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Ritz Carlton plans tallest hotel in the world

The Ritz-Carlton Hong Company has announced plans to open the highest hotel in the
world. At 1,574 feet, the 300-room hotel will open in 2009 and will be situated
above Kowloon Station on the Hong Kong airport railway line. It will occupy the
upper 13 floors of a 100-storey plus tower designed by the architectural firm of
Kohn Pederson Fox Associates PC

The luxuriously appointed rooms and suites will be spacious and will feature the
latest technology. Windows will overlook Victoria Harbour with 360-degree panoramic
views.  In addition, the signature Ritz-Carlton Club level will provide an
exceptional level of privacy and exclusive services for guests, including
complimentary, round-the-clock room service and dedicated butler/concierge services.

There will be a total of 1,200 square metres of meeting space, including a grand
ballroom (640 square metres), which will offer delegates a wide range of choice from
board meetings to social functions.