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Ritz-Carlton in post-Wilma renovation

Following the impact of Hurricane Wilma, The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun is undergoing an extensive renovation programHighlights include an impressive Culinary Center and the new Cliff Drysdale tennis club. The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun is temporarily closed through April 30, 2006.

The renovation will center around the demands of the modern sophisticated traveler. “This particular situation has brought us the opportunity to envision extra measures of comfort and expand the services that we offer.

As the luxury lifestyle of our guests continues to evolve, we plan to offer a hotel beyond their expectations,” said Luis Marcó, general manager of the hotel. 

The newly created facilities will include an expanded ultra-modern fitness center and the addition of The Cliff Drysdale tennis club, further enhancing the sport facilities of the hotel.

The Culinary Center at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, a joint venture with Viking Range will allow guests to immerse in the imaginative world of renowned chefs through a wide variety of cooking lessons.


The hotel’s award winning restaurants and culinary concepts will continue to delight guests throughout the resort.

“There are many important and essential aspects that were untouched by the winds of Wilma. The spirit of Cancun is stronger than any hurricane. Our commitment remains the same, to create exceptional memories for our guests. We are determined to prepare The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun for a successful reopening,” added Luis Marcó.

The management of the hotel, including operations and human resources continue working diligently to support the needs of employees and their families.

Over 100 ladies and gentlemen have been temporarily relocated to sister Ritz-Carlton properties in United States, Chile and the Caribbean.

A comprehensive training program is scheduled to take place before the opening of the hotel.