InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has
appointed Yvette Peverell as Director of Communications -
Australasia & Japan.
Yvette has over 15 years’ of experience in
public relations in the tourism sector, including a decade in the
hotel industry. She previously worked for Accor Asia Pacific and
most recently for Mantra Group, overseeing both internal and
Yvette will also be the conduit for media in
the region to access information from the global IHG network.
Yvette joins COO Karin Sheppard’s leadership
team as the region’s senior communications counsel and will be
based at the Sydney office.
“We are so pleased to
have someone of Yvette’s caliber on board in what is a strategic
growth period across Australia, New Zealand and Japan. Our network is set to expand not only in hotel and room
numbers but also with the introduction of a new brand to Australia
with the launch of Holiday Inn Express. 2016 is truly set to be a
landmark year for IHG,” said Karin.
IHG currently has a portfolio of 28 hotels in
Australia, 7 in New Zealand and PNG, and 32 in Japan.
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