Many of the hotels Gatlinburg TN has have been around for decades. There is a lot of tender loving care that goes into maintaining these buildings through the years. Amenities which were added in the 50s as the latest and the greatest are either obsolete or taken for granted. Every decade brings new changes in the hospitality business and Gatlinburg hotels have kept up with the trends.
The tradition of gracious hospitality continues from one generation to the next, no matter what the changes may be over the years.
Take, for instance, Zoder's Inn Gatlinburg. Started in the 1930s by a young couple who had just moved to Tennessee from Louisiana, Zoders Inn & Suites is now run by the couple's grandchildren. The fourth generation will in all probability be trained in the business in the next few years, as they reach their teens.