[oh-tuh l-yey, hoht-l-eer]
- a manager or owner of a hotel or inn.
Origin of hotelier
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Examples from the Web for hotelier
The hotelier alerted authorities who sent a Coast Guard ship to meet the incoming boat.Italy’s Shipwrecked Syrians Fare Better Than Most Migrants
Barbie Latza Nadeau
October 3, 2013
But focusing on in-store experience—and bringing in a French hotelier to fix it—misses the forest for the trees.Why Best Buy Is Tanking
August 21, 2012
Gaza City hotelier Jawdat Al Khodary said much the same thing.The State of Gaza
May 15, 2012
- an owner or manager of one or more hotels
Word Origin and History for hotelier
1905, from French hôtelier "hotelkeeper," Old French hostelier, from hostel (see hostel).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper