Sascha Wagner to head up pre-opening at the IntercityHotel Wiesbaden in his capacity as future General Manager
Sascha Wagner is to become General Manager of the new IntercityHotel in Wiesbaden. He will take up his post on 1 November and will initially be in charge of the pre-opening phase before going on to assume full responsibility as Director. Wiesbaden is located at the heart of the Rhine-Main Region and is the capital of the State of Hessen. The new 216-room hotel is being created in conjunction with the project development company GBI AG. 37-year old Mr. Wagner has worked for Deutsche Hospitality for many years and is a hotelier who will bring a wealth of experience to the role. Until the end of the year, he will also lend the company further support by continuing in his present function of Director of Processes and Systems in the Group Controlling Department.
Sascha Wagner completed training as a hotel specialist before going on to qualify as a state-certified business economist. He has already held a number of jobs at IntercityHotel since starting out as a member of the reception staff in Hamburg-Altona in 2004. He moved on to an administrative assistant role in Nuremberg shortly afterwards, and this was then followed by a three-year stint as Head of Administration at the IntercityHotel Mainz. In 2011, Mr. Wagner joined Corporate Office as a Process and Master Data Manager.
“We are looking forward to continuing to work with Sascha Wagner,” said Christian Kaschner, Managing Director of IntercityHotel GmbH. “We very much appreciate the loyalty he has shown, and his experience, branch expertise and knowledge of the IntercityHotel brand will provide the perfect foundation for a successful launch of our new Wiesbaden location. Mr. Wagner’s career at our company confirms our strategy of tapping into the potential offered by our own staff and of giving them ongoing support and opportunities for further development.”
More than 40 IntercityHotels can be found at major transport hubs both in Germany and at international destinations. IntercityHotel is an innovative Deutsche Hospitality brand which offers modern conference facilities and accommodation. Digital services are also available via a special IntercityHotel App. Guests also benefit from the FreeCityTicket scheme. This is included in the cost of every overnight stay and permits use of the local public transport system free of charge. Interior design of all new and newly renovated hotels is by the Italian architect Matteo Thun.
IntercityHotel is a Deutsche Hospitality brand which stands for modern upper mid-range urban hotels. IntercityHotels are located within easy walking distance of airports or railway stations. Guests also benefit from a “FreeCityTicket” scheme, which enables them to use local public transport free of charge. The IntercityHotels portfolio includes more than 40 hotels in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Oman and China, and 20 further properties are currently at the development stage. Deutsche Hospitality operates four further brands. Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts boast 60 hotels housed in historic traditional buildings and lively city residences and also offer health and beauty oases set at the very heart of nature. MAXX by Steigenberger is a new and charismatic concept which places the focus on the essential in accordance with its motto “MAXXimize your stay”, whilst Jaz in the City branded hotels reflect metropolitan lifestyle and draw upon the local music and cultural scene. Zleep Hotels provide quality and design at an affordable price in Denmark and Sweden.