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Jan-Paul Kroese Appointed Resident Manager,
InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam

Amsterdam, 3 August 2006 - Hendrik Bosch, General Manager of the InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Jan-Paul Kroese as Resident Manager. Kroese started his career at the Amstel Hotel as Director of Sales and Marketing in May 2004. Two years later in July 2006 he is promoted from Director of Sales and Marketing to Resident Manager. In his new capacity Kroese will be responsible for the day to day operations in the Amstel Hotel.

In 1996 Kroese began his career at Hotel Des Indes in The Hague (then an InterContinental hotel) as F&B Cost Controller. In 1997 he left the Netherlands for China. In Shanghai Kroese was active in the Okura Garden Hotel (Okura Hotels & Resorts) as Assistant Sales Manager and International Sales Manager. From 1999 till 2004 he continued his career at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. At Hotel The Mark in New York he worked as Group Sales Manager and Senior Sales Manager. Subsequently he was operative at the Mandarin Oriental in New York as Senior Sales Manager. From the Mandarin Oriental New York he returned to the Netherlands to the InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam.

Since the opening in 1867 the InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam has been celebrated as the most beautiful and luxurious hotel in the Netherlands and ranks with the best hotels in the world. The hotel has two ‘in-house’ restaurants; the well-established Michelin Star restaurant La Rive which continues a long tradition of excellence in cuisine and the Amstel Bar & Brasserie, a unique place for an informal snack, lunch or dinner. For more information

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom 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. 


Sabrina Schouw
PR & Communications Manager
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Also See: Willem Plegt Named General Manager Intercontinental San Juan Resort & Casino, Puerto Rico / Oct 2002
Raymond Vermolen Named Hotel Manager for the 686-room Hotel InterContinental The Barclay in New York / May 2005


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