InterContinental Regency Bahrain is pleased to announce that Philipp John Economou has been appointed as the hotel’s new Area General Manager as of November 27, 2018.
German national Economou started his career as a front office clerk at the Athenaeum InterContinental in Greece. Economou soon fully integrated himself into the InterContinental Group and set off on his next journey in Spain as assistant F&B manager in 2002. Later on he moved to InterContinental Carlton, France for one year as an F&B Director before moving to InterContinental Miami, USA, where he led the business to be recognized as the most profitable F&B operation across the (IHG) hotels group in the region.
Economou started his first experience in the Middle East as general manager at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi where he improved the hotels overall performance to achieve 10 out of 10 on Hotel Metrics 2014. After that, he moved to InterContinental Fujairah Resort as an opening General Manager before he moved to InterContinental Regency Bahrain where he brings more than 23 years of hospitality experience to the forefront.