Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai has appointed Steffen Opitz as their new Hotel Manager. Opitz began his hospitality career with Kempinski Hotels two decades ago and has since worked with the luxury hotels in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Opitz began his career in 1998 at the Kempinski Hotel Adlon Berlin, Germany. From here, he moved to work on the pre-opening of Kempinski Hotel Heiligendamm, Germany. His first role in the Middle East was at the Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi, managed by Kempinski. He has worked with Kempinski Hotel Dalian, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, Kempinski Hotel Shenyang and Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore among others.