Leora Halpern Lanz

Company: Boston University School of Hospitality

Position: Assistant Dean, Chair Graduate Programs


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.

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