Travel and Tourism Advisory Council

The Travel and Tourism Advisory Council members offer up-to-date economic information on their respective sectors, which include convention and visitors' bureaus, cruise lines, airports, restaurants, entertainment, and hotels. The council provides valuable intelligence on economic factors such as costs, prices, labor, investments, and more on an ongoing basis.

Photo of the 2022 Travel & Tourism Advisory Council

Left to right: Troy Haas, Brownell Travel; Andrew Wexler, Herschend Family Entertainment Group; Ina Lee, TravelHost of Greater Ft. Lauderdale; Nate Wilson, Walt Disney World; Alvin West, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau; and Mark Kempa, Norwegian Cruise Lines. Not pictured: Mark Romig, New Orleans & Company; Jeff Swindell, Walt Disney World

Troy Haas
President and Chief Executive Officer
Brownell Travel
Birmingham, Alabama

Mark Kempa
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
Miami, Florida

Ina Lee
Owner/President
TravelHost of Greater Ft. Lauderdale
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Mark Romig
President and Chief Executive Officer
New Orleans & Company
New Orleans, Louisiana

Jeff Swindell
Senior Vice President, Finance
Walt Disney World
Orlando, Florida

Alvin West
Chief Financial Officer
Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau
Miami, Florida

Andrew Wexler
Chief Financial Officer
Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation
Norcross, Georgia