InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Chris Jones as general manager and Pat McTigue as director of sales and marketing for the Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter. Currently under construction, the boutique hotel is scheduled to open in July 2009.
Chris Jones joined InterContinental in 2004. He served as general manager at three Staybridge Suites properties in San Diego and most recently was the general manager of Holiday Inn Santa Monica Beach. Jones began his 11 year hospitality career in Colorado, where he held titles including general manager and director of sales and marketing with hotel companies such as Mill Creek Management and Durango Mountain Resort.
Pat McTigue has more than eight years hospitality experience. McTigue is responsible for training the sales staff to exceed the property’s goals in customer satisfaction and leading the hotel’s marketing efforts. Prior to joining Hotel Indigo, McTigue held positions in sales and marketing at three IHG/Staybridge Suites properties in San Diego.