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IT Technician Noah Gigliotti’s passion for technology, helping others, and superheroes earns him the moniker “Iron Man” at Airlie

Even thought Noah Gigliotti is one of Airlie’s newest employees, he is already a familiar face around the property. As an IT Technician, he has helped just about everyone with phone, computer, or networking issues. He’s a good fit for the job not only for his valuable technical skills, but also his desire to help. Noah has a history of helping others. In fact, his first career was as a mental health counselor. After 11 years, he made a career change to IT and continues to help others, just in a different way. When you meet Noah, be sure to…
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Airlie celebrates one year with American University

Labor Day 2017 was one for the books as we celebrated one year with American University. Over the past 12 months we’ve perfected the mantra “if you’re going to do a thing, do it right and do it big.” So, we took that to heart and invited top-10 country artist Midland to perform a set for 400 of our closest friends. Not too shabby! We lucked out with a beautiful sunny day to show off our beautiful landscape and grounds. Midland played their hit song “Drinkin’ Problem” among other original music and notable cover songs while guests enjoyed treats from…
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Life hacks from the Airlie staff

During my summer internship, I learned a lot about not only the hospitality business, but also the people who work here at Airlie. It takes a large team of passionate and hard-working individuals to run Airlie. As it turns out, many of them are also quite creative, so I asked if they could share with me some of the resourceful tips and tricks they use to make their jobs and personal lives easier (a.k.a. “life hacks”). To Refrigerate or Not to Refrigerate … that is the question. Tomatoes and bread are two items commonly stored in the refrigerator, but they…
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L-O-V-E

At Airlie, we are in the people business. Our main charge each day is to serve all with gracious welcoming and a kind spirit. We know it as hospitality, defined as “the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.” For over 50 years we have hosted guests from around the globe, providing a gathering place for ideas to be shared in a peaceful environment. Described as an “island of thought” in 1961 by Life Magazine, the tone of our conference center from its inception has signified unity and equality for forward-thinking individuals. In 2017 our core…
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