Thursday, December 27, 2012

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Adds to Caribbean Presence with Exclusive Resort in Aruba

Aruba Bound

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba: Set for 2013 opening

MIAMI, Fl. — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is pleased to unveil plans for The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, an exclusive 320-room oceanfront resort situated on the Caribbean island’s famed Palm Beach. Ushering in a new level of elegance in accommodations and amenities to the island, the grand resort will offer beautifully appointed rooms and suites, four dining outlets, a luxurious 13-treatment room spa, two swimming pools and a 24-hour casino. The hotel will also include The Ritz-Carlton Club Level, a private floor accessible only by elevator key, offering a savory selection of light fare and dedicated concierge service throughout the day.

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, projected to open in late 2013, will be the seventh location in The Ritz-Carlton’s exclusive portfolio of award winning properties in the Caribbean and Mexico, joining existing hotels in St. Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands), Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the first Reserve property in the Americas, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve.

“Aruba is an island destination with growing appeal to discerning travelers from Europe, the United States and South America. Its stunning beaches and majestic views make the island one of those exceptional places in the Southern Caribbean, blending serenity and scenic attractions that our guests seek when planning a vacation,” said Mark Ferland, area vice president, Southeast Region, Caribbean and Latin America, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. “It is an extraordinary location to debut Aruba’s premier luxury resort,” added Ferland.

In addition to an assortment of luxury amenities, The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba will present the regions preeminent meeting facilities, with an exceptional selection of indoor and outdoor venues, including an expansive ballroom, boardroom poolside decks, manicured lawns and beachfront reception area.

Aruba Bound

Located off the coast of Venezuela, Aruba is renowned for miles of white powder sand beaches and crystal blue water that boasts a warm tropical climate year-round. The 21 mile-long island is situated on the southern part of the Caribbean Sea and features many diverse influences as a result of its rich history. The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba is located in Palm Beach, home to some of the island’s finest beaches. Lush tropical surroundings and a balmy temperature allow for swimming, sunbathing and relaxation by the water.