hotelier

noun
ho·​te·​lier | \ hō-ˈtel-yər How to pronounce hotelier (audio) ; ˌō-tᵊl-ˈyā, ˌȯ- How to pronounce hotelier (audio) \

Definition of hotelier

: a proprietor or manager of a hotel

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At the same time, in West Hollywood, hotelier Andre Balazs and art dealer Jay Jopling hosted a gala for London’s White Cube Gallery at Chateau Marmont. Vogue, "From Brad Pitt to Beyoncé, All the Stars Inside All of the Parties Hosted During Frieze Los Angeles," 19 Feb. 2019 Just two hours driving distance from New York, the 30-room luxury hotel is a member of the renowned Relais & Châteaux association of the world’s finest hoteliers, chefs, and restaurateurs. Ariel Okin, Vogue, "8 Romantic Winter Weekend Getaways From New York City," 29 Dec. 2018 The Cellars-Hohenort Like many of the properties in the residential greenbelt in Constantia, the Cellars-Hohenort is set back from the road—with 10 acres of gardens—the pride and joy of the late Liz McGrath, hotelier and formidable businesswoman. Jane Broughton, Condé Nast Traveler, "16 Best Hotels in Cape Town," 14 Sep. 2018 French hotelier and interior designer Jocelyne Sibuet spent years collecting items that would eventually decorate her St. Barths retreat, and her vision can be seen in just about every inch of the property. Lindsay Silberman, Town & Country, "This resort is a design lover's paradise.," 9 Aug. 2018 This fall, hotelier Mitch Patel opened the Edwin, a 90-room boutique hotel next to the Hunter. Alina Dizik, WSJ, "To Discover an Up-and-Coming Neighborhood, Look for the Museum," 21 Nov. 2018 The Art of the Garden features enchanting greenery from North American Relais & Châteaux (an association of the world's finest hoteliers, chefs, and restaurateurs) properties, photographed by David Engelhardt. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "8 of the Most Beautiful Hotel Gardens in North America," 2 Oct. 2018 President Donald Trump must re-nominate San Diego hotelier Doug Manchester for U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas under a rule that sends back to the White House nominations that were awaiting committee approval at the end of each Senate session. Morgan Cook, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Trump will have to re-nominate Manchester for Bahamas appointment," 8 Jan. 2018 The initial group included Navtej Singh Johar, a dancer; Sunil Mehra, a journalist; Ritu Dalmia, a celebrity chef; Ayesha Kapur, a businesswoman; and Aman Nath, a hotelier. New York Times, "India’s Supreme Court Considers Decriminalizing Gay Sex," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of hotelier

circa 1738, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hotelier

borrowed from French hôtelier, going back to Old French ostelier, hostelier "innkeeper," from ostel, hostel "lodgings, hotel entry 1" + -ier -er entry 2

Note: Cf. hosteler, hostler, ultimately borrowed from Anglo-Norman counterparts to the continental Old French word.

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hotelier

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English Language Learners Definition of hotelier

: a person who owns or operates a hotel

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