Posted on August 03, 2018

InterContinental Doha The City has appointed Vincent Monavon as the new director of Sales and Marketing. In his new role at InterContinental Doha The City, he will be overseeing sales and marketing initiatives for 575 rooms and apartments, seven dining venues, a Health & Fitness Club, and meetings and event space. Monavon will focus on the overall strategic direction of sales initiatives with the aim to maximising hotel revenue, establishing key business partnerships, and elevating the image of the hotel. 

Joining the team from Kempinski Kinshasa, DRC, Monavon brings over 30 years of exceptional experience in the hotel industry from around the world, specifically in the African, Caribbean, and European markets. Boasting an impressive career, he has held positions from hotel operations to sales and hotel business development. Prior to his most recent role at the Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo where he worked as the director of Business Development, Monavon has also worked with the Affiliated Preferred Hotel Group in Morocco as the cluster director of Sales and Marketing. 

In addition, he has held positions as the director of Sales and Marketing at Warwick Hotels and Crowne Plaza in Geneva, and for Le M`ridien in Mauritius, Morocco and the Caribbean islands. He possesses great leadership skills, a passion for hotel operations, and a strong background in fast growing business environments. "We are excited to have Vincent on board and I look forward to working closely with him," said Gilles Longuet, general manager of InterContinental Doha The City."I am confident that his wealth of knowledge in the hotel industry and the degree of experience that he brings with him, will be of a great asset to InterContinental Doha The City, especially as we embark on new exciting stages of growth for the hotel." 

Hailing from the French Alps, Monavon has completed his second master's degree in Strategic Management from the University of Paris. He is married to a Moroccan wife and is the father of two children, and he also enjoys skiing and cooking for friends and family. "I am honoured and excited to join the InterContinental Doha The City team for my first experience in the region. I look forward to leading the sales and marketing efforts for this beloved Doha hotel and to be a part of all the new exciting developments that are planned for the future," said Monavon.

Perfectly situated in the exclusive West Bay area, close to all the major areas of interest, the stylish and modern Intercontinental Doha The City stands tall amidst the action of the city. The hotel offers 349 luxury guest rooms and suites, as well as 176 residence suites offering various layouts consisting of one to four bedrooms. 

InterContinental Doha The City is located in the heart of the city within the financial and diplomatic districts. It is only five minutes from the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre and 20 minutes from Hamad International Airport. With its close proximity to Doha Golf Club, SouqWaqif, Katara Cultural Village and major shopping malls, InterContinental Doha The City is the perfect place for short- or long-term guests to enjoy business or leisure stays.

source: Qatar Tribune

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