2009 Stars of the Industry Awards

The California Hotel & Lodging Association announced their 2009 Stars of the Industry award winners at the San Francisco Marriott Union Square in San Francisco, CA on December 1, 2009.

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year

Miguel Cruz, Guest Services Attendant, Four Season's Aviara, Carlsbad
Wade Heath, Parking Lead, Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim
Elizabeth Latham, Housekeeper, San Clemente Inn, San Clemente

Outstanding Manager of the Year

Jake Cohen, Manager, Rendezvous Bed & Breakfast, Palm Springs
Yuko Hara, Sales Manager, Hotel Nikko, San Francisco
Jason Tracy, Director of Rooms, The Lodge at Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach

Outstanding General Manager of the Year

Stefan Muhle, Orchard Hotels, San Francisco
Anna Marie Presutti, Hotel Nikko, San Francisco
Marisa Schaffer, Hallmark Inn, Davis

Community Service

Guest Relations

Special Events

Hotels That Help - Special Recognition Award

Chip Conley, Joie De Vivre Hospitality, Mill Valley
CHLA Partners