INTERCONTINENTAL SEMIRAMIS APPONITS NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING
The world’s largest global hotel operator InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Peter Gooch as the new Director of Sales & Marketing for the Semiramis InterContinental hotel.
Bringing over 19 years of hotel experience, Gooch was overjoyed by his new role. “Being of Egyptian descent it is wonderful to be instated in this position both professionally and personally. I am very much looking forward to the challenges that this new role will present as well as exploring Cairo and the whole of Egypt.” Enthused Gooch.
Chris Moloney, Chief Operating Officer, InterContinental Hotels Group Middle East and Africa, said: “We are thrilled to have a seasoned professional such as Gooch in charge of the hotel while we finalize refurbishment plans. Looking forward, it is going to be a dynamic time for the hotel and we are pleased to have such a committed team member in such a coveted position.”
Gooch began his career in 1987 with the Savoy Group PLC and has worked for InterContinental previously in London as well as the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC. A Fellow of The Hotel & Catering and International Management Association and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Gooch is married with one child.
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 539,000 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, with over 27 million members worldwide.