Ghana’s finest five-star luxury hotel located in the heart of Accra, Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City has appointed Hanno Barkhoff as the new General Manager to ensure the continuity of its high standards of luxury hospitality.
With over 20 years of experience within the luxury industry, Hanno Barkhoff is no stranger to the Kempinski family, having started in Event Sales & Food & Beverage in 2002 at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin, Germany.
After gaining experience at several renowned hospitality brands across the globe, he returned to Germany in 2016, heading two of Kempinski’s flagship European hotels in Berlin and Munich as Hotel Manager over the past seven years.
Now, the German national brings a wealth of knowledge, a strong understanding of luxury hospitality and experience to the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra in his new role as General Manager.
Particularly, his savvy, hands-on and dynamic approach will be a great asset for the successful implementation of the ambitious food and beverage concept designed to elevate guests’ dining experience at the hotel.
In his acceptance speech, Hanno Barkhoff assured of working with the team to deliver top notch service delivery.
“I’m thrilled to continue my journey with Kempinski at this beautiful hotel in Accra,” said Hanno Barkhoff on his appointment.
“The Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra is well positioned as a market leader in the hotel industry in Ghana and I’m confident the dedication, passion and desire of the team to consistently create memorable experiences for all guests remain unwavering,” he said.
“Together, we will continue to delight guests, surprise them with fresh hotel offerings and showcase the seamless fusion of Ghana’s famed hospitality and local tradition with Kempinski’s European heritage.” he added.
Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City is a luxury lifestyle destination that has been designed to offer the highest standards of European luxury with the remarkable warmth and hospitality that Ghanaians are renowned for. Kempinski offers 269 rooms, including luxury suites and presidential suites.
The hotel is located in the downtown area, in close proximity to the State House, the Accra International Conference Centre and the National Theatre.
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.
Today the Kempinski Group operates 80 hotels and residences in 34 countries and currently has more than 25 prestigious projects under development around the globe.
Each five-star hotel reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage; each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences.
Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.