Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> July 9, 2001

Cruise Lines & Motor Sports: Joseph Hovorka – Raymond James & Associates

JOSEPH HOVORKA is a Senior Analyst at Raymond James, covering the leisure and entertainment area. He focuses on cruise lines and motor sports, while opportunistically looking into related sectors. Before joining Raymond James, he worked at A.G. Edwards, where he was an Associate Vice President and Senior Analyst covering leisure services, with an emphasis on cruise lines. In the 1999 and 2001 Reuters Survey, Mr. Hovorka was ranked among the top 10 analysts covering the leisure sector. He also received honorable mention in Institutional Investor's All-American voting in 1999. He graduated with honors from Cleveland State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration Profile
TWST: What trends are you currently seeing in the leisure industry?

Mr. Hovorka: We're seeing a few different trends in the leisure

industry. We are seeing, one, some trade-down in demand