Industry Update
Appointment 6 September 2021

Manish Nambiar

Appointed Area General Manager Accra
At Kempinski Hotels Africa in Accra, Ghana

Manish Nambiar

A well known expert in the luxury hotel industry in Africa, Manish Nambiar is the new Area General Manager in charge of this region for Kempinski Hotels. He joined the company in 2004 as Regional Executive Chef and held several leadership roles such as the hotel manager in Kempinski Soma Bay in Egypt or the Kempinski Hotel Delhi in India. As he progressed in his career over the last 17 years, he was appointed Cluster General Manager of Kempinski Kenya and subsequently the General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra in Ghana, where he successfully positioned the hotel as the market leader. Manish completed his hospitality studies at the Indian Institute of Hotel Management and European Executive MBA from Reims Management School. A part from his general manager position in Accra, he now oversees in his new role Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi and Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara in Kenya, Djibouti Palace Kempinski, Kempinski Seychelles Resort as well as three hotels in Egypt, Kempinski Nile Hotel and Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski in Cairo and Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay.

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