[Orlando, Fla] The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) recognized Heidi Dennis, general manager of the Pelican Grand Beach Resort, as the 2019 Hotel GM of the Year at the association’s annual Hospitality Stars of the Industry Celebration. The gala, held on Sept. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, honors men and women from around the Sunshine State for their remarkable work in the hospitality industry.
Dennis has worked in the food services and hospitality industry for over 30 years, holding numerous leadership positions nationally and internationally including working with Hyatt, Sheraton and Marriott Hotels. In 2016, she joined The Pelican Grand, Noble House Hotels & Resorts team as general manager. Dennis currently serves as the Co-Chair of Events within the FRLA Broward Chapter, and she was also recently recognized as FRLA’s June Member of the Month.