Kempinski to open 5 new GCC hotels by 2012
Dubai, April 11, 2011
Kempinski Hotels will open five new luxury hotels in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE by 2012, the company said at the end of its fifth annual GCC regional road show.
The five new properties - Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah in Dubai; Kempinski Hotel, Jeddah; Kempinski Hotel, Riyadh and Kempinski Al Othman Hotel - Al Khobar in Saudi Arabia and Kempinski Hotel Bahrain City Centre, Manama, are expected to set a new benchmark in luxurious hospitality in the GCC, and bring new green and intelligent technology to the region.
Kempinski Hotels held a GCC road show recently to showcase 20 of its new international properties which are due to open shortly.
The road show took in three major cities in Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, Riyadh and Al Khobar, apart from Doha and drew to a close in Kuwait.
“Our hotel collection includes some of the most distinctive properties in exciting cities and resorts across the world, which gives Kempinski guests a unique advantage in terms of experiencing new destinations while staying at a hotel with familiar and superior standards of service,” said Avsar Koc, regional director of Sales Middle East, Kempinski Hotels.
Kempinski Hotels has planned to open more properties in the Middle East over the coming two years such as the Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, Emerald Palace Kempinski Palm Jumeirah Dubai, Kempinski Hotel Jeddah, Kempinski Hotel Riyadh, Kempinski Al Othman Hotel - Al Khobar, Kempinski Hotel Bahrain City Centre, Kempinski The Wave Muscat and Kempinski Hotel Summerland Beirut.
Seychelles Kempinski Resort and The Leela Palace Kempinski Chennai are the other properties which are due to open shortly.-TradeArabia News Service
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