IMHI Industry Leaders conference with François Delahaye, General Manager at Hotel Plaza Athénée
François Delahaye has been the General Manager of the legendary Hotel Plaza Athénée Paris since December 1999, bringing with him over 21 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry.
Before joining the Plaza Athénée, M. Delahaye spent eight years as General Manager of Paris' Hôtel du Parc for the Westin Demeures Hôtels Group, where he oversaw the hotel's complete renovation and reopening in 1992. He also worked with renowned chef Alain Ducasse at this property, and played an integral part in convincing Ducasse to open his new restaurant in the Plaza Athénée in September 2000.
From 1985 to 1991, M. Delahaye was Resident Manager and General Manager of several properties of Warwick Group Hotels, including the Hôtel Westminster in Paris and The Warwick hotels in Hong Kong, New York and Paris.
Mr Delahaye also worked in several positions within the Accor Hotel Group, in their Hotel Sofitel properties in Paris, Morocco and Mali in West Africa from 1978 to 1985.
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