The ten-time Grammy award winner George Benson was invited on his first visit to the island by Bahrain Economic Development Board to close the curtain of Spring of Culture 2012. During his 3-day visit, George Benson, joined by his 5-piece band, enjoyed the cultural activities of the Kingdom and experienced the finest European trademark hospitality at Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre.
“We were delighted to host the legendary musician George Benson at the Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City and feel privileged he accepted our invitation and gave us an opportunity to extend our finest European hospitality, Kempinski is worldwide renowned for. We are thrilled that George Benson enjoyed his stay with us and as a memento, he presented the hotel with a signed guitar. The Kempinski team is honoured to accept this souvenir,” said Stephan Kaminski, General Manager, Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre.
Nestled in the heart of Bahrain’s fashionable Seef district and connected to the island’s biggest shopping destination, Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre is home to eight delectable dining options and showcases a total of 460 guest rooms and 79 suites within the hotel’s two unique towers. Kempinski Grand Hotel and Kempinski Ixir Hotel blend traditional elegance with contemporary luxury to serve both business and leisure travellers alike whilst providing a quintessential haven of comfort, privacy and relaxation.
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 73 five-star hotels in 31 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.
Hilary Philpott • Public Relations Manager • Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre • Tel +973 17171409 • mobile +973 38885891 • firstname.lastname@example.org •