Gail Gerber Named Director of Sales and Marketing
the New InterContinental San Francisco Adjacent
to the Moscone Convention Center
San Francisco August 2006: The InterContinental Hotels Group
has appointed Gail Gerber as Director of Sales and Marketing for the new
InterContinental San Francisco currently under construction adjacent to
the Moscone Convention Center. Gail was most recently the Director of Sales
and Marketing for the InterContinental Mark Hopkins for the past 2 1/2
years and has over 17 years of selling experience in the hotel industry.
She started her career in the hospitality business by working at hotels
in Southern California, then spent 12 years on the east coast working at
a variety of hotels including the Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore, the Hyatt
Regency Crystal City and the Omni Shoreham in Washington, D. C. where
she worked for over 5 years . A native of Southern California, Gail graduated
from the University of California at Los Angeles with a Bachelor's of Arts
degree in English.
The InterContinental San Francisco is located on Howard and 5th, next
to Moscone West. Upon completion, the hotel will tower 32 stories above
the heart of the City. Scheduled to open in January 2008 , it will feature
550 rooms, 14 suites, 43 ,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space with natural
light, a ten-room treatment spa, full-service fitness center, and an indoor
The InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG,
NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms.
InterContinental Hotels Group owns, manages, leases or franchises, through
various subsidiaries, over 3,600 hotels and 537,500 guest rooms in nearly
100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio
of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental®
Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®
Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood
Suites® and Hotel IndigoTM, and also manages the world's largest hotel
loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards.