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Mr. Landa

Jorge Landa

General Manager, InterContinental Hotels Group

Jorge Landa is the General Manager of the InterContinental Houston - Medical Center, the sophisticated, 354-room property located at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Mr. Landa oversees daily operations of the AAA Four Diamond hotel with 18,000 square feet of meeting and event space, Safina restaurant, The Naturalist lounge, and rooftop pool.

Mr. Landa brings three decades of international hospitality management experience, the past decade with InterContinental Hotels & Resorts as a two-time General Manager of the Year Award recipient.

Adjacent to the world's largest medical center, the InterContinental Houston - Medical Center provides easy access to the city's top attractions such as NRG Stadium, the Houston Zoo, and Hermann Park with METRORail or rentable Bcycle bikes, within walking distance of the property. Discover Houston's fine dining, renowned international arts, and famous Museum District.

Mr. Landa oversees the day-to-day operations throughout the property, finding new ways to boost customer service and provide excellent guest accommodations. Since joining the team in late-2019, the InterContinental Houston - Medical Center moved into the top 15 hotels recommended in the Greater Houston region in a matter of months - and ultimately received a Traveler's Choice Award, bestowed to the top 10 percent of properties in the world for excellent service. In addition, the hotel has been named the best among InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean in terms of guest satisfaction.

Prior to relocating to Houston, Mr. Landa was an Area General Manager based in Cleveland, where he oversaw a portfolio of three hotels all inside the Cleveland Clinic campus and totaling more than 700 rooms, including the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland, the InterContinental Suites Hotel Cleveland, and the Holiday Inn Cleveland Clinic. Before that, he served as the General Manager of the 792 room InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile.

Mr. Landa's career has taken him to luxury hotels spanning the country and globe from Dallas and New Orleans to St. Kitts, Quito, Curacao, Maracaibo, and Aruba.

Please visit http://www..ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/us/en/houston/houit/hoteldetail for more information.

Mr. Landa can be contacted at +1 713-422-2779 or Jorge.Landa@ihg.com

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