 2019, more than 80 combined years of service to the hospitality industry was formally recognized with the inductions of David Gabri, former Owner/Chairman of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), and Marco Manzie, Founder/President of Paramount Hospitality Management (PHM), into the UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management Hospitality Hall of Fame®.  Please enjoy the Photo Gallery from the celebration!

The Hospitality Hall of Fame® was established in 2007. The Hospitality Hall of Fame® is a distinguished group of hospitality and tourism industry leaders who have made a significant impact throughout their professional careers, giving their time, their talent and their treasures to support the community. You can see the list of past honorees HERE.