Internationally experienced hotelier Stefan Frank to lead Steigenberger Icon Frankfurter Hof
Flagship hotel with new General Manager
Frankfurt am Main, January 31, 2023
A familiar face with an additional new responsibility: Stefan Frank, who as Senior Director Operations is already in charge of H World International's Rhine-Main/Belgium cluster of 13 hotels, will also have direct responsibility for the flagship hotel of the brand family as of January 01, 2023. Previously, Stefan Frank had led the Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Frankfurt am Main as General Manager until April 2021.
Josef Dolp, COO H World International: "For us, Stefan is the perfect leader for the Steigenberger Icon Frankfurter Hof. He combines international management experience, industry knowledge and a great understanding of luxury hotel business in his person. His professional background and multicultural understanding will be important in the further development of the hotel."
Stefan Frank: "Managing a hotel like the Steigenberger Icon Frankfurter Hof fills me with great joy and also respect. The 'Frankfurter Hof' is not only a luxury hotel in Frankfurt, but also a benchmark of the international hotel industry."
Stefan began his professional career in finance at InterContinental Hotels in Hamburg and Frankfurt as well as at the Forum Hotel Hamburg. In 2003, he oversaw the opening of the InterContinental Cologne as Deputy Director before moving to InterContinental Frankfurt as Resident Manager. During the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Stefan was part of the management team for the entire Olympic Village with 7,000 athletes and support staff. Back in the international hotel industry, he took over General Manager andArea General Manager positions of IHG's luxury brand at Intercontinental Hotels in Moscow, Sofia, Kiev and Bucharest.
The Steigenberger Icon Frankfurter Hof opened in 1876 and is in the heart of Frankfurt's banking district and historic Old Town. The sightseeing hotspots Maintower, Römer and St. Paul's Church are just steps away. The iconic hotel has 261 guest rooms and 42 suites, as well as a newly designed event space that is one of the most exclusive in the city. Furthermore, the renowned restaurant Oscar's and the famous Autorenbar are part of the hotel's portfolio.
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