On the move and new appointment…..
Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing & Yanqi Island announced the appointment of Albert Rouwendal as the new General Manager. A dynamic international hotelier with years of experience and a proven track record of professional success in providing superior service and leadership, Albert will oversee the Sunrise Kempinski and Yanqi Island hotels and a team of 1,000 dedicated employees.
A Dutch national, Mr. Rouwendal was most recently the Director of Operations and General Manager Benelux for Movenpick Hotels & Resorts based in Amsterdam.
Albert speaks fluent French, English and German, in addition to his mother tongue. Graduated from the Hotel Management School in the Netherlands, he started his international hospitality career with the IHG Paris and Hotel Le Meurice and rose through the ranks working in the international luxury hospitality industry, including various senior management positions for renowned international luxury hotel groups being IHG, Shangri-La, Hilton, Kempinski and Movenpick across Europe, The Middle East, Africa and Asia. His tenure as Principle Lecturer in Hospitality Management at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, contributed to his outstanding training capability and profound up to date insight into the hotel industry.