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InterContinental Hotels Group provides ‘One-Stop-Shop’ resource on Egyptian properties for European Leisure Market

InterContinental Hotels Group, the global hotel company, announced the appointment of Simon Tempest

InterContinental Hotels Group, the global hotel company, announced the appointment of Simon Tempest as the company’s European Leisure Representative based in the UK.



Having moved to the role in May, Tempest has taken repsonsibility for representing InterContinental Hotels Group’s Egyptian properties to markets inclduing the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Russia and Scandinavia.



“The role is both challenging and exciting. I thoroughly enjoy contacting new and existing clients and ensuring they are fully supported in selling InterContinental Hotels Group’s Egyptian premier properties” said Tempest.



“As the single point of contact for all the properties in Egypt, it makes me a ‘one-stop-shop’ for European purchasers, and thereby simplifies the chain having a very beneficial and positive impact on the group’s business.”



Based in the United Kingdom, Tempest firmly believes that the Internet has been the biggest development to change the way hotels have done business in years. “The Internet has changed the way people are booking their hotels, and as a sales tool it is fantastic as it means that hotel groups’ are able to react to local situations very quickly – in comparison to even 10 years ago,” he said.



Pleased to welcome the seasoned professional hotel consultant to the InterContinental Hotels Group team, Denis Johnson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Middle East and Africa region, said: “Simon has all of the qualifications and experience that InterContinental Hotels Group looks for when it comes to appointing someone to such a strategic and influential role. Responsible for promoting and providing the most up-to-date information to our channel in Europe is an awesome responsibility, but one which we believe Simon has the skills and experience to make a great success of.”

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