Questex hotel management announces the 2021 winners of influential women in the hotel industry


NEW YORK, Nov. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Questex hotel management announces the fourth annual “Influential Women in Hospitality” list, featuring women who have a big impact on the hospitality industry.

The 2021 winners were selected by the editorial staff of Hotel Management for their perseverance and dedication to excellence in hospitality. The long list of accomplishments of this esteemed group is both impressive and inspiring and the hotel management is proud to present these talented and intrepid women.

The influential women of the hotel industry 2021 of the hotel management:

  1. Maki Bara, President & Co-Founder, Chartres Lodging Group

  2. Judi Bikulege, Director of Investments, Extended Stay America

  3. Laura Brinkmann, Vice President of Private Investments, Brookfield

  4. Tina Burnett, Vice President of Brand Performance, G6 Hospitality

  5. Kristie Dickinson, Managing Director / VP of Business Development and Marketing, CHMWarnick

  6. Dianne Jaskulske, Vice President of Contract Management and Owner Relations Services Americas, Hilton

  7. Kristin Kitchen, Founder and CEO, Sojourn Heritage Accommodations

  8. Jamelia Lehn, Senior Vice President, Belonging, Inclusion and People Strategies, Aimbridge

  9. Rosanna Maietta, President and CEO, AHLA Foundation

  10. Diane Mayer, Vice President and Global Brand Leader, Classic Select Brands, Marriott International

  11. Suzanne Neufang, CEO and Executive Director, Global Business Travel Association

  12. Eddy Nevarez, Senior Vice President of Investments, Marcus & Millichap

  13. Kate Nicholls, CEO, UKHospitality

  14. Nimisha Patel, Partner, Vue Hotels

  15. Tejal Patel, President and CEO, Neem Tree Hospitality

  16. Gilda Perez-Alvarado, Global CEO, JLL Hotels & Hospitality

  17. Tracy Prigmore, Founder, TLTsolutions and she has a deal

  18. Tanya Taylor, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Americas, Radisson Hotel Group Americas

  19. Amber Thiel, Chief Financial Officer, Radisson Hotel Group Americas

  20. Simone Wu, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and External Affairs, Choice Hotels International

“Now in its fourth year, Hotel Management’s Influential Women in Hospitality project shines a light on women making an impact in the hospitality industry,” said Elaine Simon, senior editor at Questex Hospitality and Hotel Management. “This year’s 20 recipients, which range from those early in their careers to those who have been active for more than three decades, exemplify what can be accomplished through hard work and persistence. We are proud to include these women among the new members of this esteemed group.

The 2021 Women Influential Hospitality Laureates are featured in the October print issue of Hotel Management. Visit to learn more.

About Hotel Management, a division of Questex Hospitality Group
Hotel Management is one of the leading B2B centralized print and online sources for the latest news, trends and analysis in the hospitality industry. Stay up to date on the latest news in global and local investment, development, technology, operations, food and beverage and design.

About Questex
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and well-being; industries that help people to live longer: life sciences and health; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience the economy – connect our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data and digital communities. We offer experience and concrete results. It is happening here.

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