The Patch: Filoli House CEO Wins Hospitality Award

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Excerpt: WOODSIDE, Calif., February 7, 2020 — Filoli Historic House and Garden, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and one of the last country estates reminiscent of the Gilded Age, today announced that Kara Newport, Chief Executive Officer at Filoli, has been honored by theSan Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau (SMC/SV CVB) with the 2020 Innovation in Hospitality Award. The award is given annually as part of the Peninsula Recognition of Passionate Service Awards program, designed to honor superstars in the hospitality and tourism industry for their hard work and dedication. As the Innovation in Hospitality Award winner, Kara is recognized as an individual who has made substantial, innovated contributions to her organization through the introduction of new ideas and methods.

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