Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A manager or owner of a hotel. Also called hotelkeeper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. someone who runs a hotel

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an owner or manager of a hotel or hotels.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an owner or manager of hotels

Etymologies

French hôtelier, from Old French hostilier, from hostel, inn; see hostel.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French hôtelier. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Between Roy Rogers, Bob's Big Boy restaurants and Marriott Hotels, the hotelier was accounting for up to $1 million a year of Gelberg's revenues, half the company's business.

    At Gelberg, their signs point to growth

  • Remember that the fall in price, what's bad news for the hotelier is the consumer's windfall.

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2009

  • You have to be a hotelier in your heart and soul, get up from your table and take the dirty dish from the other person's table, make everyone feel welcomed, loved, looked after in every possible way.

    Taking a Walk on the Wild Side

  • The list of spinoffs and breakups by investment-grade companies this year ranges from small to large companies and cuts across industries. and company size, fromThey include food maker Sara Lee Corp., hotelier Marriott International Inc., telecommunications supplier Motorola Inc., specialty industrial ITT Corp. and Marathon Oil Corp.

    Firms Tip Scale Back in Favor of Stocks

  • China Lodging, the fourth-largest budget hotelier, would get a lift from acquiring the company, which foreign hoteliers had also bid for, according to people familiar with the situation.

    Bids for Chinese Motel Firm Fall Short of Goal

  • Instead of getting a ride out, the hotelier asked if, when the passer-by got to Windhoek, he could have someone bring back the parts he needed to repair the vehicle.

    Where Cutting Grass With Scissors Makes Sense

  • Such was the fascination of the prying British for Lord Byron's scandalous ménage that one enterprising hotelier started charging guests a fee to peer through a telescope trained on the Villa Diodati.

    Byron in Paradise

  • The larger-than-life SoHo duplex of a hotelier and fixture on the party circuit .

    A Globe-Trotter's New York Pad

  • Another friend, Beijing hotelier Zhang Rui, has started decorating every room in his new Gallery Hotel with pieces borrowed from a gallery called Tang.

    Art's New Pecking Order

  • When he's not vacationing on his yacht or partying with Kim Kardashian, hotelier and socialite Vikram Chatwal can be found in his grown-up SoHo bachelor pad, Candace Jackson reports on Lunch Break.

    A Globe-Trotter's New York Pad

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