Philipp Kehder is the new General Manager of the IntercityHotel Freiburg
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. “Philipp Kehder is a young and highly motivated hotel director, and we are delighted to have acquired his services,” said Joachim Marusczyk, founding Managing Director of IntercityHotel GmbH. “His expertise will provide the perfect springboard for the future of the hotel. We are very much looking forward to working with Mr. Kehder in future and extend a warm welcome to him as he joins our company. At the same time, we would like to thank Mr. Fritz for his many years of commitment to IntercityHotel. The fact that he will remain with us in an advisory capacity is a benefit for the company.”
The hotel in Freiburg has 152 rooms in various categories, some of which offer disability access. Facilities also include seven conference rooms with modern equipment and technology. More than 40 IntercityHotels can be found at major transport hubs in cities both in Germany and abroad. IntercityHotels provide guaranteed comfort, and the convenience of their location at the respective destination is a particular selling point.
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.