2008 Stars of the Industry Awards

The California Hotel & Lodging Association announced their 2008 Stars of the Industry award winners at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel in Anaheim, CA on December 2, 2008.

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year

Mariana Georgescu, Restaurant Supervisor, Hilton Arden West, Sacramento
Luis Mejia, Bell Attendant, Disney's Grand Californian, Anaheim

Outstanding Manager of the Year

Don Caulfield, Catering Manager, Hyatt Regency La Jolla, San Diego
Harold Harris, Director of Security, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, San Francisco
Carl Holmes, Housekeeping Manager, West Inn & Suites, Carlsbad
Macario Ramirez, Banquet Manager, Holiday Inn, Buena Park

Outstanding General Manager of the Year

Jim Durbin, San Diego Marriott Gaslamp, San Diego
Ann Marie Kimble, Homewood Suites by Hilton, San Diego
Bill Phelps, Hadsten House Inn & Spa, Solvang

Community Service

Guest Relations

Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe Hotel, Lake Tahoe

Special Events

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