Richard Lebowitz is SVP, Travel Industry Outreach at Forbes Travel Guide. An industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry, Richard Lebowitz is building awareness of FTG’s Star Rated hotels across the global luxury travel community. Lebowitz spent nearly 25 years with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts in various leadership positions, including his last role as regional vice president of luxury, lifestyle, and leisure of North America for global sales. He later served as senior vice president, hotel and resort program at Signature Travel Network, a member owned travel agency cooperative serving more than 7,000 travel advisors and 1,000 hotel and resort global partners. Most recently, Lebowitz was vice president of strategic partnerships at Sharecare and rolled out Sharecare VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide, a health security program to the global hotel and travel industry.