Ritz Carlton Hotel chain announces major worldwide expansion
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has held a spot at the top of the luxury hotel chain brand for years. Most jet-setters are familiar with the seamless service,some of the best club floor lounges in the industry, opulence and attention to customer service provided at its worldwide properties. And now, according to a press release received today, September 13, 2013, travelers will have the opportunity to experience even more of the hotel’s branded hospitality after a major expansion and development initiative increases its portfolio to 100 hotels and resorts around the world by 2016.
The plan calls for new builds or management from Morocco to Japan and Israel to India with an expansion to urban capitals and emerging tourist destinations, some of which are a first for the company.
"The robust pipeline of hotel projects indicates a continued strong demand for Ritz-Carlton products and services. We are delighted at the company's continued positive growth," said Herve Humler, president and chief operations officer. "Across the globe, and especially in Asia and the Middle East, we will be the undisputed top-tier luxury hospitality brand by 2016," Humler predicted.
The company opened three properties within the last twelve months that include the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico, The Ritz-Carlton, Abu Dhabi a beach-front resort in the capital city of The United Arab Emirates, and the brand's first hotel in the stunning European city of Vienna in Austria. Another six properties are due to be added by the last quarter of 2013 in China, Caribbean, Israel and India. The company will expand farther next year with openings scheduled for Kyoto, Japan; Nanjing, China;Rabat, Morocco; Cairo, Egypt; Manesar, India and Bali, Indonesia.
Then according to today’s announcement, by 2015, The Ritz-Carlton anticipates that it will open world-class luxury hotels and resorts in Cabo San Lucas; Oman, Muscat; Bali, Indonesia; Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam; Tunis, Tunisia and Haikou, China.
For additional information or reservations, call 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com . The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR).