Kempinski Hotel Chengdu announces the appointment, effective 1st March 2019, of Jonas Illing as General Manager of Kempinski Hotel.
Jonas graduated in Hospitality Management from Swiss Hotel Management School Lucerne and started his career in the industry as Chef apprentice in Germany. He has stayed dynamic and passionate throughout his 17-year hospitality career, and worked for Baraza Resort & Spa Zanzibar, Tanzania; Swiss-Belhotel International, Indonesia; and Amari Atrium Bangkok, Thailand as Operations Manager. In 2016, Jonas joined Kempinski as Hotel Manager at Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. His acquired extensive operations experience has always helped him find unique and efficient tactics for hotels. Jonas will officially serve as General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Chengdu on 1 March 2019.
As General Manager, Jonas is innovative and consistent when it comes to his work style, he believes in teamwork and the philosophy of hospitality. In his new role, he will be leading the hotel otel to further improve all stakeholder returns.