Kempinski Hotel Adriatic Appoints New Hotel Manager
Savudrija, April 5, 2015 - Kempinski Hotel Adriatic has announced the appointment of Zoltan Somlyai as the new hotel manager to lead the first five-star luxury golf and spa resort in Croatian Istria. With more than twenty years of experience in the hospitality sector, Mr Somlyai is a true Kempinski ambassador, whose leadership will raise the level of excellence of this proud member of Kempinski Group to even greater heights.
A Hungarian national, Mr Somlyai started his career with Kempinski Corvinus in Budapest, where he successfully held various managerial positions. He gained vast and well-rounded management experience and skills within the European properties of the Kempinski Group. Over the last five years, Mr Somlyai rose from the role of resident manager to the rank of hotel manager. Prior joining Kempinski Hotel Adriatic, he held the position of acting general manager at Kempinski Hotel Badamdar Baku.
“I am delighted to be in Croatia and to further develop the established benchmark for outstanding service together with the hotel team. This is an exciting time for me and I am confident that we will continue to strengthen the hotel’s reputation and deliver the promise of excellence both to our guests and partners,” said Mr Somlyai.
A passionate hotelier, Mr Somlyai is married with one son and is an excellent horse rider and rally racer.
About Kempinski Hotel Adriatic
Easy reachable by car from many European capitals, the Kempinski Hotel Adriatic opened in August 2009 as the first Croatian 5-star luxury seaside golf & spa resort. Located on the largest peninsula of the Adriatic Sea, it offers a stunning view over Croatia, Slovenia, Italy and the Alps. The hotel boasts 186 exclusively furnished rooms and suites, two gourmet restaurants, three bars, a 3000 sq m Spa with gym, Kempi Kids Club, a private chapel surrounded by a Mediterranean garden, a serviced beach, different conference facilities as a separate conference centre directly overlooking the Adriatic. Part of the resort’s offer is also the Golf Club Adriatic, the first 18-holes golf course in the Istrian region.
About Kempinski Hotels
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 76 five-star hotels in 31 country 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.
For bookings and more information:
www.kempinski.com/press • www.globalhotelalliance.com
Sandra Grčić • Personal Assistant to General Manager • Kempinski Hotel Adriatic Istria Croatia
Alberi 300 A • 52475 Savudrija • Istria • Croatia
Tel +385 52 707 024 • Fax +385 52 737 093
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