BSBA in Travel Industry Management

Travel Industry Management Advisory Council

Advisory Council

The purpose of the HPU TIM Advisory Council is to elicit broad-based support for the TIM major's goal of preparing students to be future leaders in the travel industry.

The responsibilities of the advisory council are:

  • To seek industry input on program concepts and curriculum development in the TIM major.
  • To advise the major's directorship on market trends and community concerns.
  • To participate in professional and social activities involving the TIM major and the travel industry.

The advisory council is also designed to:

  • Aid in student internship placement and career development.
  • Support the recruitment of promising new students.
  • Help identify industry and community resources that are critical to the development of the major.

The travel industry management advisory council consists of prominent travel industry leaders and meets at least once a year.


Tom Bell

Managing Director

Royal Lahaina Resort



Kelvin Bloom


ASTON Hotels & Resorts



Matthew Delaney


Royal Lahaina Development Group LLC



Norman Dupont 

Retired Hotel Executive



Tim Kwock


The Kwock Marketing Group Inc.



Richard Lim


Atlantic & Pacific Travel



Mari Olson

Area Director of Human Resources, Hawaii & Guam

Marriott International, Inc.



Bill Tobin

Managing Partner & CEO

Tiki's Grill & Bar LLC



Barry Wallace

Executive Vice President, Hospitality Services

Outrigger Hotels & Resorts



Steve Zidek

CFO & Regional VP Finance Asia Pacific

Marriott International, Inc.