The Ritz-Carlton Opened Its Doors in Galaxy Macau™ on 27th May
MACAU, China – May 27, 2015 – The Ritz-Carlton opened the 11th hotel in China today, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau. The luxury property is located in the thriving Special Administrative Region (S.A.R) of Macau in South China, within one of the world’s most spectacular entertainment and leisure destinations – Galaxy Macau™.
The new property is located at Galaxy Macau™, Phase II – Macau’s newest, fully integrated world-class resort. Here, guests have easy access to the host of leisure and entertainment options, including premium shopping, exquisite dining, world-class entertainment events and multi-functional meeting spaces. Easily accessible by air, land and sea, 29 million tourists visited Macau in 2014, with the majority coming from mainland China.
“The Ritz-Carlton, Macau plays a key role in our group’s expansion in Asia Pacific,” said Herve Humler, president and chief operating officer of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. “We are delighted that we are able to introduce our Ritz-Carlton service values to this dynamic location, and provide a new, exciting luxury hotel experience for our loyal guests.”
Offering the impeccable service levels for which the brand is famous around the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau is an all-suite hotel with over 250 suites on the top floors of the integrated resort. Intimacy, exclusivity, and personalized attention to detail are hallmarks of The Ritz-Carlton standards of hospitality and are pulled through into every aspect of this property.
As is typical of The Ritz-Carlton properties around the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau goes to every length to ensure it seamlessly blends elements in the hotel with that of its local surroundings. The hotel is adorned in Azulejo tiles, a form of Portuguese or Spanish ceramic tile that are synonymous with the heritage décor found in Macau today. During their in-room check in on arrival, guests can sample the local culture with Chinese tea and local snacks.
The relaxing outdoor pool provides spectacular views over Cotai, whilst, for those seeking privacy, the poolside cabanas provide an intimate retreat. For relaxation, guests can immerse themselves in sensorial bliss at the hotel’s spa, ESPA. The spa offers ten treatment rooms and three couples’ suites, which infuse elements of design rooted in traditional Chinese and Portuguese architecture.
As you would expect, stunning dining experiences will be a hallmark of the hotel. Classic Cantonese fine dining at Lai Heen; sophisticated high-teas or cocktails at The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge; the casual ambience of The Ritz-Carlton Café; or organic fare and seafood at the Pool Bar.
For special events such as weddings, with over 900m2 of flexible event space, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau specializes in pairing ideal event venues with impeccable service. When booking a wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, each couple is accompanied by a wedding professional that serves as a single point of contact throughout the entire wedding planning process. The Ritz-Carlton Wedding Atelier will serve as a one-stop source of wedding partners to provide an elegant range of confectionary and unique gifts as well as decoration and entertainment possibilities.
Macau – Asia’s Most Exciting Destination
The Ritz-Carlton, Macau is the ideal base from which to explore all that the city of Macau has to offer. Nature lovers and families should visit Seac Pai Van Park, Macau Giant Panda Pavilion, Parque Natural da Taipa Grande among other attractions. Adventure and adrenaline seekers can visit the Macau Tower Convention & Exhibition Centre to take the plunge with a ‘Bungy Jump’ or ‘Sky Jump’ – a walk around the outside of the 338metre high tower. Go-kart racing in Coloane is also available.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 89 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information, or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com or www.ritzcarlton.cn. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ).
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