List of Famous Hotel Managers

List of famous hotel managers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top hotel managers in the world? This includes the most prominent hotel managers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable hotel managers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic hotel managers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned hotel managers.

Items on this list include Andre Balazs and John Wayles Jefferson.

From reputable, prominent, and well known hotel managers to the lesser known hotel managers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the hotel manager field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous hotel managers ever?" and "What are the names of famous hotel managers?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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    John Wayles Jefferson (né Hemings; May 8, 1835 – June 12, 1892), was an American businessman, and during the American Civil War, a soldier in the Union Army who was promoted to the rank of colonel. Jefferson owned a hotel in Madison, Wisconsin, in the 1850s. After the Civil War, he moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where he achieved wealth as a cotton broker. Jefferson is believed to be a grandson of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States; his paternal grandmother was Sarah (Sally) Hemings, the President's mixed-race slave and half-sister to his late wife. Jefferson was the eldest son of Eston Hemings (1808–56), a former slave freed in Jefferson's will, who was seven-eighths  ...more
  • Eugene C. Eppley

    Eugene C. Eppley (April 8, 1884 – October 14, 1958) also known as Gene, was a hotel magnate in Omaha, Nebraska. Eppley is credited with single-handedly building one of the most successful hotel empires, by the 1950s the largest privately owned hotel chain in the United States.  ...more
  • Mana Al Otaiba

    Mana Al Otaiba (Arabic: مانع العتيبه‎) was born on 15 May 1946 to Saeed Al Otaiba in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Little else is known about Al Otaiba's personal life. Al Otaiba is the former Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the United Arab Emirates under the presidency of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Al Otaiba then became his Personal Adviser until the president's death, after which he became the Private Advisor to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan , as well as a member of the Royal Moroccan Academy under King Hassan II. His son is Yousef Al Otaiba.  ...more
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    Wilhelmina Skogh

    Lorentina Wilhelmina Skogh, born Wahlgren (14 December 1849 in the parish of Rute on Gotland, Sweden – 18 June 1926) was a hotel manager and owned a number of hotels and restaurants in Sweden. Family: In 1888, she married wine trader Per Samuel Skogh (1849–1904). Children: Gustav (Wahlgren) Skogh  ...more