Muscat, September 2019 – Kempinski Hotel Muscat has recently announced the appointment of Firas Rashid as its Director of Sales and Marketing, a commercial expert with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry.
Prior to joining Kempinski Hotel Muscat Firas, held the position of Area Director of Sales & Marketing for a 5-star luxury hotel brand in Oman and was also a Cluster Director of Sales & Marketing in Thailand, in addition to various roles in renowned hotel chains around the world.
With his diverse experience in business development, hotel operations, and property development, he will also focus on creating strategic regional and international partnerships to position Kempinski Hotel Muscat and Oman as a destination for leisure as well as business travellers.
Designed with a variety of local Omani influences, the modern urban resort opened its doors in March 2018 and recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. Encompassing over 6 km of stunning coastline within Al Mouj Muscat, this unparalleled luxury destination in the capital of Oman blends traditional Omani hospitality with timeless European elegance. With 310 rooms and suites, 77 beachfront residences and villas, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, ten diverse restaurants and lounges, a fully equipped health club and a luxury spa experience, Kempinski Hotel Muscat is a gateway to an authentic Omani adventure.
About Kempinski Hotel Muscat:
Nestled within the community of Al Mouj Muscat and encompassing over 6 km of stunning coastline, Kempinski Hotel Muscat is an unparalleled luxury destination in the capital of Oman.
With 310 rooms and suites, 77 beachfront apartments and villas, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, 10 diverse restaurants and lounges, a fully equipped fitness centre and a luxury spa experience, guests can immerse themselves in the finer things in life. A gateway to an authentic Omani adventure, Kempinski Hotel Muscat provides a blend of local traditions and world-class European luxury.
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.