6th Annual Hotel Hero Awards

 

March 6, 2009 | The Fairmont

Winners are noted with an asterisk (*).

 

Beyond the Call of Duty

  • Larry Bell - The Hotel Whitcomb*
  • Walter Benetiz - Omni San Francisco
  • Gregoria Cabrera - Palace Hotel
  • Jesus Hernandez - Palace Hotel
  • Gary Siu - Hotel Tomo

Rising Star

  • Jim Bruels - Orchard Hotels
  • Yuko Hara - Hotel Nikko San Francisco
  • Karl Manalili - Palace Hotel
  • Oscar Paniagua, Steinhart Hotel and Apartments
  • Justin Seeto, Omni San Francisco*

Unsung Hero

  • Jeff Brown - InterContinental Mark Hopkins
  • Aida Hernandez, Palace Hotel
  • Minh Huynh, Holiday Inn Golden Gateway*
  • Maximo Lisan, Cathedral Hill Hotel
  • Bob Talavera, Palace Hotel

Lifetime Achievement - Hotel Operations

  • Stephen Chu, The Stanford Court
  • Barney Garcia, Omni San Francisco
  • Nora Johnson, Hilton San Francisco*
  • Howard Mutz, Palace Hotel
  • Darryl Sneed, Omni San Francisco

Lifetime Achievement - Department Manager

  • Stanley Liu, The Westin San Francisco Market Street
  • Barry Peterson, The St. Regis San Francisco
  • Jerre Riffle, Palace Hotel
  • Gerard Turner, Palace Hotel
  • Thomas Wolfe, Fairmont San Francisco*

Lifetime Achievement - Hotel Executive

  • Michael Dunne - Hilton San Francisco
  • S.C. Huang, Orchard Hotels*
  • Yvonne Lembi-Detert, Personality Hotels
  • Tom Myskowski, Holiday Inn Golden Gateway
  • Anna Marie Presutti, Hotel Nikko San Francisco

Community Spirit

  • The Fairmont San Francisco*
  • Hotel Nikko San Francisco
  • Kimpton Hotels

Innovation

  • Hotel Carlton*
  • Kimpton Hotels