Michael Herrmann Named General Manager for InterContinental San Juan
Michael Herrmann has been appointed General Manager at the InterContinental San Juan Resort & Casino, a AAA 4-Diamond Resort in Isla Verde, and Regional Director of Operations in the Caribbean for InterContinental Hotel Group’s (IHG) Latin America-Caribbean Division.
Herrmann replaced Sharon Kilmartin at the InterContinental San Juan, who was promoted to Regional Director of Operations for the 189-room InterContinental Stephen F. Austin and the 485-room InterContinental Houston Hotels.
As General Manager at the InterContinental San Juan, Herrmann is responsible for the 402-room beachfront resort, including oversight and management of the 400-plus staff, rooms, and food and beverage operations with the objective of maintaining the highest levels of guest satisfaction.
He is also responsible as Regional Director of Operation in the Caribbean for IHG in creating synergies, economic opportunities and overseeing all managed and franchised properties in the region including the Holiday Inn Mayaguez & Tropical Casino and the Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino.
Herrmann brings a wealth of experience and is a results-oriented operations specialist with 35 years of experience in the hotel industry, of which 19 years have been devoted to InterContinental Hotels & Resorts.
Prior to his appointment he was Director of Operations for IHG Southwest Asia Division, responsible for all managed and franchised hotels in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh, including hotels under construction or in pre-opening stage. The IHG Southwest Asia portfolio consisted of four InterContinental, three Crowne Plaza and six Holiday Inn hotels as well as 31 new management contracts for hotels under development, construction or in pre-opening phase.
Previous positions within the company included Regional Director of Operations in Indochina and Bangladesh and General Manager at the InterContinental Bangkok and Holiday Inn Bangkok in Thailand. He also served as Regional Director of Operations in the Philippines, Thailand and Cambodia and was General Manager at the Hotel InterContinental Manila in the Philippines.
From 1996 to 2000, Herrmann held the position of Vice President of Development for InterContinental Asia Pacific and Vice President of Development and Asset Management in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Other management positions held included Director of Development for InterContinental Hotels & Resort Latin America division in Miami and opening General Manager at the InterContinental Cartagena Hotel in Colombia.
Herrmann is married to wife Belinda and they have three daughters: Nathalie, Melanie and Stephanie.
About InterContinental San Juan:
Intercontinental San Juan Resort & Casino features 402 newly renovated luxurious guestrooms with breathtaking ocean or city views. The resort offers fine dining restaurants with international cuisine. Recreational activities and amenities include a lagoon-shaped swimming pool with cascade, a full-service Spa and Fitness Center, 8,500 square foot casino, and daily activities and evening entertainment. The resort features 18,000 square feet of meeting space for up to 600. Intercontinental San Juan is located on Puerto Rico’s north coast in Isla Verde on 2 miles of pristine white sand beach, just minutes from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and is an AAA Four-Diamond resort. For further information and reservations, visit www.icsanjuanresort.com. For media information, contact Evelyn Guadalupe-Fajardo at [email protected] or (787) 982-4204.
About Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts:
With a worldwide portfolio of over 150 hotels in 65 countries, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has been welcoming frequent international travelers for more than half a century. A pioneer in the development of the hotel industry, InterContinental properties successfully blend consistent global standards with the distinctive cultures of their locations to deliver a truly authentic and local experience. For further information and reservations, visit www.ichotelsgroup.com.
InterContinental San Juan
5961 Isla Verde Ave
Carolina, PR 00979
Tel: +1 787-982-4204
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