The property has announced the appointment of Neil Houghton as the new general manager to manage overall hotel operations.
Originally from the UK, Neil Houghton brings more than 30 years of leadership in the hospitality industry to his new role, 20 years of which have been with IHG as general manager.
Houghton’s most recent position was as general manager at InterContinental Hotel Shanghai Pudong and prior he held the same position at InterContinental Hotel Kunming, Crowne Plaza Shenzhen and InterContinental Golf Resort & Spa Fiji.
“I am delighted to welcome Neil to InterContinental Abu Dhabi,” Bastien Blanc, vice president operations Middle East at InterContinental Hotels Group said.
“His vast experience within the industry and with the InterContinental Hotels Group makes him a vital addition to the team and further strengthens the relationship with our valued clients and guests.”
Houghton commented: “I am delighted to continue my journey with InterContinental Abu Dhabi. To be part of this lively and outstanding hotel is extremely exciting and I can’t wait to continue providing outstanding services and experiences to all our guests. I look forward to working closely with my team to manage one of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic hotels.”