While Bahrain is only just beginning to develop its potential as a tourism destination, the Ritz-Carlton property in the tiny Middle Eastern country is something of icon. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in as the hotel prepares to celebrate its Silver Jubilee
The Ritz-Carlton, Perth has opened in the capital city of Western Australia. Part of the landmark development at Elizabeth Quay, the hotel overlooks the city’s Swan River and Kings Park.
Under the plan funded by Al Yasra, the Ritz-Carlton, Montenegro and the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Montenegro are scheduled to bring the brand to the country in 2023.
Experienced hotelier Tracey Oliver has been appointed general manager of the two Ritz-Carlton properties in Ras Al Khaimah. Previously head of Hotel de l’Opera MGallery Collection in Hanoi, Vietnam, she will seek to elevate the already exceptional guest experiences throughout the exquisite resorts.
Since 2012, 32 new or redeveloped hotels have opened in and around Perth, adding 3,306 new rooms to the local market with names such as DoubleTree by Hilton, the Westin, QT, Crown Towers, Alex Hotel, Intercontinental, Aloft and Tribe.
The Ritz-Carlton, Xi’an has opened in one of China’s most historic cities. Owned by Zhongda Zhongfangxin Proprietary Company, the hotel elevates luxury by connecting guests to the destination’s rich way of life through a contemporary take on local culture, history and cuisine.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has announced a multi-year agreement with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport to be the first official hotel partner of the team.
With communities across the Middle East preparing for the start of the holy month of Ramadan from next week, the hospitality sector has been doing its part to celebrate. A number of luxury properties in the United Arab Emirates have been unveiling plans for the sumptuous Iftar buffets, allowing guests to break the fast in style
Amit Arora, general manager of the Ritz Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, speaks to Breaking Travel News as the property hosts the official Arabian Hotel Investment Conference welcome drinks. He tells us how important the property’s events offering is to its continued success.
This meticulous refurbishment, largely funded by its ownership Beisheim Group, heralds in a new era of elegance through refreshed guestrooms and suites, conference, wellness, lobby and lounge areas and the addition of Pots, a new restaurant.