Industry Update
Appointment 2 December 2019

Philipp Kehder

Appointed General Manager
At IntercityHotel Freiburg, Germany

Philipp Kehder

37-year old Philipp Kehder will take over at the helm of the 152-room IntercityHotel Freiburg with effect from 2 December 2019. As the new General Manager, Mr. Kehder will be in charge of both day-to-day operations and the hotel's strategic divisions. The previous Director Henri Fritz, who has been employed by the IntercityHotel GmbH for the past 20 years, will continue to support the company in an advisory capacity.Phillip Kehder has gained valuable experience in the areas of revenue management and guest services over the past few years and was most recently General Manager of the Holiday Inn Express Ringsheim. He holds a degree in business administration and also successfully completed an additional qualification in hotel and tourism management at Ravensburg University of Cooperative Education during the course of his training.

Deutsche Hospitality

Deutsche Hospitality brings together five separate hotel brands under a single umbrella. Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts has 60 hotels housed in historic traditional buildings and lively city residences and also offers health and beauty oases set at the very heart of nature.
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