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hotelier

Syllabification: ho·te·lier
Pronunciation: /ˌôtelˈyā
 
, hōdlˈir
 
/

Definition of hotelier in English:

noun

A person who owns or manages a hotel.
Example sentences
  • Bar owners, hoteliers, shopkeepers and taxi drivers intend to make hay while the sun shines.
  • So many people, including hoteliers and restaurant owners around this area, had hoped to host the contingent.
  • There is another business model for wireless networking that might appeal to hoteliers, cafe owners and publicans.

Origin

early 20th century: from French hôtelier, from Old French hostelier 'innkeeper' (see hostelry).

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