Speakers and moderators

Russ Hedge


Russ Hedge is the President and CEO of Hostelling International USA (HI USA). For the past four years, he has served on the US Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, the 32-person advisory body on matters related to the travel and tourism industry in the United States. The Board advises the Secretary of Commerce on government policies and programs that affect the US travel and tourism industry, offers counsel on current and emerging issues, and provides a forum for discussing and proposing solutions to industry-related problems.