Clausen has worked with the property since March 2018 as the hotel manager.He started working with Kempinski in 2007, as a sales management trainee at Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin, and progressed in the department.
In 2013, he moved to China, where he was appointed director of sales at Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Centre, before switching to operations as front office manager at Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai. Later, he was appointed director of rooms at Kempinski Hotel Gravenbruch Frankfurt, Germany.
“I am very proud to become the general manager of Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea, where I look forward to continuing to position our hotel as the leading luxury resort in Aqaba,” Clausen said.“With his international experience, expertise and in-depth knowledge of Kempinski, we are confident that Clausen will continue to lead Kempinski Hotel Aqaba towards more success and great achievements,” said Henk Meyknecht, COO of Kempinski Hotels Middle East and Africa, on the promotion.
Clausen graduated from Westcoast University of Applied Sciences in Germany and holds a bachelor’s degree in international tourism management.