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Rupert Simoner, Chief Executive Officer

Rupert Simoner has been CEO of Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG since 1 September 2014.

As CEO, he is responsible for the focus and future of the company as well as the development and operation of new hotel projects worldwide.

In his last position, as Senior Vice President at Kempinski Hotels, Simoner was in charge of strategy development for all hotels in Europe, Russia and the CIS nations. He also served as managing director of the group’s flagship hotel, the Grand Hotel des Bains in St. Moritz.

His career has taken him over four continents, always with a focus on “creating something unique”. 

Why VI Management

Vienna International Hotels & Resorts, as one of the largest Austrian hotel groups with hotels from Paris to Moscow, is continuing its growth and tapping new markets. As a competent hotel management chain, Vienna International has special know-how in market observation and development and is known as a restructuring specialist with turnaround expertise. 


The Mission of Vienna International is to achieve the best economic results and ROI (return on investment) for investors and our clients. This aim is founded on a tailor-made management solution covering all features of an international hotel management chain including services of divisions such as operations, controlling, sales & marketing, revenue management and human resources on an international high-quality service level. 

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