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The Hotel Council of San Francisco’s 20th Annual “Hotel Hero Awards “

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The Hotel Council of San Francisco’s
20th Annual “Hotel Hero Awards “
Thursday, April 27
Hilton San Francisco Union Square 

Deadline to Nominate a Hotel Hero is Tomorrow March 21

20 March 2023:  Three years ago, San Francisco shut its doors for the common good and the public health. Three years later, the “City That Knows How” has opened them to welcome back the world. On ThursdayApril 27th (6pm reception; 7pm dinner and awards) the Hotel Council of San Francisco ( returns with its annual Hotel Hero Award at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square (333 O’Farrell Street) to celebrate the City’s hospitality industry and salute its frontline heroes who made San Francisco a model for other cities as we recover from the Pandemic. Members of the public and hospitality colleagues are encouraged to nominate their own “Hotel Hero”. Nominations are open until COB Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 21 by emailing and putting “Hotel Hero Nomination” in the subject line.

“San Francisco’s hospitality and tourism industry is the engine that is driving our city’s economic and business renaissance,” said Alex Bastian, Hotel Council President and CEO. “Our world class hotel workers are the engineers driving that train and our ambassadors to the world. Thank you is never enough, but this is our night to do just that: say ‘thank you.’ ”

Established in 2003, the Hotel Hero awards were created to pay tribute to the people who dedicate their lives to the hospitality industry. As the largest industry in San Francisco, hotels and tourism directly impact the success of many businesses throughout San Francisco, supporting over 86,000 jobs. Prices for the 20th Annual Hotel Hero Gala are: Table of 10: $3000; half table $1500. Individual Member Ticket, $ 350; Individual Non-Member Ticket, $425: available at

About the Hotel Council of San Francisco:
The Hotel Council of San Francisco is a non-profit membership-based organization advocating for the economic and social vitality of the hospitality industry in San Francisco. Their membership roster includes over 200 hotels, allied members, and partner organizations. The Hotel Council is dedicated to protecting the San Francisco hospitality industry and connecting its members to support the growth and success of the industry.