Hermann Elger named managing director of Forbes in Jersey City

Forbes travel guidethe global authority on luxury hospitality, has announced the appointment of Hermann Elger as Managing Director to lead the 64-year-old company and its highly respected team into a new phase of strategic growth in global travel. Elger succeeds Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guidewho steps down in mid-February after three and a half years and will remain a company ambassador.

Elger bring 30 years of luxury and business hotel expertise at Forbes travel guide.

As Executive Vice President of Travel, Entertainment and Health Safety at digital health leader Sharecare, he led the successful launch of Sharecare’s Health Safety Audit Program in partnership with Forbes Travel Guide, which now covers over 3,500 properties in over 85 countries. .

Prior to Sharecare, Elger was General Manager of Baccarat Hotel New York and Chief Operating Officer of Baccarat Hotels and Resorts.

As General Manager, he led Baccarat Hotel New York to its first Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award in 2018.

Elger has also served as general manager of other renowned five-star hotels in North America, including The St. Regis New York, Montage Beverly Hills (now The Maybourne Beverly Hills), and The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun.

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