New Director of Sales for InterContinental Hotels Group Appointed to Athens Greece

August 27, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Toronto, Canada, August 27, 2007 InterContinental Hotels Group, the world's most global hotel company, is proud to announce the appointment of Christopher Koleros as Director of Sales in Athens, Greece effective August 20th, 2007. Koleros will be responsible for overseeing the continued sales development in US & UK and will contribute in the success of the Athenaeum InterContinental Athens.
Christopher Koleros, a proud Canadian of Greek heritage brings more than 17 years of hospitality experience to his new role of Director of Sales, InterContinental Hotel Athens.

“Greece is highly regarded as a key destination on the world travel map,” states Koleros. "Greece retains its appeal as a relaxing and historic destination and I am thrilled to be part of InterContinental Hotel Group’s (IHG) commitment to this thriving country. I am truly excited and look forward to the challenge of managing the sales team specialized in US & UK markets within this stunning property and exciting marketplace."

The Athenaeum InterContinental holds the honour of being the recipient of the World Travel Award for 2005 and 2006 as Greece’s Leading Hotel. This five star hotel is one of the top luxury hotels in Athens and just minutes away from numerous historic monuments including the Acropolis, walking distance to shopping, restaurants, open-air cafes, museums and the business district.

Renowned as a top business hotel in Greece, the InterContinental Hotel offers the largest conference facilities including the largest ballroom in the city accommodating up to 2,500 persons. The 8th & 9th Club InterContinental floors are also known for the most spacious guestrooms plus and considered to be the best Club product in the city with exclusive and extraordinary complimentary services.

Pleased to have Koleros on board in Greece, Panos Panayotopoulos, General Manager Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel Athens, stated: 'Christopher has all of the experience and qualifications that InterContinental Hotels Group looks for when it comes to making a senior appointment in such a vibrant market. The entire team wishes him the best in this new role.'