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A hotelier.


(hoʊˈtɛlˌki pər)

a hotelier.
[1820–30, Amer.]
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Noun1.hotelkeeper - an owner or manager of hotelshotelkeeper - an owner or manager of hotels  
administrator, decision maker - someone who administers a business
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If you were a Socialist," the hotelkeeper would say, "you would understand that the power which really governs the United States today is the Railroad Trust.
Strong support was provided by Laura Wilson, who ably stepped into Baker's usual role as Millie's friend Gloria, Lucas Rush, who brings more than a touch of the pantomime villain to the role of hotelkeeper Mrs Meers, and Jenny Fitzpatrick, who is well cast as glamorous singing star Muzzy Van Hossmere.
Their only known child, William Peter "Pap" Young (1814-21 November 1907), petitioned for land owed to his father and became a hotelkeeper in Seneca Township, Haldimand County.
Caterer and Hotelkeeper Magazine gives the Acorn Award to the "30 hottest talents under 30" in the industry every year - Marco Pierre White is amongst the most famous winners - so that was quite a coup.
Nick Holmes, MD of Rockliffe Hall in Hurworth, has made it down to the final three in the 'Manager of the Year' category of the Caterer and Hotelkeeper 'Catey' Awards.
Nick Holmes has made it to the final three in the Manager of the Year category of the Caterer and Hotelkeeper 'Catey' Awards, which recognise the sector's highest flyers, strongest performers and best brands, as determined by industry insiders.
Mr Banner won the Caterer & Hotelkeeper Acorn Award in 2004 for his contribution to a PS600m acquisition during his stint with Marriott.
Hearing the gunshots, hotelkeeper Leander Davison ran to the open doubledoor of the hotel and began to pull it shut.
24 July 2012 - British catering services provider Host Contract Management had taken over its peer Couture for an unspecified amount, website Caterer and Hotelkeeper reported.
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Even Juanito Quintana, hotelkeeper and model for Montoya in The Sun Also Rises, had mixed memories of Hemingway and his friends.
To make the important decision, Gram appointed an independent judging panel, formed of representatives from Caterer & Hotelkeeper Magazine, the Considerate Hoteliers Association and the Institute of Hospitality, who were all impressed with the high standard of entries.