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Yixing, August 2013: Mr Lars Pursche has been appointed Executive Assistant Manager at Kempinski Hotel Yixing

Mr Lars Pursche joins Kempinski Hotel Yixing as its new Executive Assistant Manager. He comes with about 12 years of experience working in some of the finest five-star hotels in Europe, where he had the opportunity to enrich his managerial skills. Lars comes from Germany, the birthplace of Kempinski brand. This is his first posting in China.

Lars joined the Kempinski Group in 2011 and worked as Director of Sales and Marketing in Kempinski Hotel Airport Munich, which is a very successfully operated hotel.

Primarily encompassing European-based postings, Lars’s expertise and knowledge within key areas of hotel operations, coupled with his in-depth knowledge of European flair, will serve him well at Kempinski Hotel Yixing. His innovative spirit, as well as his managerial and performance driven approach, will surely be a positive asset to Kempinski Hotel Yixing.



About Kempinski Hotel Yixing:

Located near Shanghai and on the shores of the stunning Lake Taihu, Kempinski Hotel Yixing offers 446 rooms and suites, and nearly 2,650 square metres of function space, including 15 meeting rooms and two ballrooms, all equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

Kempinski Hotel Yixing offers a variety of dining choices, including YuanYuan Chinese Restaurant, which offers a blend of Cantonese cuisine and local Changzhou and Yixing cuisines and features 24 private rooms. Its all-day dining restaurant, Elements, is located on the 60th floor and allows guests to experience breath-taking panoramic views of Yixing City and Lake Taihu. Le Chai Wine Bar is the first of its kind in Yixing and offers a large outdoor terrace. Guests will also enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Bamboo Lobby Lounge. The hotel also boasts a spa, state-of-the-art fitness facilities and an indoor swimming pool overlooking Lake Taihu. Kempinski Hotel Yixing combines European luxury and Chinese culture, which blend perfectly in this new landmark hotel like a perfectly prepared cup of Chinese tea.



Editor’s note:

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 80 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 is imbued with 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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Media Contact:

Sammy Tong • P.R Manager • Kempinski Hotel Yixing

888 Jie Fang East Road • Yixing • Jiangsu Province • 21400 • China 

Tel +86 510 6866 8888 • Fax +86 510 6866 9999

Sammy.tong@kempinski.com • www.kempinski.com/yixing