Kempinski appoints new general manager
Doha, May 30, 2012
Kempinski Hotels has announced the appointment of Wissam Suleiman as general manager of the group’s property in Qatar, the Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha.
Omar Alfardan, president of Alfardan Properties and owner of the Kempinski-operated property, said: “Kempinski Residences & Suites reflects the true splendor of Doha and clearly reaffirms the international reputation of Qatar as a fast-emerging luxury destination in the Middle East. We are certainly proud to have it as part of our growing portfolio.”
“Moreover, we also take pride in our partnership with Kempinski, which is well-known worldwide for its services, luxury offerings and exclusivity. The success of this project has opened more exciting possibilities for future collaboration with Kempinski in Doha, particularly in development projects that are in line with the vision of HH the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani to promote Qatar as the region’s premier luxury destination.”
“We are confident that the management and staff of Kempinski will provide unparalleled service and excellence strengthening the position of Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha, as one of the most prestigious fully services residential hotel destination in Doha,” Alfardan added.
Ulrich Eckhardt, president, Middle East and Africa, Kempinski Hotels, said: “With more and more people moving to Qatar, Kempinski Residences & Suites, offers more than just luxury residences in a great location, it stands out in this rapidly growing market because of our world-renowned five-star service and award-winning dining options, nothing has been left to chance in the development of this world-class property. Suleiman is a talented and passionate hotelier, who will use his wealth of experience to help grow the property's already well-established reputation in Doha."
Suleiman has worked at some of Kempinski's most high-profile properties in the region, including Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates in Dubai; Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, Jordan; and Kempinski Hotel Aqaba in Jordan. – TradeArabia News Service