Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Kouri named honorary Innkeeper.

Byline: Journal Staff Reports


The Greater Albuquerque Innkeepers Association has given the late Bill Kouri its first honorary membership for his contributions to the state's hospitality industry.

The association presented the award to Kouri's widow, June Kouri, and family members.

Kouri began his hospitality career in 1947 as a valet and bell captain at the Franciscan Hotel in Albuquerque. …

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