Kempinski Hotel Muscat’s Omani Management and Culinary Team Talent Programme

Roundup Wednesday 14/September/2022 21:16 PM
By: Times News Service
Kempinski Hotel Muscat’s Omani Management and Culinary Team Talent Programme

Muscat: Over the course of the last three-months, six key Omani talents from the management, front office and culinary teams were selected to be part of Kempinski Hotel Muscat’s talent programme.

The team members were part of a six-week and eight-week cross exposure programme at five renowned Kempinski hotels in key feeder markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as part of the brand’s vision of being the “Employer of Choice” for local talents in luxury hospitality in Oman. The participating hotels were Kempinski Hotel Das Tirol, Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden, Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München, Kempinski Seychelles Resort and Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl - Doha.

As part of the programme, the task force team members were nominated to provide the necessary support to the selected hotels, to experience how some of our Kempinski hotel’s conduct their day to day business and provide their local versions of beautiful performances.

Kempinski Hotel Muscat, General Manager Mr Carsten Wiegandt, said “as part of our contribution to Oman’s 2040 vision and to further strengthen our local Omani talent and the next generation of leaders, we are proud to take part in this program. We fully support our shared values of encouraging creativity and innovation through the development of individual expertise, and are rooted in our authentic care for what we do. It is of utmost importance that we uphold Kempinski’s philosophy of finding and developing local talents through training at various Kempinski hotels worldwide.”

The participating team members from the Culinary Department showcased exquisite Omani and Arabic food in the hotel’s restaurants which saw a lot of excitement and great feedback from hotels in Europe. Key positions from the Leadership Committee included Hotel Manager Ms Nadine Al Balushi, Human Resources Manager Ms Shamsa Al Wardi and Director of Finance Mr Mohammed Al Harrasi, providing invaluable support to the hotels that they were assigned.

About Kempinski Hotel Muscat:

Nestled within the community of Al Mouj Muscat and encompassing over 6 km of stunning coastline, Kempinski Hotel Muscat is an unparalleled luxury destination in the capital of Oman.

With 310 rooms and suites, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, ten authentic restaurants and lounges, a fully equipped fitness centre and a luxury spa experience, guests can immerse themselves in the finer things in life. A gateway to an authentic Omani adventure, Kempinski Hotel Muscat provides a blend of local traditions and world-class European luxury.

About Kempinski:

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 79 five-star hotels and residences in 34 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. 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.