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106371 16 Jul 2019

Mark Timbrell appointed as General Manager of Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort in Lebanon

24 years of experience out of 35 in the Levant and GCC areas including Lebanon, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan and Qatar.

Beirut, July 2019 – Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort’s management is delighted to welcome Mark Timbrell, British national, as the hotel General Manager.

 Timbrell joins Kempinski Lebanon from his most recent role as General Manager with Kempinski Hotel Amman and returns to Beirut after seven years where he previously managed Gefinor Rotana in Hamra.

 Timbrell comes with a vast knowledge of the region, having 24 years of experience out of 35 in the Levant and GCC areas including Lebanon, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan and Qatar. He has developed a sound career with respected international hospitality groups such as Kempinski Hotels, InterContinental Hotels Group and Rotana Hotels Group having held different positions in management, Sales and Marketing and an operational background with strong emphasis on Front Office, F&B and Banquet operations.

 Commenting on his new appointment, he said: “After 12 years of holding General Management positions with business, resort and airport properties, today, I am delighted to be back in Lebanon with Kempinski Hotels, and to contribute to the success of this amazing hotel and resort, sustaining its position among the best in Beirut. I enthusiastically look forward to working with all the team to create beautiful performances leading to more achievements and memorable journeys inspired by our outstanding hospitality with a European Flair”.


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 78 five-star hotels and residences in 34 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.www.kempinski.com  www.discoveryloyalty.com



About Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort: Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort is one of Lebanon’s most iconic five-star luxury hotels and beach resorts, having opened its doors in September 2016 to introduce unparalleled luxury to Beirut. A distinguished location on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, a hotel and resort uniquely famous for its own private beach and marina, a standalone Resense Spa, a labyrinth of pools with pool-bars and private Jacuzzi bungalows. The facility embraces 153 rooms and suites elegantly designed with breath-taking views, a refined Cigar and Single Malt lounge, and substantial indoor and outdoor garden venues. https://www.kempinski.com/en/beirut/kempinski-summerland-hotel-resort/