Gold Key Awards
The Gold Key Awards celebrate the truly exceptional professionals that exemplify the very best of the San Diego hospitality and tourism industry.
The 43rd Gold Key Awards presentation, co-hosted by the San Diego County Lodging Association and the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI San Diego), were held on February 23, 2023, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. Ten hospitality professionals, who exemplify the very best of San Diego County’s hotel community, were presented Gold Key Awards before a gala audience of hotel, political and business leaders.
We would like to take this opportunity to recognize and congratulate all of our exceptional winners:
Pattie Roscoe – Allied Person of the Year Award: Christina Jeffries, San Diego State University
Food and Beverage Associate of the Year: Francisco “Chico” Montanez, Bahia Resort Hotel
Heart of the House Associate of the Year: Raquel Reyes, The Lodge at Torrey Pines
Guest Service Associate of the Year: Kimberly Hawes, Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Sales Associate of the Year: Logan Webster, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Hotel Manager of the Year: Charles McCay, Omni San Diego Hotel
Hotel Executive of the Year: Diane Koczur, Evans Hotels
Gold Key Award: Holiday Bowl-Sports San Diego
HSMAI SD James V. Cunningham Personalized Service Award: Giselle Guzman, Flagship Cruises & Events
HSMAI SD Revenue Manager of the Year: Charles Rullan, Hotel del Coronado
Take a look at this year’s event:
CBS 8 – San Diego County Lodging Association hands out Gold Key Awards
Please contact the SDCLA office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619.678.1195 with any questions.
We appreciate the support of the following organizations:
- Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International San Diego
- Meeting Professionals International
- National Association of Catering & Events
- San Diego Concierge Association
- San Diego Hospitality Human Resources Association
- San Diego Tourism Authority