|Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna|
Associated Luxury Hotels International recently announced a major expansion with the addition of 76 properties outside of North America.
The hotels and resorts, all owned and/or operated by Kempinski Hotels, are in 31 countries outside of the U.S., with 17 hotels in Western Europe, 13 hotels in Eastern Europe, 26 hotels in Asia, 10 hotels in Africa, and 10 hotels in the Middle East.
The addition of these properties brings ALHI’s portfolio to over 250 hotels and resorts around the world, all of which serve the meetings and incentive marketplace.
Notable additions include the Hotel Adlon Kempinski opposite the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, the Ciragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul (the palace of the last Ottoman ruler), and the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok (the former summer palace of King Mongkuk, who was the protagonist in the story and film “The King and I”).
The 17 Kempinski hotel additions to ALHI’s GSO portfolio in Western Europe are located in Austria, Germany, Malta, Spain, and Switzerland. The 13 Eastern Europe hotel additions are situated in Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Turkey. The 10 hotels in the Middle East are located in Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates (UAE). The 26 hotels in Asia are situated in China, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, and Thailand.
Among the new global options in ALHI’s portfolio are: Kempinski Hotel Frankfurt Gravenbruch (Frankfurt, Germany); Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai (Shanghai, China); Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva (Geneva, Switzerland); Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai (Dubai, United Arab Emirates); Kempinski Hotel Bahia Marbella Estepona (Estepona, Spain); Kempinski Palace Portoroz (Portoroz, Slovenia); Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow (Moscow, Russia); Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains St. Moritz (St. Moritz, Switzerland); Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest (Budapest, Hungary); Kempinski Hotel Das Tirol (Jochberg/Kitzbuehel, Austria); and Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna (Vienna, Austria).
Many of the 76 Kempinski hotels and resorts also will become new options in ALHI’s “Level 5 Collection” luxury brand segment.