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Kempinski Hotels Appoints General Manager for Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea and Area Director for Jordan

Ulrich Eckhardt, President of Middle East Africa Kempinski Hotels, welcomes Henk Meyknecht to Jordan in his new role as General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea and Area Director for Jordan.

The Dutch born hotelier grew up in a family of hoteliers and studied at the Hotelschool Maastricht (Netherlands) and Cornell University (New York). His global career spans 25 years, with appointments in Europe, North America and Asia with Hilton, International Continental and Peninsula Hotels. Henk was recently transferred from Kempinski Shanghai starting his new assignment in Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea as well as overlooking the region of Jordan.

Upon arrival he commented “I am proud to be part of the legendary Kempinski brand and I look forward to developing the unique positioning Kempinski enjoys in the Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan and to building on our successes. Moreover, I am more than excited to promote the Kingdom as a unique tourist destination in the Middle East".