Interstate Europe appoints new regional operations lead in the UK
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Third-party hotel management firm, Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of a new Regional Vice President of Operations.
Paul Harnedy, from Solihull, has joined Interstate with more than two decades of hotel experience, having worked most recently as operations director for the hotel arm of Greene King, after stints at both IHG and RedefineBDL.
In Paul’s new role he’ll be overseeing a collection of 19 Interstate Europe operated hotels in the UK, under both the Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn brands, working with the regional and hotel teams to ensure strong financial performance and guest satisfaction.
Paul said: “I’m excited to be joining Interstate in this role. The company has a fantastic reputation for success across the globe, and being a part of that was a real attraction.”
“I’m looking forward to working with some incredibly talented people across all specialisms to deliver owner returns and ensure all the hotels within my portfolio are at optimum performance levels.”
During his extensive career in the hotel industry, Paul has been responsible for leading teams to outperform targets in areas including team and guest quality, revenue management, meeting and events and asset management.
Nicholas Northam, Managing Director for Interstate Europe in the UK, said: “It’s great to welcome Paul to the Interstate operations team.
“Paul brings a wealth of expertise and industry experience to the role, which will be of undoubtable benefit to our owners as we continue to expand our UK portfolio.”
Interstate Europe is the UK’s only dedicated third-party management company, with an operational portfolio of 71 managed hotels across the UK and Western Europe.
For further information, visit www.interstatehotels.co.uk