News for the Hospitality Executive
21st July 2011 - Oliver Geyer was appointed Executive Assistant Manager of the InterContinental Prague, Czech Republic, effective 15th July 2011.
Oliver Geyer, 38, started his hotel career in 1995 at the Munich Park Hilton, Germany. He has worked for Hilton, Marriott and Kameha Hotels mainly in Germany, and this appointment is his first experience with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).
In his carrier he worked also in Denmark for Marriott Copenhagen (05/2006 – 01/2010) and has rich experience on the operational field, mainly Front Office as Director of Rooms Operations and service.
His previous position and also first assignment as Executive Assistant Manager was in 2010 at the brandly new open hotel Kameha Grand in Bonn, which became Hotel of the Year 2011 in Germany.
In his new role, Oliver will report directly to Alexander Schreiter, General Manager InterContinental Prague. His goal will be to maintain and improve the quality of service of the operational departments, Front Office, housekeeping and Health Club & Spa and in the same time also improve their departmental profit. Furthermore he will be in charge of IT and engineering department and is excited to be intensively involved in the upcoming refurbishments of the Hotel.
Oliver Geyer was born in Mannheim. He is married and has 2 sons Kilian (14) and Elias (3). His hobbies are football, tennis, good wines and food, and family is very important to him.
Oliver Geyer says about Prague and his first impressions: “Unfortunately I have been only twice in Prague in the past 20 years, but it was enough to see what a wonderful city Prague is and how nice the people are. I am excited to explore more of this fascinating country.”
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.
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.
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Tel: +420 296 631 090
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www.intercontinental.com/prague, www.icprague.com, www.zlatapraharestaurant.cz, www.icfitness.cz
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