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Meet Herman Kemp, General Manager of Kuala Lumpur’s First Park Hyatt, Where Luxury is Personal

Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, in the iconic Merdeka 118, will soon dominate the skyline, blending modernity with tradition in a culturally significant location.

Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, in the iconic Merdeka 118, will soon dominate the skyline, blending modernity with tradition in a culturally significant location.

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14, 2024 – Amidst Kuala Lumpur’s ever-changing landscape, the highly anticipated Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will be the new focal point on the striking skyline of Malaysia’s capital city. Situated in the tallest building in Southeast Asia – the iconic Merdeka 118 – Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur lies within a culturally and historically significant address, where modernity meets tradition. 

Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is pleased to announce the appointment of Herman Kemp as the General Manager of the  hotel. Having served the industry for more than 20 years, Kemp’s journey as the General Manager of Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur exemplifies his unwavering dedication to achieving excellence. Motivated by his parents’ passion in hospitality, Kemp was inspired to pursue a career within the hotel industry. “I was drawn to the energy, the  diversity, and the opportunity to curate personalized experiences for people,” Kemp recalls.  

Kemp’s formal education at the Hotelschool The Hague equipped him for a successful career. Yet, it was his innate ability to connect with people, coupled with his unwavering dedication, that set him apart. His tenure with Hyatt Hotels Corporation began almost a decade ago, during which he held key positions in some of the group’s most prestigious properties. “Hospitality is about people,” Kemp asserts. “It is about understanding their needs, anticipating their desires, and exceeding their expectations. This philosophy drives everything we do at Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur.” 

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Herman Kemp - General Manager Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
“Hospitality is about people, it is about understanding their needs, anticipating their desires, and exceeding their expectations. This philosophy drives everything we do at Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur.” Kemp asserts.

Outside of the hotel, Kemp is an avid runner and frequently participates in international marathons. Drawing parallels between his favourite pastime and his professional journey, he identifies shared values such as dedication, consistency and determination. He also enjoys immersing in local culture and discovering local cuisines with his family. 

Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur is a sanctuary in the sky and each guestroom is thoughtfully designed to offer a refined  home away from home experience. The hotel will introduce innovative dining concepts, world-class wellness facilities, and curated cultural experiences that reflect the vibrant spirit of the city. “Having been a global traveler for many years, Malaysia now feels like home, and I am excited for my journey with Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur. The hotel epitomizes luxury with an impeccable blend of sophisticated elegance and personalized services along with breathtaking views. From the moment of arrival, every detail is thoughtfully curated to provide an unparalleled level of comfort and indulgence, making each stay a truly memorable experience.”  

Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur will mark the debut of the first Park Hyatt hotel in Malaysia. For more information, please visit the official hotel website and follow Park Hyatt Kuala Lumpur on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn

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