Starwood takes management of Bahrain City Centre hotels from Kempinski

Gulf Daily News is reporting that Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide will operate the two hotel towers at Bahrain City Centre, taking over from Kempinski.

Starwood's two leading brands, Le Meridien and Sheraton, will manage the two-tower hotel currently housing the Kempinski Grand and Ixir Hotel. The Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim Group, the owner and operator of Bahrain City Centre and Kempinski, had decided to end their management agreement for the hotel.

Kempinski said it will continue to manage the hotel up until midnight on June 30 when it will formally hand over the property to Majid Al Futtaim.

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