Find Your Story
Learn from hoteliers across the country as they recount their beginnings, what made them stay in the industry and how much they enjoy the diversity, camaraderie and experiences that make their days different.
“I went to school for chemistry, actually. When I got locked into the industry while working in school, I just couldn’t see myself doing anything else but working with people.”
“We’re not a 24-hour operation like the hotel… I love my working hours… And ultimately, you get a balance of life, and that’s really what the spa is kind of about anyway, right? The balance of life.”
“I’m growing within the industry but also growing within myself, gaining new experiences, gaining new responsibilities. I always have that big picture in mind. My next goal is to become a supervisor.”
“The best thing that I can say to a person who is about to consider working in the hotel industry is that … just start. And once you start, you will realize all the different doors that can be opened. There are no limits.”
Gus & Kentrelle
Gus & Kentrelle have been oyster shuckers for a combined 67 years in the hotel industry. They love what they do because they get to have conversations and build rapport with people from all over the world.