The Ritz Carlton setting new standards in Macau
The Ritz-Carlton opened the 11th hotel in China, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau on 27 May. The luxury property is located in the thriving Special Administrative Region (S.A.R) of Macau in South China, within one of the world’s most spectacular entertainment and leisure destinations – Galaxy Macau™.
The new property is situated at Galaxy Macau™, Phase II – Macau’s newest, fully integrated world-class resort. Here, guests have easy access to a host of leisure and entertainment options, including premium shopping, exquisite dining, world-class entertainment events and multi-functional meeting spaces. Easily accessible by air, land and sea, 31 million tourists visited Macau in 2014, with the majority coming from mainland China.
“The Ritz-Carlton, Macau plays a key role in our group’s expansion in Asia Pacific,” said Herve Humler, president and chief operating officer of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. “We are delighted that we are able to introduce our Ritz-Carlton service values to this dynamic location, and provide a new, exciting luxury hotel experience for our loyal guests.”
Offering the impeccable service levels for which the brand is famous around the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau is an all-suite hotel with over 250 suites on the top floors of the integrated resort. Intimacy, exclusivity, and personalized attention to detail are hallmarks of The Ritz-Carlton standards of hospitality and are pulled through into every aspect of this property.
As is typical of The Ritz-Carlton properties around the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau goes to every length to ensure it seamlessly blends elements in the hotel, with that of its local surroundings. The hotel is adorned in Azulejo tiles, a form of Portuguese or Spanish ceramic tiles, that are synonymous with the heritage décor found in Macau today. During their in-room check in upon arrival, guests can sample the local culture with Chinese tea and local snacks.
The relaxing outdoor pool provides spectacular views over Cotai, whilst, for those seeking privacy, the poolside cabanas provide an intimate retreat. For relaxation, guests can immerse themselves in sensorial bliss at the hotel’s spa, ESPA. The spa offers ten treatment rooms and three couples’ suites, which infuse elements of design rooted in traditional Chinese and Portuguese architecture.
As you would expect, stunning dining experiences will be a hallmark of the hotel. Classic Cantonese fine dining at Lai Heen; sophisticated high-tea or cocktails at The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge; the casual ambience of The Ritz-Carlton Café; or organic fare and seafood at The Ritz-Carlton Pool Bar.
For special events such as weddings, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau with over 900m2 of flexible event space, specializes in pairing ideal event venues with impeccable service. When booking a wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, each couple is accompanied by a wedding professional that serves as a single point of contact throughout the entire planning process. The Ritz-Carlton Wedding Atelier will serve as a one-stop source of wedding partners to provide an elegant range of confectionary and unique gifts as well as decoration and entertainment possibilities.