Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin, Officially Opens
Monday October 21st, 2013 - 9:35AM BPKC
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TIANJIN, CHINA—The Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin, a luxury hotel in North East China, recently opened.
Becoming the 10th property in China for the luxury hotel operator, the Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin features 277 luxurious guestrooms and 53 suites created by hospitality designer, Pierre-Yves Rochon. According to Ritz-Carlton, the property takes its architectural inspiration from the neo-classical style of the early 20th century with rooms arranged around a courtyard in the European tradition.
The property will also introduce a new Ritz-Carlton Club designed as a residential concept which features an open kitchen serving five food and beverage offerings throughout the day, a private dining room, a lounge boasting intimate spaces and dedicated bar. The Ritz-Carlton Club Level service includes a dedicated concierge and private check-ins.
"The opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin in one of China's most strategically important cities reflects our desire to meet the growing Chinese appetite for international luxury hospitality experiences," stated Herve Humler, president and COO, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. "The Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin represents a major new destination opportunity that will accelerate the recognition by the luxury Chinese guests of our service commitment to create memorable experiences that stay with guests for life.”
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