Leora Halpern Lanz

Company: Boston University School of Hospitality


Leora Halpern Lanz is the principal of LHL Communications, a hospitality content marketing, branding and media relations advisory. She is also full-time faculty teaching various marketing classes at Boston University’s School of Hospitality. In February 2017 she was named one of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Marketing by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). In April 2017, she was named Professor of the Year by the student government of Boston University's School of Hospitality Administration.

Previously, Leora served for 15 years as the Global Director of Marketing for hospitality consultancy HVS; for 10 years as Director of Public Relations for ITT Sheraton Hotels of New York, and for five years as Director of PR for the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Professional Memberships


Articles and Publications

please visit www.lhlcommunications; https://www.bu.edu/hospitality/profile/leora-halpern-lanz/

Representative List of Clients

Horwath HTL Miami, IHG Owners Association, Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference, South America Hotel Investment Conference


Cornell University, BS 1985 Boston University, MS 1987

Past Experience

Global Director of Marketing, HVS Director of Public Relations and Advertising, ITT Sheraton Director of Public Relations, Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau