Jonathan M. TischOffice of the President, Co-Chairman of the Board, and Chairman, Loews Hotels Jonathan M. Tisch is co-chairman of the board of Loews Corporation and chairman of its Loews Hotels subsidiary.
He 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. Jonathan hosts the Emmy-nominated Beyond the Boardroom with Jonathan Tisch television series, airing on Bloomberg Television worldwide and Plum TV, where Jonathan goes one-on-one with the nation's leading chief executives.
Jonathan is widely recognized as a passionate advocate on behalf of the multi-billion dollar travel and tourism industry. He founded and served as chairman of the Travel Business Roundtable until 2008, and now serves as chairman emeritus of its successor organization, the United States Travel Association, the national non-profit association representing all segments of the travel industry. He has received numerous honors and accolades for his leadership, including Hotel Person of the Year by Travel Agent magazine, one of the Business Travel Industry's Most Influential Executives by Business Travel News, and one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry by Meeting News magazine.
He is also committed to a vibrant tourism industry in New York City, where for nearly six years he served as chairman of NYC & Company, the city's official tourism marketing agency and convention and visitors bureau. Concurrent with his national efforts to help stimulate travel and tourism in the aftermath of September 11th, he served as chairman of New York Rising, a task force set up to help rebuild the city by reviving tourism.
Jonathan is a champion of corporate responsibility and his community and philanthropic activities are extensive. He served as the vice-chairman of The Welfare to Work Partnership, and currently serves on the board of trustees for Tufts University, where he is also the naming benefactor of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service. He is also on the board of the Tribeca Film Institute and serves on the board and is the treasurer of the 2007 and 2011 Super Bowl Champions New York Football Giants.