• Melinda Allen, president, Savannah Downtown Neighborhood Association
  • José Andrés, internationally-recognized restaurateur, culinary innovator, social
    entrepreneur, author, educator, TV personality, and co-owner of ThinkFoodGroup.
  • Jon Barela, CEO, Borderplex Alliance, US & Mexico
  • Elizabeth Becker, award winning journalist, author of Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism, and former New York Times reporter
  • Ewald Biemans, owner, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, Aruba
  • Chris Blackwell, owner, Island Outpost boutique hotels and resorts, media entrepreneur, Island Records founder, and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Allison Caton, owner, Isle of Reefs Tours, Carriacou, Grenada
  • Arthur DeJong, head of sustainability, Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort, British Columbia, Canada
  • Collin Laverty, president, Cuba Educational Travel, Cuba
  • Doug Neasloss, indigenous tourism, tribal chief/leader, and founder of Spirit Bear Lodge, Great Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada