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 Kempinski Hotels Selects Jesson + Company

Toronto, ON, September 4, 2012 – Jesson + Company Communications Inc. is pleased to announce that the legendary Kempinski Hotels, Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, has joined its roster of international clients.

Kempinski Hotels is a luxury hotel group that owns and operates an international portfolio of 73 hotels among them legendary properties such as: The Adlon (Berlin); Emirates Palace (Abu Dhabi); Vier Jahreszeiten (Munich); The Stafford (London); Çırağan Palace (Istanbul); The Baltschug (Moscow); and The Grand Hotel (Geneva).

A further 53 new properties are in development with 14 opening by the end of 2013.  These include locations in Delhi (India), Accra (Ghana), Haitang Bay (Sanya), Taiyuan (Taiwan), Qingdao and Chonqing (China), Vilnius (Lithuania) Nikolskaya (Moscow – second property), Nairobi (Kenya), Abuja (Kenya), Cairo (Egypt), Batumi (Georgia), Al Dkhobar (Saudi Arabia) Beirut (Lebanon) and Vienna (Austria).  The company is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance that includes some 300 luxury hotels with over 65,000 rooms in 51 different countries.

Founded in 1897 in Germany, today the company sets the standard for hospitality in “grand European-style” hotel luxury.  Kempinski aspires to serve people who expect excellence and value individuality.  To achieve its goals Kempinski is committed to invest heavily in talent, training and education.  Kempinski plans to continue development in prime European destinations.  At the same time expansion continues in China, the Middle East and Africa.

The Jesson team will assist Kempinski Hotels in raising its brand awareness throughout North America.  “We are honoured to be chosen by this venerable hotel brand,” said Barbara Jesson, President of Jesson + Company.  “It reflects the quality of travel expertise of our team.”  The Jesson + Company team has worked with leading travel and hospitality organizations around the world.

About Jesson + Company

Jesson + Company is a full-service Canadian public relations and marketing communications company serving clients throughout North America and internationally.  Jesson + Company’s clients include a wide range of international luxury lifestyle and travel brands including Lufthansa German Airlines and Porsche Design Toronto.  For premium spirits producer William Grant & Sons, Jesson represents The Balvenie, Glenfiddich, world’s most awarded single malt Scotch whisky and Hendrick’s Gin.  Jesson + Company recently helped introduce the TRUMP brand into Canada with the opening of the first TRUMP International Hotel and Tower in Toronto.

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For more information, please contact:
Nicola Blazier
Jesson + Company Communications Inc.
T: 416-323-7828 ext.34
nblazier@jessonco.com