Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square appoints a new General Manager
The Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square, a leading 5 star hotel in Vilnius, announced the appointment of Kees Heuveling, as the new hotel general manager. Kees Heuveling, will continue his work at the luxurious hotel in Vilnius after a successful six year period at other Kempinski properties.
Kees Heuveling was born in the Netherlands and began his studies at Hotelfachschule D. Speiser Tegernsee (Germany). During his career, Mr. Hueveling developed a strong background in food and beverage management by working in various properties in the Middle East, Asia and Europe. In 2007, he started with Kempinski Hotels as the hotel manager at the Kempinshi Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea. Since then, he has worked as the hotel manager at the Emirates Palace managed by Kempinski in Abu Dhabi, and as the general manager of the Kempinski N‘Djamena in Chad.
Kees Heuveling replaced Noel Attard who, after a successful opening of the Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square and first year of operation, has been appointed as the new general manager of Kempinski Hotel Plaza Minsk.
General manager Kees Heuveling states: “I am very proud and honored to work at the beautiful Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square in this beautiful city, and will do everything possible to go with the team from “Good to Best”.
About Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square
Conveniently located in Vilnius Old Town, the Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square offers 96 lavish rooms and luxurious suites. The majority of the rooms offer picturesque views of either Vilnius’s Old Town or the city’s iconic Cathedral Square. The hotel includes a modern conference centre of 600 sq. m with state-of-the-art amenities and can be divided into six separate conference rooms, ideally suited for round table meetings, board meetings, presentations and break-out sessions.The hotel features two restaurants, the Telegrafas and Le Salon Bar and Lounge as well as the Kempinski The Spa, an exceptional relaxation, exercise and wellness centre with six treatment rooms, a fitness area, heated indoor pool and separate Finnish and steam saunas.
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 manages a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels in 32 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.