Kempinski Hotels expansion plans 15 new hotels with 3,888 rooms in the coming 18 months

Cayo Guillermo Resort Kempinski, Cuba – 245 rooms (Opening March 2020)
The all-new resort hotel in the paradisiac location of Cayo Guillermo, approximately 500 kilometres east of Havana, offers the brand’s discerning guests an experience of exclusivity and privacy away from the hustle and bustle of the tropical island’s capital city. Cuba’s first non-all-inclusive resort hotel is certainly the luxury hideaway from the crowds. The hotel offers a uniquely refreshing and authentic experience, inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s legacy and love for the Cayo, reimagined for the contemporary traveller. Surrounded by a breathtaking natural landscape and extensive gardens, it offers 245 rooms and suites. These include six over-water villas with stunning panoramic views and a minimum size of at least 75 sq m each, plus a 200 sq m over-water presidential suite, all of which have private pools.

7 Pines Kempinski Ibiza, Spain – 186 suites (Seasonal Opening May 2020)
7Pines Kempinski Ibiza is nestled in a pine grove on the cliffs of the west coast of Ibiza between the popular Cala Conta and the secluded Cala Codolar taking in an unique view over the sea in the rocky island of Es Vedrà. The breathtaking beauty and cultural diversity of the island, combined with the excellent gastronomy, the surrounding nature reserves and the secluded shorelines make. 7Pines Kempinski Ibiza is the perfect place to find balance. 186 spacious suites are spread out over a sprawling park to lend the resort all the charm of an Ibizan village. The open-plan architecture of the one and two-bedroom suites ensures plenty of natural light and moments of wellbeing.With the luxury furnishings and amenities, the emphasis is on enjoyment and making sure guests lack for nothing during their stay.

Kempinski Hotel Tbilisi Georgia – 95 rooms (Opening 2020)
The all-new property, consisting of at least 95 rooms and suites, is set to open in Q3 2020. Generosity is at the very core of this property’s design, since the hotel offers the largest guest rooms in the city – minimum 40 sq m – and luxuriously spacious suites. To make the most of the spectacular views, guests are able to venture onto the exclusive rooftop terrace, or quietly take in their surroundings from the comfort of their own private terrace, which accompanies half of all rooms. Positioning the hotel as a culinary hub both for locals and tourists, the facilities includes a range of exclusive gastronomic experiences. Nestled at the foot of the majestic Mount Mtazminda, guests may immerse themselves in the untapped historical charm of Tbilisi’s wooden houses, hanging balconies, cobblestone streets and local shops.

The David Kempinski Tel Aviv – 250 rooms (Opening 2020)
The David Kempinski Tel Aviv will be the first Kempinski hotel in Israël. The hotel is prominently located on Hayarkon Street, the vibrant beach promenade in the heart of the city. The 32-storey hotel features 250 rooms including 56 suites with a stunning view of the beach and the Mediterranean Sea. One of the major highlights is the David Suite which offers 250 sq m of ultimate luxury spreading over three floors including two bedrooms, a living-room, a private pool and a fitness room. Guests at The David Kempinski Tel Aviv enjoy a large selection of culinary
outlets including a cigar and whisky bar, the Joppa restaurant delivering the best of the Mediterranean cuisine and a roof bar located on the 32nd floor. The wellness offer includes two outdoor swimming pools, a gym and a spa. Banqueting facilities with state-of-the-art equipment and an 800 sq m ballroom as well as an Atrium for cocktail parties overlooking the Mediterranean Sea complete the offer.

7 Pines Kempinski Manhattan, New York, USA – 147 rooms (Opening 2021)
20 more hotels are planned by 2022 under the strategic partnership with 12.18. Investment Management GmbH. The expansion plan includes the San Carlos Hotel, the first hotel of Kempinski in the American Metropolis. Originally built in 1927, the property is located in Manhattan’s central and fashionable Midtown East, close to the Rockefeller Center and the Museum of Modern Art, and goes through a total refurbishment before re-opening as The 7Pines Kempinski Manhattan by 2021.

Kempinski Hotel Brazzaville, Republic of Congo – 178 rooms (Opening 2021)
The Kempinski Hotel Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo is a mixed-use development. The hotel features 178 rooms in a prime location on the Congo River, offering pleasant views over the water and the surrounding tropical landscape. Located close to the central business district, Kempinski Hotel Brazzaville caters to this market with facilities including a ballroom and various meeting rooms. Guests may enjoy a range of activities including an outdoor swimming pool and bar, a kid’s club and tennis club. The F&B offering includes an all-day-dining outlet, fine dining restaurant, rooftop bar and lobby lounge. Guests also have access to a casino, nightclub and retail facilities.

Universal Studios Grand Hotel – Universal Resort Beijing – 800

As the first- ever Universal-themed hotel, The Universal Studios Grand Hotel, resplendent in classic, dazzling glory, will offer a contemporary interpretation of the Hollywood Golden Age. Designed in classic Spanish style, the hotel’s 800 rooms will be positioned at the entrance
to the Universal Studios Beijing theme park and serve as a beacon of relaxation and escape for guests. The Universal Studios Grand Hotel will present an authentic, Universal-themed, resort-style vacation that will immerse guests in the company’s century-long contribution to the film industry and celebrate the glamour of the Golden Age itself.

NUO Resort Hotel – Universal Beijing Resort – 400 rooms

The NUO Resort Hotel – Universal Beijing Resort will offer a luxurious and picturesque escape exemplifying the beauty of China’s ancient royal gardens. It is the first-ever resort hotel from NUO, one of the country’s first homegrown luxury hotel brands. Inspired by the Chinese traditional
cultural and artistic achievements, featuring modern meets simplicity, this hotel will mix business with pleasure and art with technology, as well as sustainability. Located beside the park’s waterway and designed to create the feel of a private retreat, the approximately 400-room NUO Resort Hotel represents a tranquil island amidst the fast-paced energy of the resort.

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 76 five-star hotels and residences in 34 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 comprises 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 embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.


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