Kempinski Hotels has appointed Christophe Piffaretti as chief development officer and member of the management board. He brings with him more than 25 years of luxury hotel, real estate and development experience in international markets.
Kempinski has sought to allay fears over working conditions at a property in Qatar after Liverpool FC reportedly decided not to stay there ahead of the upcoming Club World Cup.
Inspired by European palaces of the past, the magnificent Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai has been meticulously designed with neoclassical architecture to the fore. Here Breaking Travel News chats with manager director, Margaret Paul, about the hotel, the inspiration behind its opulent design and her ambitions for its future
Kempinski Hotels has promoted Benedikt Jaschke to the role of chief quality officer. He will also take a seat as a member of the management board.
In the next 12 months alone, nine new hotels with a total of 1,961 rooms and suites will open their doors: three of them in the Caribbean and one hotel in Tel Aviv, Tbilisi, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Brazzaville and Almaty respectively.
Duesseldorf-based 12.18. Group and Kempinski Hotels have announced the launch of their luxury lifestyle concept, 7Pines Kempinski. The two partners have joined forces to create a new lifestyle hotel product for the luxury segment.
Kempinski Hotels has announced a new luxury project in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. A signing ceremony with partner, Umm Al Qura for Development & Construction Company, took place at Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai.
Former Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg has become a brand ambassador for Kempinski Hotels. A contract with the motor sport star was signed alongside Martin Smura, chief executive officer of Kempinski, during a ceremony at the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski in Munich.
The European luxury hotel group has again signed a management contract with Grupo de Turismo Gaviota, the owning company behind both the Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana and Cayo Guillermo Resort Kempinski.
The benchmark for luxury hospitality in Lithuania, Grand Hotel Kempinski Vilnius has carved out an enviable niche in this fast-developing destination. Here Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, takes a tour of the smallest property in the Kempinski portfolio