Majlis Al Zomorud, at the stunning Emerald Palace Kempinski, is this Ramadan inviting guests to discover its luxurious and intimate environment. For those special moments this holy month, there is no better place to be on the Palm Jumeirah.
Set among a centuries-old park, antique courtyards and a 12th-century church, San Clemente Palace Kempinski provides the perfect setting for total relaxation, just minutes from St. Mark’s Square. With the property recognised as the World’s Leading Palace Hotel by World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole pays a visit
Speaking to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Travel Market, Henk Meyknecht, chief operating officer in the Middle East and Africa for European hoteliers Kempinski, tells us about his plans for expansion in the region. With the new Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai on the Palm Jumeirah receiving top reviews, the company seems well placed to grow further.
Breaking Travel News chats with Aurelio Giraudo, general manager at Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi, about the property, the Kenyan hospitality market and what we can expect from the hotel during Arabian Travel Market 2019.
Chatting at Arabian Travel Market in Dubai, Slim Zaiane, general manager at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, tells Breaking Travel News what is on offer at the property, assesses the mood in Emirati hospitality and reveals what we can look forward to at the hotel this year.
Kempinski Hotels has signed a management agreement with m2 at Mtatsminda for a luxury hotel development in Tbilisi, Georgia. The property, consisting of at least 95 rooms and suites, is set to open in quarter three of 2020.
Kempinski Hotels and Grupo de Turismo Gaviota have signed a management contract for Cayo Guillermo Resort Kempinski, the first five-star luxury resort complex in Cuba.
San Clemente Palace Kempinski has appointed Alper Can Bulcum as its new general manager. Bulcum joins Kempinski Hotels from the St. Regis, Istanbul, bringing more than 30 years of professional experience in Turkey and abroad to his new role.
Kai Behrens has been appointed cluster general manager of Kempinski Palace Portoroz in Slovenia and Kempinski Hotel Adriatic in Croatia. He has been appointed with the aim of further positioning the two properties as the leading luxury hotels in the region.
The resort, which has opened in the upmarket Nusa Dua area of Bali, has 475 well-appointed guest-rooms, striking suites and discreet villas in a quiet beachfront setting.
Kempinski Hotels has revealed Markus Semer will step down as chairman and chief executive of the company next year. In a dramatic day for the hotel company, chief financial officer Colin Lubbe said he would also leave.