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 Panos Panayotopoulos Appointed General Manager
of Athenaeum InterContinental, Athens


ATHENS, GREECE (December 22, 2004) – Panos Panayotopoulos assumed the role of General Manager of Athenaeum InterContinental Athens December 1 and is the  first Greek to hold this position since the hotel’s opening 1982. Having been named “Young Hotelier of the World” in 1997 by the International Hotel Association, Panayotopoulos brings a wealth of experience acquired over his years of work in some of the leading hotels in Greece and abroad.

The position of the General Manager of Athenaeum InterContinental Athens marks his return to InterContinental Hotels Group, which he joined for the first time in 1992. He progressed through a number of managerial roles through 2000, including the Castellana InterContinental in Madrid, Montreal InterContinental, Princesa Sofia InterContinental in Barcelona, Forum Hotel in London and the InterContinental in Paris, where he held the position of Director. Directly prior to joining the Athenaeum InterContinental Athens, he held the position of Executive Director of Grecotel City Hotels.

“My return to the family of InterContinental Hotels Group makes me especially happy, since it constitutes the most significant landmark of my career to date,” said Panayotopoulos. “As the General Manager of the Athenaeum InterContinental Athens I will do my best to contribute to the further success of a hotel which has been a constant leader in the Greek luxury hotel industry for the past 20 years.”


InterContinental Hotels Group

Also See: In August 2004 Athens Average Room Rates Rocketed Up 261%; Olympics Will Provide Positive Impact on Hotel Performance for Years to Come / Deloitte / September 2004
Global Update: Who’s Where and Doing What / The Boutique Search Firm / December 2004

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