A new General Manager shall lead InterContinental Budapest into an exciting new decade.

  • September 04, 2019
New milestone in InterContinental's life.

After almost 7 years Claus Geisselmann has taken on the General Manager position of the Regent Berlin. In his stead, a Dutch national, an avid traveller and a tourism industry expert, Peter Pottinga was chosen. With over 20 years of experience in the IHG family across many countries and numerous departments, Peter Pottinga is the ideal new leader of the iconic property in the heart of the Hungarian capital.
Mr. Pottinga has held Senior Manager and General Manager positions from the United States, through Europe to China and he and his family has spent over 3 years in the neighbouring Bratislava, during which time, thanks to multiple visits to the city, they fell in love with both our region, our country and the people who make it so unique.
“I look forward to being a part of the dynamic tourism growth in Hungary and am excited to experience the versatile capital of the Pearl of the Danube” said Peter Pottinga when he joined the team of InterContinental Budapest earlier this August.
InterContinental Budapest has been an emblematic part of the Hungarian tourism industry for almost 40 years. With 402 rooms and the largest naturally lit conference room in the city and additional breakout rooms located on the same floor, guests come to us to feel inspired. Great ideas need space. At InterContinental Budapest, thanks to the retractable walls, blinds and partitions, any kind of event from a 10-person meeting to an 850-person conference may be executed just as the guests’ desire.

About InterContinental Hotels & Resorts


InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has 205 hotels, located in more than 60 countries with local insight that comes from over 70 years of experience. At InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts we believe international travel should always be alluring. We are dedicated to those who appreciate and enjoy The InterContinental Life – the glamour and exhilaration of fascinating places, mixed with our international know-how and local cultural wisdom. As the world’s first international luxury travel hotel brand, we have been pioneering new international destinations for decades. Each of our hotels is a destination in its own right with a distinctive style and ambience, from historic buildings to city landmarks and immersive resorts in every corner of the globe. For more information, visit www.ihg.com
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About IHG


InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 5700 hotels and more than 850,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognized and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Six Senses Hotels, Resorts and Spas, Regent Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Resort® Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Staybridge Suites®,  Candlewood Suites®, Even Hotels, Atwell Suites™, avid™ hotels voco™ Hotels and Hualuxe Hotels and Resorts, and also manages the world’s largest hotel loyalty program, IHG® Rewards Club with over 100 million members worldwide. In our hotels and in communities all over the world, more than  400,000 talented and passionate colleagues deliver True Hospitality for everyone, every day. IHG has over 1,900 hotels in its development pipeline, which will create over 100,000 jobs worldwide over the next few years. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. IHG offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at www.ihg.com and information for the IHG® Rewards Club program at www.ihg.com/rewardsclub
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For further press information please contact:

InterContinental® Budapest
Krisztina Kutor Marketing Manager
krisztina.kutor@ihg.com +36 1 327 6461