Industry Update
Appointment 8 May 2015

Markus Krebs

Named Hotel Manager
At InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile - IL, USA

Markus KrebsBringing nearly 20 years of experience in hotel and food and beverage management, Markus Krebs oversees the day-to-day management of hotel operations for the historic hotel along Chicago's famed Michigan Avenue. Prior to joining InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Krebs served as the General Manager at Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villa Resort and Spa in Thailand. Krebs also previously served as the Director of Food and Beverage at the InterContinental Los Angeles Century City. Krebs received a Bachelors of Hotel and Catering Management at Hotelfachschule Eckert in Regenstauf, Germany where he graduated with honors. Upon graduating, he began his career as the Associate Director of Catering at The Beverly Hilton Hotel where he was responsible for catering of entertainment fundraisers and award shows, a majority of them being televised, including the Golden Globe Awards. Krebs has gone on to serve in various hotel and food and beverage management roles at resorts across the globe such as the Rebranding General Manager at the Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa in Mozambique, the Hotel Manager at Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa, Director of Food and Beverage at The Fairmont Orchid in Hawaii and the Director of Food and Beverage at Raffles L'Ermitage in Beverly Hills.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG)

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.
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