Trey Ratcliff To Photograph America, And We Can All Follow

Leading Travel Photographer Walks Cities on U.S. Photo Tour, Followed by Fans 


CHEVY CHASE, MD – AUGUST 6, 2015 – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is proud to announce a partnership with Trey Ratcliff, a world-famous photographer, artist, writer and adventurer whose photos have been viewed more than 90 billion times. His images and stories capture the unexpected and beautiful and can be seen at Trey Ratcliff is one of the world’s top 100 social media influencers with over 13 million fans and followers across multiple social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Google+.  Trey begins a photo tour across the United States in New York, today at 7pm.  The walks are for budding and passionate photographers, and Trey’s American fans and followers who have the opportunity to tour, walk and photograph thirteen cities with him – free of charge.

“The Ritz-Carlton is honored to work with such a renowned artist and influencer in the travel category” said Ed French, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for The Ritz-Carlton. “This is a great opportunity for our guests and residents of the communities in which we serve, to learn, engage and share their experiences through photography. Trey shares The Ritz-Carlton commitment to inspire travel.”

Over the next six weeks, Trey Ratcliff will journey across the Americas from New York to San Francisco touring some of the greatest cities in The United States.  Each walk is complimentary to join and is an opportunity for the public to garner photography tips and see the cities through Trey’s lens. Trey will be interacting with thousands of individuals, as he gives direction and explains his creative process at each of the city’s major landmarks. View Trey’s Photo Walk video below for a preview of his upcoming journey.

The Schedule of US Photo Walk Tours that commence at 7pm local time:

Thursday, August 6                New York City

Friday, August 7                     Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, August 8                 Washington, DC

Monday, August 10                Chicago, IL

Tuesday, August 11                Nashville, TN

Wed., August 12                     Atlanta, GA

Friday, August 14                   Miami, FL

Monday, August 17                Dallas, TX

Tuesday, August 18                San Antonio, TX

Friday, August 21                   Phoenix, AZ

Saturday, August 22               Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, September 19          San Francisco, CA


In addition, one lucky photographer will get the chance to travel to spend time with Trey at his New Zealand Photo Adventure in Autumn, April 18 – 22, 2016. A few times a year, Trey plans photo adventures for people of all photography levels either in his home of Queenstown, New Zealand, or at other exotic locations around the world. The Ritz-Carlton is proud to give someone the opportunity to have an experience of a lifetime by supporting Trey’s next photo adventure:


To join one of the US Photo Walks, please visit or for more information about the US PhotoTour and locations, visit  To visually follow the tour, search hashtag #TreyUSA, follow @TreyRatcliff social media channels or @RitzCarlton on Twitter.


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