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A person who owns or manages a hotel.
- ‘The move implies he is open to compromise in the area, and will be seized upon by publicans and hoteliers, anxious to water down his proposals.’
- ‘He advises young publicans and hoteliers to be ambitious and work hard, and to ‘follow your initiative’.’
- ‘John was a hotelier and publican of the highest order.’
- ‘Restaurateurs and hoteliers across the Lake District are joining forces to support an extra special cause.’
- ‘Many restaurateurs and hoteliers, most airlines, and even some wine retailers employ consultants in their wine selection.’
- ‘There has been a bit of laughter about it but some of the businesses and hoteliers are quite irate.’
- ‘Bar owners, hoteliers, shopkeepers and taxi drivers intend to make hay while the sun shines.’
- ‘Kerry publicans and hoteliers have been assured that they have nothing to fear from the new ban on smoking in public places.’
- ‘Police have been in contact with local landlords and hoteliers to advise them on policing during the military deployment.’
- ‘She said hoteliers and resort managers are flexible in order to attract Bulgarian tourists.’
- ‘The project also included training of local hoteliers and restaurant staff, guides, and the marking of tourist trails.’
- ‘There is another business model for wireless networking that might appeal to hoteliers, cafe owners and publicans.’
- ‘Mr. Peter's new-patented invention is very interesting, especially for landlords and hoteliers.’
- ‘So many people, including hoteliers and restaurant owners around this area, had hoped to host the contingent.’
- ‘Kerry hoteliers have said the publication of a new tourist guide could help boost business at a very uncertain time for their trade.’
- ‘It really makes me wonder who this meeting is for because, apart from hoteliers and businesses, I don't see any benefits for the residents of York.’
- ‘As they acquired hotels, the brothers brought their varied talents to the business and became full-time hoteliers.’
- ‘The idea was widely condemned by shopkeepers and hoteliers in Capri.’
- ‘The dance critics may be undecided, but the hoteliers and shopkeepers of the capital salute her.’
- ‘He called for landlords, the drinks industry and hoteliers to work together to ease the passage of the Bill.’
Early 20th century: from French hôtelier, from Old French hostelier ‘innkeeper’ (see hostelry).
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