Appointed General Manager
At InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu, France
Madelijn Vervoord has been appointed General Manager of the future InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu, having held this position for six years at the head of the InterContinental Marseille – Hotel Dieu. This Dutch native joined the Capital of Gaul to complete a project very similar to the one she had supervised in Marseille: the transformation of part of the historic Hôtel Dieu de Lyon into an establishment. stars. This 144-room hotel with 1,500 m2 conference center will open its doors in the first quarter of 2019 on the banks of the Rhone, in a 17th century listed building.
Promoted in February 2017, Regional General Manager of InterContinental Hotels Resorts for Marseille, Bordeaux and Lyon, Madelijn Vervoord worked actively since then, in parallel with the management of InterContinental Marseille, at the opening of this new French flagship of the chain. luxury hotel. These three prestigious establishments of IHR in the South have for common points to be sheltered in historic buildings lighthouses of cities with the international fame and to grant an important place to the gastronomy (with notably starred chefs in Marseille and Bordeaux ).