The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company strengthened its position as the largest and fastest-growing luxury hotel company in China with the development of two new Ritz-Carlton hotels in China – The Ritz-Carlton, Wuhan and The Ritz-Carlton, Dalian. The 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 Greenland Center – both will be the tallest buildings in each city. Scheduled to open in 2016, the 330-roomThe Ritz-Carlton, Wuhan will be located in the center of the Wuchang Binjiang CBD. The property will be an ideal choice for business travelers with more than 2,500 sq m of meeting space, while those looking to relax can take advantage of a heath club, pool and spa. Dining outlets include a 170-seat three-meal restaurant and a 150-seat Chinese restaurant, with 12 exquisite private dining rooms. 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, a restaurant on the 119th floor – the very top of the building, encased in a glass dome will allow diners to enjoy meals at an elevation of 545 m. The Ritz-Carlton, Dalian sits in the heart of Dalian’s Donggang CBD, The 300-room hotel will form part of a mix-use development and will offer a variety of restaurants bars and other facilities to its luxury guests. The two new developments will be destinations in their own right in both Wuhan and Dalian and will be a mark of luxury in both the fast growing cities.
The two new hotels will take The Ritz-Carlton portfolio in China to 13 hotels by 2016.