InterContinental Hotels Group, the world’s leading global hotel company, has named Judy Silcox key account director for Government Transient business within its Global Sales organization.
Based in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, Silcox will have responsibility for developing business in the transient and Cost Reimbursable Contractor (CRC) markets from government agencies and government travel agencies.
Silcox’s 30-year travel industry career has been focused in the government market. She was most recently with Volt Technical Services, a subcontractor to Northrup Grumman for the Defense Travel System contract. Her responsibilities included supporting the Commercial Travel Office (CTO) infrastructure to meet the needs of civilian government travelers.
She also held sales and management positions within various divisions of SatoTravel in Arlington, VA, during her 14 years with the company, including the Navy Contract Services division.
“Judy’s extensive knowledge of all aspects of the government travel agency business well qualify her to lead our efforts in the Government Transient and CRC markets,” said Mike Fegley, vice president of Global Sales for InterContinental Hotels Group. “She is a consummate travel industry professional, and we are pleased to have her become an integral part of the InterContinental Hotels Group team.”
Silcox is a Certified Travel Consultant (CTC) and a member of the National Defense Transportation Association and the Society of Government Travel Professionals.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, more than 3,300 hotels and 515,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world (www.ichotelsgroup.com). The Group owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn, Express by Holiday Inn and Staybridge Suites, and also has a controlling interest in Britvic, the second largest soft drinks manufacturer in the UK.
InterContinental Hotels Group offers information and reservations capability on the Internet - www.intercontinental.com for InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, www.crowneplaza.com for Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, www.holiday-inn.com for Holiday Inn hotels, www.hiexpress.com for Express by Holiday Inn hotels, www.staybridge.com for Staybridge Suites by Holiday Inn hotels and, for the Group’s rewards programme, www.priorityclub.com