Definition of hotelier noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hotelier

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//həʊˈteliə(r)//
 
, BrE//həʊˈtelieɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hoʊˈteljər//
 
, NAmE//ˌoʊtelˈjeɪ//
 
Hotel people
 
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a person who owns or manages a hotel See related entries: Hotel people Word Origin early 20th cent.: from French hôtelier, from Old French hostelier ‘innkeeper’, from hostel, from medieval Latin hospitale, neuter of Latin hospitalis ‘hospitable’, from hospes, hospit- ‘host, guest’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hotelier