Kempinski Hotels spreads joy with ‘Smiles at Kempinski’: A CSR event for young adults with special needs

Kempinski Hotels spreads joy with ‘Smiles at Kempinski’: A CSR event for young adults with special needs


Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra encourages inclusivity and employment

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Accra, 10 August 2023 – Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra hosted its much-anticipated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) event, ‘Smiles at Kempinski’ at its esteemed property. This event was dedicated to spreading joy and creating unforgettable experiences for young adults with special needs in partnership with Klicks Africa Foundation and Woodfield Manor Autism & Special Needs School.

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The luxury 5-star hotel, located in the heart of Accra, opened its doors to enthusiastic teenagers and young adults, welcoming them with warm smiles and ensuring that every moment of their visit was filled with happiness and laughter. Through a series of engaging activities, including a special hotel tour, Kempinski aimed to foster an inclusive environment with exclusive departmental visits and enjoyable activities carefully curated to cater to the unique interests and talents of the young guests. This provided the opportunity for them to explore the magnificent property and experience the luxurious hospitality Kempinski is renowned for.

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Highlighting the significance of the event, Barbara Amissah, Director of Human Resources at Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra, stated, “As a hotel, we are conscious of our responsibility to support the local communicates where we operate; this is in our DNA and is captured under our flagship corporate social responsibility programme, BE Health. ‘Smiles at Kempinski’ represents a wonderful example of the true essence of our brand. We believe in every individual’s potential, and this event demonstrates our commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of these young adults.”

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Rozlaine Hakiki, Hotel Manager, expressed her excitement about the event, stating, “It was an honour to open our doors to these incredible individuals and share with them the magic of Kempinski. This event allowed us to celebrate the true essence of hospitality, kindness, inclusivity and making a positive impact on people’s lives.”

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As part of an empowering initiative, Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra will undertake a special project to support the communal integration of these individuals with special needs through employment opportunities for key talents in the near future, highlighting their efforts to create meaningful and long-lasting contributions to the social welfare of its community.


About Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra: Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City is a luxury lifestyle destination that has been designed to offer the highest standards of European luxury with the remarkable warmth and hospitality that Ghanaians are renowned for. Kempinski offers 269 rooms including luxury suites and presidential suites. The hotel is located in the downtown area in close proximity to the State House, the Accra International Conference Centre and the National Theatre.

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. Today the Kempinski Group operates 80 hotels and residences in 34 countries and currently has more than 25 prestigious projects under development around the globe. Each five star hotel reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage; each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.

Media contact:

Theodora M. Yebuah · Assistant Marketing Manager                 

Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra

PMB 66 – Ministries · Gamel Abdul Nasser Avenue, Ridge · Accra · Ghana

T +233 24 243 6000 ·