Crowne Plaza Doha & Holiday Inn Doha – The Business Park welcome hotel manager

Christoph Travniczek

Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park and the upcoming Holiday Inn Doha – The Business Park have announced Christoph Travniczek, an Austrian national, as hotel manager.

As multi-property hotel manager, Travniczek will lead the operations of the 378-key Crowne Plaza hotel, while also assisting with the pre-opening activities and operations of the 307-room Holiday Inn hotel, which is opening in May of this year.

Bringing 26 years of experience to his role, Travniczek kicked off his career as a sommelier and worked his way up in the hospitality ladder. He has held a number of professional positions in Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, South Korea, Australia, the UK and the US.


Prior to his new position, he served as resident manager at InterContinental Doha The City, where he was responsible for the operations of rooms, housekeeping, F&B and risk management.

Before that, he worked as the executive assistant manager at the InterContinental Hong Kong.

General manager, Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park and Holiday Inn Doha – The Business Park, Marcus Sutton commented on Travniczek’s appointment: “I am very pleased to welcome Christoph to our great team and we are set for an exciting year, especially as we prepare for the opening of the very first Holiday Inn here in Qatar.’’