Ritz-Carlton Hotels

The frosted-glass windows and leather walls at the Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street may seem strikingly modern, but the concept behind this newly opened property is ancient. Designed according...
Throughout Georgetown, pine-shuttered brick storefronts line streets lit by iron lamps, and steel bridges span the picturesque Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Brick, wood, and metal also are abundant...
Mark Neukomm, the soft-spoken general manager of the Ritz-Carlton in Osaka, boasts that a number of his hotel’s guests are Tokyo residents. For these visitors, the Ritz, located in Osaka’s commercial...
Like the city itself, the Ritz-Carlton in Santiago, Chile, is a fine orchestration of classical and contemporary elements. The stone, brick, and glass exterior—with its vaulted glass dome that houses...
Tokyo is the global capital of luxury consumerism, and The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo is well-positioned for those who want to experience the city’s extravagances. Set in Tokyo’s tallest skyscraper—a 53-...
Designed to resemble the grand lodges of Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Yosemite national parks, Bachelor Gulch is a soaring structure of timber and stone with three linked mountain areas that...
The Kapalua Resort community, on Maui’s northwest coast, appeals to visitors seeking either tranquility or a cure for boredom. The 23,000-acre resort, which contains the island’s only operating...
Ritz-Carlton Reserve , the hotelier’s new collection of small boutique hotels in secluded and exotic locales around the globe, has announced its first property off the coast of Thailand’s Andaman Sea...
The 16th tee of the Powerscourt Estate’s West Course invites lingering. You will want to stop at this hillside spot 12 miles south of Dublin, Ireland, and enjoy the sweeping views across the valley...
By the time the torch ceremony commences the XXIX Olympiad in August 2008, China’s capital will be home to several upscale hotels. Following are our picks for the 10 most promising places to stay...
As you take in the view from the elevated tee box at the par-5 11th hole of the recently opened Ritz-Carlton Members Club golf course in Bradenton, Fla., it is difficult to imagine that rows of crops...
The hotels and resorts built by America’s turn-of-the-20th-century tycoons became the new gathering places of the affluent class. Several of the properties—including the Astor cousins’ Waldorf=...
Rick Smith does not have a particular style to imprint on his pupils. When working with professionals such as Phil Mickelson—or with amateurs at his Rick Smith Golf Academies at Treetops Resort in...
The Mansion at MGM Grand Las Vegas Just off the Strip in Sin City is a little corner of heaven. In a city that blends a Manhattan skyline and an Eiffel Tower, an 18th-century Tuscan palazzo is more...
North Island A natural state of mind in the Seychelles. As your chopper descends onto North Island, it is hard to imagine that this sanctuary in the Seychelles was, until quite recently, abandoned...
“James Bond stopped by the other day,” begins bartender Colin Field. “I asked him if I could please make him my vodkatini, which is neither shaken nor stirred.” Bond acceded and, after taking a sip,...
Miami gallery owner and hotelier Diana Lowenstein was surprised when, in early 1998, she heard the news: The venerable Ritz-Carlton chain wanted to turn the DiLido Hotel, which she and her family had...
It’s All About View There will soon be a refreshing new way to view the world’s most famous skyline. Scheduled to open in October, the Mandarin Oriental New York, located on the upper floors of the...
Great Scot Once the summer home of Andrew Carnegie, Skibo Castle in Scotland’s Northern Highlands is now the setting for a year-round house party for the members of Peter de Savary’s Carnegie Club...

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