Larry Stuart is a Hospitality Professional who has dedicated his career to service. He is a true “Servant Leader” who has built Enthusiasm, Excellence, and Greater Purpose into the teams he has been honored to serve.

Larry is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration, an Adjunct Professor, Author, Speaker and Emeritus President of the Cornell Hotel Society, FL. He currently owns and operates a 24 year-old business in Walt Disney World. He has started up, opened or operated over 50 restaurants, 7 major hotels, and 1 airline.

Larry is also a newly minted Forbes contributor. He’ll be speaking on the subject he is most passionate about, the “Guest Service Experience” that defines success across all industries!

Larry has partnered with, among others, entities such as Hilton Worldwide, Southwest Airlines, Embassy Orlando, Peabody Hotels, The Walt Disney World Dolphin, NASCAR Café, Loews Hotels at Universal Studios Florida, Hard Rock Resorts, and many other first-class brands to build world-class guest service into their DNA.

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An Excerpt from The Spirit of Hospitality

*  LOVE Your Customers 

*  SERVE Them Unconditionally

*  WIN Their Hearts


-Steve Weisz, President and CEO Marriott Vacations Worldwide-

“The Spirit of Hospitality offers a refreshing reminder of some of the often-overlooked essentials of service and servant leadership that successful organizations utilize in their quest to excel in the fast-paced hospitality industry.”


– Bob Reppin, Director of Operations, Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa; Emeritus F&B Director, World Disney World Dolphin-

“Larry has written a wonderful and inspiring book based on a wealth of real life endeavors “on the line” and totally committed every time. His hard-earned wisdom and great insight are invaluable to those of us who share this passion.”