As part of the corporate social responsibility initiatives and the constant mission to support future talents of the local community, Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea & Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea held their annual Career Day at Kempinski Hotel Amman. This year, the event welcomed a huge number of participants from all around the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, with more than 600 candidates aiming to work and develop their careers in the luxury hospitality industry through Kempinski.
"The reason behind organizing this event on an annual basis is to constantly attract talented young people who are flexible and eager to learn and offer them career opportunities to work for kempinski Hotels and widen their knowledge and skills in the luxury hospitality industry,” Said Mr. Henk Meyknecht, General Manager and Area Director at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea.
During the event, participants had the opportunity to talk “one-on-one” with the general managers, senior executives and head of departments of the hotels; going into panel discussions where they were offered valuable advices and insights into career development in the luxury hospitality industry. One of the advices that were given to one of the candidates by Mr. Henk Meyknecht was “Success comes from within; we must be passionate, enthusiastic about what we want to achieve in our lives.”
As Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, Kempinski Hotels has been always committed to attracting the local talents of the cities where the hotels are located and offer them the opportunity to experience a remarkable European flair in a truly authentic atmosphere. A great example of someone who has developed himself with Kempinski is Chef Sudqi Al Naddaf who started his career at Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea and now mobbed to Kempinski Mall of the Emirates as theirExecutive Chef. Mr. Tarek Madanat who is now the Area Director of Sales & Marketing Levant Region and Mr. Wissam Sulieman who developed his career from Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea is now the General Manager of Kempinski Residences and Suites Doha, Qatar.