News for the Hospitality Executive
Appointed General Manager of the 220-room Presidente
COZUMEL, MEXICO (February 13, 2012) – International hospitality professional Henry Walther has been named General Manager of the luxurious Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa. Most recently, Walther served as Managing Director of the Fairmont Princess in Acapulco.
With more than 25 years of hotel experience, Walther previously served as Managing Director of Posadas de Mexico where he was responsible for seven Fiesta Americana resorts throughout Mexico.
Walther previously gained experience in Mexico as General Manager of Cancun’s first AAA Five-Diamond Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Resort while also overseeing the operations of the resort division with hotels located in Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, Los Cabos and Cozumel.
Raised and educated in Switzerland, Walther served on the committee charged with revising the AAA Five Diamond Rating Quality Guidelines, effecting the evaluation of more than 55,000 establishments in the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean.
About Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa
The 220-guestroom Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. Set on a half mile of white, sandy beach, surrounded by green vegetation and just steps from the world’s second largest coral reef, resort amenities include three restaurants, Mandara Spa, 24-hour fitness center, tennis, Scuba Du in-house dive shop, and Chiqui Club children’s program. Flexible meeting space, with indoor and outdoor venues, provides the perfect backdrop for conferences, events and weddings. Call toll free from the USA (800) 327-0200 or visit www.InterContinentalCozumel.com.
Bernard Kaplan/Anna Drake
Kaplan Public Relations