We won a case for an Outstanding Researcher and Professor who was known world-wide for his expertise in hotel management. This applicant had over 19 combined years of industry and teaching experience. He was well-known as a remarkable professor. He served on many thesis committees and acted as a judge in numerous forums. This applicant had an extensive publication record and as a result was highly sought after to speak around the world regarding his contemporary research. He published book chapters and also obtained patents for portions of his research. He qualified under the majority of the criteria for the category by providing substantial documentation on publications, contributions, professional memberships, honors/awards, judging of others' work as well as evidence of his research featured in major media.