Kempinski to host its 3rd Career Day in Beijing on April 12th 2014 at the Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Centre

Beijing, 2014-04-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski will host its third Career Day in Beijing on April 12th 2014 at the Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Centre. External applicants and current employees will have the opportunity to meet, in a speed dating fashion, directly with the 20 general managers of every Kempinski hotel in China as well as the regional presidents of China, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Interviewers this year include: Mr Xavier Destribats, Kempinski regional president for Europe and Mr Ulrich T. Eckhardt, Kempinski regional president for India, Middle East and Africa. Nearly 300 positions, from junior to executive levels in various departments are open for application. In the China region, not only are the 18 existing hotels recruiting personnel but also Kempinski’s two open projects: Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing and Kempinski Hotel Changsha are also looking for talented individuals. More than 100 opportunities including 20 mid-level management positions are in need. Mr Holger Schroth, general manager of the prestigious Emirates Palace Abu Dahabi, is recruiting for 40 positions open to Chinese candidates including the positions for assistant director of groups and events as well as a position for restaurant manager.

This event is mainly aimed at individuals with previous professional experience who are looking for a new professional challenge. Students or young professionals are also welcome to attend. A good first impression could mean a job offer within days and the prospect of a long term career with Kempinski Hotels.

“The Career Days have clearly proven to be successful for us as a company and for the participants, who will have the chance to talk directly to hotel managers,” says Reto Wittwer, President and CEO of Kempinski Hotels. Wittwer, together with other members of board will be present in Beijing this year to interview and meet Kempinski’s potential talents. “The only indispensable qualities you need are passion and enthusiasm. Everything else can be learned” says Wittwer in regards to his personal requirements for a job in luxury hospitality.

Candidates should bring copies of their updated CVs and have a thorough knowledge of Kempinski Hotels.

During the Career Day, top managers from Kempinski’s headquarters in Geneva and the regional offices in China and the Middle East will give presentations on career development opportunities in the industry.

Kempinski Career Day in Beijing will be held on April 12th 2014 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at the Hotel Kempinski Beijing Lufthansa Centre.

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About Kempinski Hotels
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 73 five-star hotels in 30 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio consists of historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while also embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Furthermore, Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels. •

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