Ritz-Carlton Reveals Two New Openings


Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa, Suite

The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa has opened as the first Ritz-Carlton luxury hotel in Japan. The new resort was built to reflect the Okinawan concept of hospitality, as well as contemporary design, with 'Shurijo' face motifs, distinctive red clay roof tiles, white walls and holy water ponds.

The resort has 97 guestrooms and two suites, with balconies overlooking the East China Sea and the Kise Country Club. Guests can choose from multiple dining options, ranging from Italian fine-dining to Japanese and Okinawan international dishes. The Ritz-Carlton Spa by ESPA is onsite, combining ancient and modern Chinese, Indian, European and Balinese spa cultures. The spa has four treatment rooms, four dry treatment rooms, outdoor Cabanas offering Shiatsu or Thai massage, and two Retreat Suites with private decks and stone baths. The Nail Studio, Relaxation Room, Indoor Pool, Steam Sauna, Stone Sauna, Jacuzzis, and fitness center are also available.

The Ritz-Carlton, Montreal has reopened with added amenities. After an extensive $200 million restoration, and the addition of 46 new luxury residences, the hotel has been taken to a new level of luxury. Quebec architectural firm, Provencher Roy + Associes, upgraded public spaces and redesigned guestrooms with high-tech amenities, such as motion-sensor lights and thermostats that remember a guest’s temperature preferences upon check-in.

The building's facade - including the Lobby, Palm Court, Oval Room, and garden - has been preserved and restored, maintaining decorative details from 1912, such as marble fireplaces in select suites. The hotel's 4,700 square-foot Royal Suite is the largest hotel suite in Montreal.

The Ritz-Carlton, Montreal also has 10,000 square feet of meeting space, onsite gym, and a new indoor salt-water pool. Guests can head to Maison Boulud for chef Daniel Boulud's cuisine, where seating is available in a 130-seat dining room, 46-seat year-round greenhouse, or on the new outdoor terrace.

For more information on The Ritz-Carlton, Okinawa or The Ritz-Carlton, Montreal, visit www.ritzcarlton.com.


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