New Announcement

New Announcement

02 Feb 2023

Mr Eric Jan van Haastrecht appointed as new general manager at Kempinski Fuzhou

Fuzhou, 2 February 2023 – Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou welcomes its new General Manager, Mr Eric Jan van Haastrecht, who is from the Netherlands and has worked in China for almost 19 years. Eric Jan has held several Food and Beverage management and General Manager positions at IHG and Shangri-La properties in Beijing, Chengdu, Tianjin and Lanzhou, as well as being the General Manager at Golden Tulip properties under the Jinjiang Hotel Group in Shanghai. Eric Jan is rejoining Kempinski; he used to work at Kempinski Hotel Beijing Yansha Center in 2006. Prior to this new assignment, Eric Jan was Vice President Operations of the WD Group, a freestanding restaurant chain with its most famous brand being Latina Brazilian Steakhouse. In his leisure time he likes wine, sports and listening to music. Eric Jan has a good understanding of Chinese and has a deep culinary insight. He is very fond of Beijing duck and loves all kinds of Chinese noodles.


About Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou: Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou is part of a mixed-use complex with offices and a shopping village, featuring 327 rooms and suites, five outstanding dining venues, 3,700sq m of both indoor meeting space and outdoor garden as well as a state-of-the-art Kempinski Health Club and The Spa. All of this invites our guests to explore a destination that uniquely blends European flair with Fujian culture.

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 82 hotels and residences in 35 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.

Media contact:

Jessie Lin · Director of Marketing Communications

Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou

1, Hengyu Road · Jinan District · Fuzhou 350000 · China    

T +86 591 8899 9988 · M +86 177 5893 3079 ·[email protected]