INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP APPOINTS A NEW AREA DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING NORTHERN GULF
InterContinental Hotels Group, the world’s largest hotel operator, has appointed Clive Holt as the new Area Director of Sales & Marketing Kuwait, based at the Crowne Plaza.
Holt’s previous roles included Director of Sales & Marketing at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain, Principal – CRM Consultant at CH Marketing International and Director of Sales & Marketing at Dusit Dubai.
Beginning his career in 1978 in the hospitality industry, Holt first joined InterContinental Hotels Group in 2001 in the role of Director of Sales & Marketing at Crowne Plaza, Bahrain.
Over the years, Holt has acquired a wealth of knowledge working in various other positions, such as Group Director of Marketing for the UK Hotel Consortia, Divisional Director of Marketing and Communications in Austria, and more recently as the Director of Sales and Marketing in Dubai. In previous positions, Holt has had accomplished many notable achievements within his career including implementing integrated national marketing initiatives for Group Consortia; and in working with Crowne Plaza in the past, Holt was able to substantially increase room revenue, as well as improving room occupancy.
Commenting on Holt’s promotion, Tom Rowntree, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, InterContinental Hotels Group, Middle East and Africa, said: “Clive’s credentials more then qualify him for his new position as Area Director of Sales & Marketing in Kuwait. He has consistently proven himself as being incredibly capable and we are confident that he will continue to be an asset to InterContinental Hotels Group in his new position.”
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms. InterContinental Hotels Group owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, almost 3,600 hotels and 537,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and Hotel IndigoTM, and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards.
InterContinental Hotels Group offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at www.ichotelsgroup.com and information for the Priority Club Rewards programme at www.priorityclub.com.
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