Hospitality Hall of Fame

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Hospitality Hall of Fame

The Rosen College of Hospitality Management will host its Hospitality Hall of Fame event on the evening of Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at the Rosen College campus. This event will honor the 2022 winners of the Central Florida Hospitality Hall of Fame awards and the inaugural Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni awards. Please mark your calendars. More details to follow.

Nominations are now open for the distinguished alumni awards. Click here to submit your nomination(s). Self-nominations are accepted.

Nominations are not open to the public for the Central Florida Hospitality Hall of Fame. Winners of these distinguished awards will be announced in October 2022. Please contact Marcela DeFaria at with any questions. We hope to see you on November 9!

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.