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Kempinski Bahrain and Sixt Rent a Car Sign a Key Agreement

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Kempinski Bahrain and Sixt Rent a Car Sign a Key Agreement

Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre and Sixt Rent a Car Sign an Agreement for Exclusive Services

Manama, October 27, 2013: Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre and Europe’s number one rent a car company Sixt, under the Bin Hindi Transport Company; have signed an exclusive partnership deal.  With this landmark agreement, Sixt rent a car provides limousine services to the hotel’s guests. Sixt also operates a rent a car service counter at the hotel, catering to guests who need that extra convenience of a 5-star stay with a 5-star drive in a moment’s notice.

“We are pleased to team with Sixt in Bahrain, continuing with the global partnership of Kempinski Hotels and Sixt. The simplicity of obtaining a car directly at the hotel, or pre-arranged at the airport, is a great benefit for our guests. We are also offering ready-made stay and drive packages to make it even more stress-free to plan ahead” says Puneet Singh, General Manager of Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre.

All chauffeur driven limousines in the Kempinski fleet are equipped with Wi-Fi, enabling guests to connect online immediately after their arrival to Bahrain. Kempinski and Sixt are the first to offer this service in the country.

“It’s a win-win situation for two great European brands, which both have the highest customer service standard levels in their respective fields. Today’s up-market clientele looking for convenience appreciate the combination as it blends elegance in hospitality and elegance in mobility perfectly” says Lloyd Lourdes Mendes, Sixt rent a car Bahrain Franchise Manager.

Kempinski Hotels and Sixt have a worldwide preferred partner agreement providing both limousine and car rental services. Whether the guest prefers to be picked and driven around by a chauffeur in a luxurious limousine, or select a car exact to their liking from the vast selection of cars, Sixt will have the car of each guest’s choice waiting upon arrival to the hotel.



Photo - From left to right: Lloyd Lourdes Mendes (Sixt rent a car Bahrain Franchise Manager), A.Aziz Bin Hindi (A.A Bin Hindi Vice President & COO), Puneet Singh  (General Manager, Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre), Mo’men Shawqi Ahmed (A.A Bin Hindi Senior PR & Media Manager) and Sari Mabire (PR Manager Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre).

About Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre

Nestled in the heart of Bahrain’s fashionable Seef District and connected to the island’s premier leisure and entertainment destination, Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre offers a new level of luxury and exclusivity to stylish and discerning travellers in Bahrain. With 460 rooms, the hotel offers outstanding culinary experiences and a quintessential haven of comfort within two unique towers, Kempinski Grand Hotel and Kempinski Ixir Hotel. World-class conference and business facilities distinguish the hotel as the premium choice for the most astute business travellers while an array of world class amenities make it a vacation spot where memories are made.

This new, luxurious 5-star property from the distinguished Kempinski Group invites guests to discover a new wealth of accommodation where crisp hotel luxury meets genuine Arabic hospitality, harmonized with European flair. Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre is a Majid Al Futtaim property.

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 74 five-star hotels in 30 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 hotels.

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About Sixt Bahrain

Europe’s No.1 & Bahrain’s fast growing rent a car company Sixt under the Bin Hindi Transport Co.

Since its inception back in 2007, Sixt rent a car has grown in popularity due to its convenient online booking services – book locally and drive over 105 countries, and newest fleet in town that caters to all types of clientele – from standard cars to high-end marquees, rental or limousine services, daily rentals to long-term lease deals and chauffer driven services.

Sixt also has its outlets at the Bahrain International Airport, Juffair and Exhibition Road which makes a total 4 outlets. Bin Hindi Transport company has also lined up massive expansion plans in the coming year. Follow us on our social media channels:

Issued by:

Sari Mabire • Public Relations Manager

Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre

Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Highway • Al Seef, Manama • Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel +973 17171409 • Mobile +973 39449184  • sari.mabire@kempinski.com