Stephan Interthal appointed General Manager of Kempinski Budapest
1 September, 2014 - Kempinski Hotel Corvinus welcomes back Stephan Interthal, new General Manager of the Budapest property.
Before his appointment, Mr Interthal was in charge of Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow from July 2013, where he oversaw the final stages of a 20-million-euro renovation project as well as the repositioning of the hotel. Prior to Moscow, he spent three-and-a-half years managing Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa, the Kempinski's flagship property in China.
He now returns to Budapest, where he held the position of General Manager from 1997 to 2004, during which years he, like his current predecessor, Emile Bootsma, implemented comprehensive refurbishment project at the Corvinus. While the entire ground floor of the hotel has reborn with a new gastronomy concept during the tenure of Mr Bootsma, Mr Interthal orchestrated ambitious renovation works to overhaul all of the rooms and suites, the spa and the restaurant.
Stephan Interthal is a graduate of the Cornell University and the recipient of a European Business MBA from Reims Management School in 2000. A true hotelier with management experience at Kempinski’s finest properties, including Kempinski Vier Jahreszeiten Munich and the legendary Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin, Mr Interthal offers a wealth of experience from more than three decades in the hospitality industry. Throughout his remarkable career, he has consistently advocated for providing customers with impeccable service that exceeds expectations.
A German national, Mr Interthal speaks fluent English in addition to his mother tongue, and he is conversant in French. His passions in life are fine dining, wine and hospitality. His hobbies include travel and golf.
About Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest:
The first Hungarian member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest established and continues to re-invent international luxury, in its outfitting as well as its service. In its boldly contemporary, generously spacious building in the very heart of Budapest, it offers 316 splendid rooms and 33 chic suites. The new gastronomy concepts were set to make a mark in the local culinary scene. Guests can enjoy the laid-back and local ÉS Bisztró, world-class Nobu Restaurant, The Living Room and Blue Fox The Bar. The Kempinski Corvinus also operates Kempinski The Spa and the unique Kempinski Gallery, which specialises in modern Hungarian art.
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 manages a portfolio of 74 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 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 hotel brands, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2014.
For more information on Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest, please visit www.kempinski.com/budapest For further press information, please contact:
Ildikó Dudás • Marketing Manager
Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest
Erzsébet tér 7-8 • Budapest -1051 • Hungary
Tel +36 1 429 3578 • Fax +36 1 429 4999 • Mobile +36 20 474 5018