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Alexander Schreiter Appointed General Manager
of 372-room InterContinental Prague


Alexander Schreiter has been appointed General Manager of the InterContinental Prague, Czech Republic, taking over from Kees Kramer, effective 17th January  2011.

Alexander Schreiter, 48, started his hotel career in 1980 at the InterContinental Hamburg. He has worked for Hilton, Mövenpick Hotels, and the last 15 years for IHG.

He has experience in 4 different countries, Bahrain, England, France and Germany. His first assignment as General Manager was in 2000 at the Forum Hotel Hamburg. In 2002 he moved to the Crowne Plaza Heidelberg and since 2006 he has managed the Crowne Plaza Hamburg.

In his new role, Alexander will report directly to Joep Peeters, Managing Director Westbridge Europe, the new Owning Company of the InterContinental Prague.
 
Alexander Schreiter was born in Munich. He is married and has a son, Phillip (14). His hobbies are football, golf, good Wines and Cigars, and family is very important to him.

Alexander Schreiter says about Prague: “Unfortunately I have been only twice in Prague in the past 15 years, but it was enough to see what a wonderful city Prague is and how nice the people are. The same could be said for Hamburg, my recent place of work, and by coincidence HamburgPrague are Partner cities."

About InterContinental Prague
Hotel InterContinental Praha has the prime location in the Prague down town. Offers to its guests 372 luxurious guests´ rooms, including 32 suites, 2 restaurants: Zlata Praha and Primator, Duke´s Bar & Café, garden café Enjoy43, relaxation center Health Club&Spa InterContinental, 190 surveilled underground parking plots. For Congress or Conference organizers offers 13 meeting rooms and a wide range of services and facilities for both the business traveler and the holidaymaker.

About Westbridge Europe

Westbridge Europe is a hospitality industry investment fund managed by the Westmont Hospitality Group, one of the largest privately owned organizations of its type in the world today.

Formed in 2006 as the European arm of Westmont, Westbridge Europe is headquartered in London. It currently operates 24 hotels in seven European countries and employs some 1,600 staff. The mostly franchised hotels operate under the InterContinental Hotels Group brands of InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Express by Holiday Inn, and the Accor brand Mercure.

About IHG
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns, through various subsidiaries, over 4,400 hotels and more than 640,000 guest rooms in 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognized and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® and also manages the world’s largest hotel loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards with 56 million members worldwide.

IHG has almost 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline, which is expected to create 160,000 jobs worldwide over the next few years.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.

IHG offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at http://www.ihg.com/media and information for the Priority Club Rewards program at http://www.%20priorityclub.com/. For our latest news visit www.ihg.com/media, Twitter www.twitter.com/ihgplc or YouTube http://www.youtube.com/ihgplc

Contact:

Petra Kazdová 
Public Relations Manager
Tel:   +420  296 631 090
Mob: +420  724 519 327
Fax:  +420  296 631 661
e-mail: petra.kazdova@ihg.com
of 1st March 2011: petra.kazdova@whgeu.com

 

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Also See: Kees Kramer Appointed General Manager of InterContinental Prague / August 2010

Robert Herr, GM of InterContinental Prague, Moving to General Manager of the InterContinental Berlin / August 2010

The Kempinski Hybernská Opens in Prague, Czech Republic; Sedat Nemli the General Manager / October 2008
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