Philip IbrahimGastgeber, The Student Hotel Berlin
Innovation, guest experience and network: Philip Ibrahim is a passionate host. Since October 2019, he has been busy with the opening and launch of The Student Hotel, a concept dedicated to a hybrid community of students, city explorers and locals, with the latest location in Berlin.
Previously, Philip Ibrahim spent 18 years with European market leader Accor. Most recently, as general manager, he led the Mercure Hotel Berlin City, setting new and innovative trends – from quiz nights and neighbourhood flea-markets to new F&B ideas attracting local residents and guests alike. The trained hotel professional has previously held various operational functions, gaining experience in sales and distribution as part of Accor’s regional team.
In 2012, Philip Ibrahim founded the pinkPillow initiative together with visitBerlin, Berlin’s city marketing. This globally unique alliance is a hotel collection for the LGBTQI scene that unites hotels driven by the idea that every guest is welcome as they are. As initiator of pinkPillow, he spoke at various international events around the topic of hospitality.