The 2016 Stars of the Industry Luncheon took place on April 7, 2017 at the Boston Park Plaza.  The following properties and individuals were recognized for outstanding accomplishments in the lodging industry:

Employee of the Year Property with less than 250 Rooms

  • Oliver Garnett, Boston Harbor Hotel

Employee of the Year Property with more than 250 Rooms 

  • Paul Nichols, Royal Sonesta Boston

Manager of the Year Property with less than 250 Rooms

  • Johnathan Dove, Kimpton Onyx Hotel

Manager of the Year Property with more than 250 Rooms 

  • Kerry McGill, The Langham, Boston

Stevan Porter Emerging Hospitality Leader Property with less than 250 Rooms

  • Jamie Mantegazza, Kimpton Marlowe Hotel

Stevan Porter Emerging Hospitality Leader Property with more than 250 Rooms 

  • Lucy Halvorson, The Colonnade Hotel

General Manager Property with less than 250 Rooms

  • Joe Mellia, The Envoy Hotel

General Manager Property with more than 250 Rooms 

  • Terry Dunbar, Hyatt Regency Boston

Community Service Property with less than 250 Rooms

  • The Bostonian, NFL Play 60, Red Nose Day, St. Francis Schooze Cruise 2016

Community Service Property with more than 250 Rooms

  • InterContinental Boston, Various Community Service Programs

Employee Relations Property with less than 250 Rooms

  • Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel, Ridiculously Personal Employee Experience

Employee Relations Property with more than 250 Rooms

  • Omni Parker House, 30+ Club, 40+ Club

Innovation Award Property with less than 250 Rooms

  • Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, Technology Upgrades, Kipsu and Pressreader

Innovation Award Property with more than 250 Rooms

  • Fairmont Copley Plaza, Rooftop Harvest Dinners/Bee Garden

Student Chapter of the Year

  • Boston University

Industry Partner of the Year

  • Lisa Deveney, Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau