Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok’s donation in the fight against COVID-19
Bangkok, 17 April 2020 – Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, our corporate member, Managing Director Richard Schestak supported by members of the hotel’s management team, presented 3,000 face shields to Dr Akom Praditsuwan, Deputy Director-General Department of Health Service Support under Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health and Mrs Saowapa Jongkitipong, Director of International Health Division and team. The donation is designed to provide vital support to village health volunteers working in rural provinces throughout Thailand including the three Southern border provinces of Yala, Narathiwat and Pattani and other regions that are recording high numbers of cases of COVID-19.
Pictured from left to right are the members of the Department of Health Service Support: Ms Phonnipha Nuchwong, Deputy Director Bureau of Administration; Mrs Chantana Chindatawornkij, Director of Law Division; Mrs Saowapa Jongkitipong, Director of International Health Division; and Dr Akom Praditsuwan, Deputy Director-General Department of Health Service Support. Pictured from right to left are the members of Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok’s management team: Mrs Lalidapun Chavananand, Director of Public Relations; Mr Parkpoom Chinmeteepituck, Director of Human Resources; Mrs Chanidapa Buranasilpin, Director of Sales and Marketing; and Mr Richard Schestak, Managing Director.
About Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok: On 27 September 2010, Kempinski Hotels, Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, opened its first Thailand property in the capital city of Bangkok, Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, the city-resort adjacent to Sra Pathum Palace, located in the heart of Bangkok’s premier shopping and entertainment district. The luxury five-star hotel combines Kempinski’s trademark European flair with traditional Thai hospitality. Every one of the hotel’s 397 guestrooms and suites overlooks the property’s surrounding gardens and pools, and 22 rooms have direct access to the pool. Thailand’s artistic heritage is a key theme of Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok. The property displays 4,000 pieces of art, including over 200 original paintings and sculptures by Thai artists commissioned to create art for the property.
About Kempinski: 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. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 78 five-star hotels and residences in 34 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences.
Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.
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