InterContinental® Doha The City has named Pascal Eggerstedt General Manager of its 525-room luxury hotel and residences located in West Bay.
Eggerstedt has been a part of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) since 1997 and brings to InterContinental Doha The City more than 22 years of experience in the hotel industry.
“We are delighted to welcome Pascal to the region and to InterContinental Doha The City,” said Andreas Pfister, Area General Manager, IHG Qatar. “With his expertise and passion for the industry, Pascal will make a tremendous addition to the team of leaders within IHG Qatar and I’m confident he will continue the InterContinental brand’s rich tradition of bringing superior service to our guests.”
Just prior to joining InterContinental Doha The City, Eggerstedt served as General Manager at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain where he lead a $12 M renovation and was recognised by the Minister of Labour as one of the leading development and career centres for local talent in the hospitality industry in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
“This is an exciting time of development in Qatar and I’m eager to be a part of it,” said Eggerstedt. “It’s an honour to be joining one of the newest and largest five-star luxury hotels in the region and I look forward to leading the team as we continue to position the hotel in the market and further enhance our guest’s experiences at InterContinental Doha The City.”
Eggerstedt’s well-rounded career began with various operational roles at five-star luxury properties in Europe and the Caribbean. He then moved into IHG Corporate Offices in Hong Kong and Singapore in the Total Quality Management and Continuous Improvement department. Subsequently, Eggerstedt held operations roles in Indonesia before joining the IHG Global Headquarters in London as Director Operations Support for the EMEA region.
In 2007 as Hotel Manager, Eggerstedt helped lead the opening team of the new flagship and brand-defining InterContinental and Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City in the UAE. After completing an assignment with the renowned InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut and luxury boutique Hotel InterContinental Le Vendome in Lebanon, Eggerstedt was appointed General Manager in the Sultanate of Oman, where he and his team successfully opened and launched the latest addition of IHG’s Crowne Plaza brand in the market.
Eggerstedt earned his degree in Hotel Management and Administration from the Internationally acclaimed Hotelschool The Hague in The Netherlands.
Open since 2012, InterContinental Doha The City is located in the heart of the city offering luxury accommodations with 349 guest rooms and suites as well as 176 resident apartments.
Guests enjoy the hotel’s seven exciting and innovative dining and entertainment establishments. From the award-winning steakhouse Prime and the pan-Asian restaurant Hwang to all-day dining at The Square, InterContinental Doha The City offers an extensive variety of international cuisine. In addition, the hotel is home to three vibrant lounge bars, including the highest lounge in Doha boasting stunning views of the amazing Doha skyline.
Also overlooking magnificent city views is the state-of-the-art health and fitness club offering a temperature controlled open-air rooftop swimming pool, the latest cardiovascular equipment and free weights, as well as steam and sauna rooms, and whirlpool.
The exquisitely designed Events Centre at InterContinental Doha The City offers unrivalled facilities in a contemporary setting with a well-established reputation of delivering the highest standards of excellence. The spectacular main ballroom has a capacity of up to 700 guests with a soaring ceiling 8 metres high and more than 200 square metres of pre-function space. An additional five meeting rooms can be divided into 10 break-out rooms.
For more information about the hotel or to book, call +974 4015 8888 or visit intercontinental.com/dohathecity. Connect with the hotel us via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ICDohaTheCity), Twitter (https://twitter.com/ICDohaTheCity) and Instagram (http://instagram.com/icdohathecity).
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