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Greystone Hotels
Aug 01

Joel Majors Moves to GM of The Empress Hotel (La Jolla)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. August, 2015 - Eric Horodas, President of Greystone Hotels ( announces Joel Majors as the new General Manager of The Empress Hotel in La Jolla, CA ( Majors most recently served as GM of The Élan Hotel in Los Angeles (also a Greystone Hotels Property) and has been a part of The Greystone Hotels family since Greystone acquired the Élan Hotel in 2006.

Known throughout the industry as an, "excellent GM" and, "a Manager without peer," Majors has spent most of his professional career caring for guests at various Los Angeles hotels, including Le Parc Suites Hotel, Le Montrose Suites Hotel, The Mondrian and the Élan Hotel. Besides enjoying meeting guests from around the globe on a day-to-day basis, Joel enjoys live theater and the arts in his spare time.

About The Empress Hotel (La Jolla, CA):

The recently renovated Empress Hotel reflects all that is best in the beautiful seaside enclave of La Jolla. Just steps from the San Diego Area's famous sandy beaches and downtown La Jolla, business and leisure travelers can experience true Southern California comfort at our charming boutique hotel. Tucked just far enough away from the hustle and bustle, the Empress Hotel has been a place of jubilation for honeymooners and their families, a meeting space for business travelers, and a hideaway for the savvy vacationer for over four decades.

Whether you have booked our spa suite for a honeymoon stay or are here for a sightseeing adventure or a business meeting, we know it is important that you feel your best. The Empress Hotel is the perfect place to embark on an unforgettable vacation or business trip. Whether you are visiting for a weekend or a few weeks, Guests will enjoy the renovated guest rooms which employ coastal colors and iconic La Jolla photographic images, as well as interior décor touches evocative of La Jolla. The Empress Hotel is known for its casual elegance, friendly hotel staff, and exceptional service. The Empress Hotel is a certified member of the California Green Lodging Program.

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About Greystone Hotels:

An independently owned hotel and hospitality management company with 10 West Coast properties in California and Oregon, Greystone Hotels was founded in 1995 by Eric Horodas (President) and Peter Trethewey.

Dedicated to superior customer service and eco-friendly hospitality management, the "Greystone Portfolio" consists of 7 independent, non-branded boutique hotels and inns, and 3 flagship affiliated properties (Best Western International and Marriott International).

Greystone's management focuses on providing exceptional guest experiences for discerning business and leisure travelers. All of Greystone's hotels offer great value, thoughtful amenities, and a comfortable, relaxing environment. We pride ourselves on ensuring that our guests "Experience Exceptional Service."

In 2009, all of Greystone's California properties were certified by the California Green Lodging Association for our sustainability efforts, while Greystone's 7 non-branded independent boutique hotels are all members of the L.E. Hotels family - a global hotel representation company.

Joel Majors Moves to GM of The Empress Hotel (La Jolla)
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