HM'S 2020 GMs To Watch winners announced

This year's GMs to Watch list comprises 31 general managers. Photo credit: Hotel Management

Hotel Management is proud to announce this year’s “GMs to Watch” list, showcasing the most dedicated and driven general managers in the hotel industry. 

Each year, Hotel Management opens up its call for nominations to the greater industry in search of general managers making a true impact not only in the success of their hotel, but in the lives and careers of the talent they lead. This year, nearly 200 nominations were received and 31 professionals were chosen by Hotel Management’s senior editorial staff for their outstanding achievements and superb leadership and hospitality skills.

“General managers are the backbone of every successful hotel, probably more so in 2020 than ever before,” said Elaine Simon, Senior Managing Editor with Questex Hospitality and Hotel Management. “This year’s nearly 200 nominations from around the world offer deep insight into what it takes to helm a property through a pandemic and downturn—in some cases virtually single-handedly. We congratulate our winners for their hard work, creativity and grace under pressure.”

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Click here to read about the 2020 GMs to Watch winners, who are featured in the November print issue of Hotel Management.

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