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hotelier

[oh-tuh l-yey, hoht-l-eer] /ˌoʊ təlˈyeɪ, ˌhoʊt lˈɪər/
noun
1.
a manager or owner of a hotel or inn.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < French hôtelier; see hotel, -ier2
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Examples from the web for hotelier
  • Although the hotel business tends to rise and fall in lockstep with the wider economy, not every hotelier is equally exposed.
  • He wasn't originally a hotelier but a film producer.
  • The meeting was held at the request of the local hotelier who is interested in providing overflow rooms to conference attendees.
  • The park also acts as a hotelier by renting campsites and vacation rentals year-round.
  • The hotelier who saved so many people was with us on that trip.
British Dictionary definitions for hotelier

hotelier

/həʊˈtɛljeɪ/
noun
1.
an owner or manager of one or more hotels
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Word Origin and History for hotelier
n.

1905, from French hôtelier "hotelkeeper," Old French hostelier, from hostel (see hostel).

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