Kempinski Hotels, brings Manish Nambiar as Hotel Manager for its upcoming luxury property, Kempinski Ambience Hotel Delhi, to replicate the success he delivered in Africa, Asia and Middle East. Fluent in six languages including French and Arabic, Manish brings with him over 16 years of hospitality experience with a unique combination of conceptual and culinary knowledge, besides strong operations management, sales, product marketing, business development, and project management skills.
A great believer in employee empowerment and talent development, Nambiar was the Hotel Manager at Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, Egypt, where he ensured high rankings for the hotel on quality audits, customer ratings, employee satisfaction and revenues. Prior to this, he has also delivered success for Kempinski in the ME&A and East African regions including Bilila Lodge Serengeti, Kempinski Arusha, Kempinski Nile Cairo, Kempinski Stone Town Zanzibar, Kempinski Bahrain, Shaza Medina, Shaza Marakesh, Kilimanjaro Kempinski in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Zamani Zanzibar Kempinski. Manish has also contributed to the opening of Kempinski hotels in Chad and Djibouti.
In his new role, Manish will be responsible for directing the pre-opening activities relating to finance, marketing and guest services at the upcoming Kempinski Ambience Hotel Delhi, and will be conceptualizing restaurant themes and designs, developing vendors, and Operating Supplies and Equipment (OS&E) identification and procurement for the first Kempinski’s hotel in India.