Industry Update
Appointment22 January 2020

Karim Tayach

Appointed Cluster General Manager
At Kempinski Hotels in Doha, Qatar

Karim Tayach

Kempinski Hotels has appointed Karim Tayach as the new Cluster General Manager of Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl - Doha & Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha. He joins Kempinski from his most recent assignment as General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Bali.

Karim brings to his new role a wealth of experience and expertise and will drive the performance of The Pearl island landmark and West Bay's tallest residence tower to further growth and success.

Coming from a successful hotelier family, he has been in the luxury hotel industry for more than 27 years and started his journey as a Corporate Management Trainee at the Hyatt Regency Makkah in Saudi Arabia. He then climbed the career ladder from Food & Beverage roles within

the Ritz Carlton Hotels in Dubai, Doha and Jakarta until he took it to the next level and became General Manager at the Ritz Carlton Jakarta Pacific Place in 2007 followed by an assignment as General Manager at the Ritz Carlton Bali in 2013.

Karim is a Tunisian-German national who speaks fluent English, German, Italian, in addition to his Arabic and French mother tongues.

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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.
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