11 Facts About Kempinski


Kempinski Hotels S A, commonly known as Kempinski, is a luxury hotel management company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Berthold Kempinski was born on 10 October 1843 in Posen .

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The Kempinski family was already successfully active in the wine trade from 1862.

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In 1872 it extended its company to Berlin, where Berthold Kempinski opened a wine merchant's business under his name in the Friedrichstraße.

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Berthold Kempinski finally transferred the firm to his son-in-law on condition that he kept the name Kempinski.

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In February 2017, the two existing shareholders of Kempinski AG formalized previous plans for an equity transfer between them.

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The majority shares of Kempinski AG are held by the existing Bahraini shareholder while the shareholder from Thailand holds a minority.

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Recently, the Kempinski chain opened a brand new hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel, complete with a full spa and restaurant in the hottest spot of the city.

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Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance which was founded in Geneva in 2004.

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Kempinski is a founding member of BE Health, a non-profit association, duly organised and existing under Swiss law, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Kempinski believes that business can make a positive impact in limiting the spread of infectious diseases.

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