INTERCONTINENTAL RESORTS OF FRENCH POLYNESIA ANNOUNCES TOP MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS

Jean Marc Mocellin |Thierry Brovelli |Charles de Resseguier |Jean Hélière |Guillaume Epinette|Stephane Massarini|Laurence Levy

 

TAHITI, FRENCH POLYNESIA – May 5, 2015 – InterContinental Resorts of French Polynesia’s regional vice president of operations, Philippe Brovelli, is pleased to announce top management appointments at the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa, InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa, and the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa.

InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa

Jean Marc Mocellin, general manager and 23-year veteran at the helm of the “Parkroyal, Beachcomber InterContinental,” is relocating mid-June to an InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) resort in Thailand. Thierry Brovelli, general manager of the InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa for the last 11 of 19 years with IHG, will succeed Mocellin as InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa’s general manager. Charles de Resseguier, most recently from Accor in Vietnam and Belmond in the Caribbean, has been named deputy general manager.

InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa

Jean Hélière, deputy general manager of the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa for the past three years, has been promoted to general manager of the InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa.

InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa

Guillaume Epinette, who has spent 13 years with IHG including the last five years as general manager of InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, is moving to Asia for an IHG project opening in 2016. Stephane Massarini, formerly of the InterContinental properties in Ishigaki and Okinawa, Japan, has been appointed the new general manager of the resort.

InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort

Laurence Levy continues to serve as general manager of the InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, celebrating seven years in the role and 15 years with IHG.

“I am extremely proud of our general managers who have successfully led our award-winning resorts in French Polynesia,” remarked Philippe Brovelli, regional vice president of operations for InterContinental Resorts of French Polynesia. “I look forward to working with our newly appointed general managers who bring extensive knowledge and expertise to their roles.”

For information and rates for InterContinental Resorts of French Polynesia, call 1-888 IC HOTELS (1-888-424-6835) or visit www.tahiti.intercontinental.com.

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About Pacific Beachcomber

With more than 25 years experience in the French Polynesian tourism market, 678 hotel rooms and 210 cabins, Pacific Beachcomber, S.C. is the country’s largest luxury hotel and cruise operator.  Pacific Beachcomber operates The Brando along with seven other award-winning resorts: InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa, InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa, the Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora, the Maitai Rangiroa, and the Maitai Lapita Huahine (www.tahiti.intercontinental.com and www.hotelmaitai.com). Pacific Beachcomber also operates the luxury small-ship cruise line, Paul Gauguin Cruises, which includes the 332-guest m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana.

 

Media Contact: Vanessa Bloy|InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia|425-440-6255|vbloy@pgcruises.com

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