Ritz-Carlton has signed agreements with the
Shanghai Greenland Group, one of China’s premier property
developers, for the development of two new Ritz-Carlton hotels in
China - The Ritz-Carlton, Wuhan and The Ritz-Carlton, Dalian.
Ritz-Carlton, Wuhan will be located at the top of the
606-meter-high Wuhan Greenland Center, while The Ritz-Carlton,
Dalian will occupy floors 64-81 of the 518-meter-high Dalian
The agreement will see The
Ritz-Carlton with 13 hotels in China by 2017.
Herve Humler, The Ritz-Carlton president and chief operating
officer, said, “We are delighted to be working
with such dedicated and ambitious partners as Greenland on these
two stunning hotels. These buildings will set the stage for
stylish and contemporary Ritz-Carlton hotels in these two major
Chinese cities. The Ritz-Carlton has long been known in China as
the leading provider of luxury lifestyle experiences, and these
hotels will allow us to showcase our product to a wider audience
in China and show that we really do take luxury to new heights.”
Scheduled to open in 2017, the 330-room The
Ritz-Carlton, Wuhan will be located in the center of the Wuchang
Binjiang CBD. MICE facilities will include more than 2,500 square
meters of meeting space, while those looking to relax will be able
advantage of an heath club, pool and spa.
will offer a choice of dining options and bars including an
170-seat three-meal restaurant and 150-seat Chinese restaurant
which will feature 12 private dining rooms and will
focus on world-class regional cuisine. The hotel will also have a
lobby lounge capable of hosting 70 guests and a 50-seat
Ritz-Carlton Bar with views over the city. In addition
to these restaurants, the hotel will offer a selection of food and
beverage options on the 119th floor of the hotel which will be at
the very top of the building and encased in a glass dome were
dinners can enjoy their meals at an elevation of 545 meters.
Located in the heart of Dalian’s Donggang CBD,
300-room Ritz-Carlton, Dalian will form part of a mixed-use development and will offer a variety of restaurants bars and other facilities to its
The hotels will further
strengthen the relationship that Marriott
International – the parent company of The Ritz-Carlton – has with
Greenland, which already owns three hotels with the company.
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