Jonathan Tisch is Chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels & Co and Co-Chairman of the Board and a member of the Office of the President of Loews Corporation.
Tisch has led Loews' expansion and emergence as a prominent and respected hotel company with a widely praised culture that embraces the power of partnerships – with team members, guests, communities and owners. He was voted "Hotelier of the World" by HOTELS magazine.
Recognized as a statesman for the multi-billion- dollar travel and tourism industry, Tisch is a leader both nationally and locally. He is Chairman Emeritus of the United States Travel Association, previously founded and served as Chairman of the Travel Business Roundtable and served as Chairman of the American Hotel and Lodging Association. For nearly six years Jon was Chairman of NYC & Company, the city's official tourism agency, and was Chairman of New York Rising, established to bring back visitors and revive the economy after 9/11. Crain's New York Business named him one of the "Top Ten Most Influential Business Leaders" and inducted him to their Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who have transformed the City in both their professional work and in their civic and philanthropic activities.
Tisch is a champion of corporate responsibility and civic engagement. More than 25 years ago, he initiated the Loews Hotels Good Neighbor Policy, a recipient of the US President's Service Award. He is currently Vice Chair Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, Tufts University, where he is also the naming benefactor of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. He is a founding board member and Chair of The Shed, New York City's new cultural institution of and for the 21st century, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). In 2017, he was honored by the NYU School of Professional Studies with the naming of the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality, of which he has been a driving force for years.
Tisch is the author of three best-selling books: The Power of We: Succeeding through Partnerships; Chocolates on the Pillow Aren't Enough: Reinventing the Customer Experience; and Citizen You: Doing Your Part to Change the World. He was the host of the Emmy nominated television series Beyond the Boardroom.
Jon was instrumental in bringing the 2014 Super Bowl to the metropolitan area, serving as Co-Chair of the bid committee and then as Co-Chair of the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee.