Geneva, 28 October 2022 – Resulting from an independent and anonymous survey run by Forbes and its partners, Kempinski Hotels ranks again, and a second time in a row, among the top three best employers in the travel and leisure industry on the prestigious Forbes World’s Best Employers List 2022. The just published accolade and outstanding achievement demonstrates the company's leading position and attractiveness as a sought-after employer, putting employees in the centre of its business and recognising the performance of each individual employee.
“We are very proud to be once more given this outstanding recognition by Forbes“, states Bernold Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer Kempinski Group and Chairman of the Management Board Kempinski AG. „As an employer with team members from 160 nationalities, we constantly evolve and strive to create a workplace where talents can develop their crafts and refine their skills while sharing a great sense of community and belonging. It’s crucial to us to make Kempinski a place where every colleague feels welcome.“
And Melissa Salibi, Chief Human Resources Officer Kempinski Hotels, adds: „For our 19,000 employees around the globe we constantly provide a stage where they can flourish and craft distinctive experiences and lasting memories for our guests. With Kempinski, they have the opportunity to make an impact and realise their full potential in remarkable locations. Our thanks go to each and every one in this company putting hard work into making our hotel group an employer of choice.“
"Being named as an industry leading employer is excellent news and demonstrates Kempinski Hotels' dedication to its employees. It shows how we develop our staff in their careers and how it will open doors for them around the world," said Pedro Hidalgo, Director of Human Resources at Kempinski Hotel Bahia.
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 81 five-star hotels and residences in 35 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. 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 hotel brands.
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Eva-Maria Panzer · Senior Director Corporate Public Relations
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