Estepona, 16 August 2022 – Kempinski Hotels has appointed Lars Pursche as the new general manager at Kempinski Hotel Bahía, Estepona. Joining the five-star international luxury hotel in Southern Spain from his latest position as General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay in Egypt, Lars Pursche brings with him in-depth experience in the global hotel industry. The German native started with the luxury hotel brand in 2011 as Director of Sales & Marketing and was appointed General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Huizhou, China, in 2015. Since 2017, he successfully managed Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay on the shores of the Red Sea, where he led the team in delivering strong operational results and navigating the pandemic. The team at Kempinski Hotel Bahía is pleased to welcome Lars as he continues to build on the hotel’s legacy of 23 years in Spain.
“After a number of years located in Egypt, I am delighted to be leading another outstanding hotel in a popular holiday destination here on the Costa del Sol,” stated Lars Pursche, who joined the hotel a few weeks ago. “It is now time for us to focus on growth and welcoming guests from around the world as we continue to recover from the impactful last few years. I can already feel the positive energy of the hotel and its dedicated and motivated team members.”
Lars Pursche takes over the role of General Manager from Axel Bethke, who joined Kempinski Hotel Bahía in 2018.
About Kempinski Hotel Bahía
Kempinski Hotel Bahía, which is nestled in Estepona – Marbella, Spain, is a breathtaking luxury frontline beach resort with 145 rooms (including 17 suites) overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and hotel with subtropical gardens and pools, and also features a meeting and events centre, trendy culinary concepts and an exclusive Kempinski Spa.
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. Today the Kempinski Group operates 80 hotels and residences in 34 countries and currently has more than 25 prestigious projects under development around the globe. Each five-star hotel reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage; each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.
Kempinski Hotel Bahía
Ctra. de Cádiz, Km. 159 · 29680 Estepona · Spain
Tel: +34 952 809 500
Email: [email protected]