The Ritz-Carlton is a name of luxury hotel and resort comprising of more than 70 properties situated in various main cities in the world. The total number of hotels the company has is 73 and it is scattered across 24 countries worldwide namely Bahrain, Chile, Cayman Islands, Egypt, China, Indonesia, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Jamaica, Malaysia, Korea, Portugal, Mexico, Qatar, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Russia, Turkey, Spain, U.S. Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States of America.
The Ritz-Carlton has a total number of 38,000 current employees.
Headquarter and Officers
The headquarters of the Ritz-Carlton is located in Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States. The following are the executive officers of the company: Simon F. Cooper as the Chief Operating Officer and President, Jim Connelly as the Chief Financial Officer, and Herve Humler as the President for International. This hotel company has 12 international sales offices. They are found in the following cities and countries: Atlanta, Dubai, Chicago, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, New York, Tokyo, Singapore, and Washington, D.C.
The Ritz-Carlton was established in 1983 as The Ritz-Carlton in Boston was bought including the ownership to the name of Ritz-Carlton. From one hotel grow 72 more hotels around the world. In the coming years, the plans for additional expansion in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas, and Asia will be put into reality soon. This hotel company is a division of Marriott International in Bethesda, Maryland that is operated independently.
Current Hotel Locations
The Ritz-Carlton has 39 hotels in 17 states of the United States. In the Mexico, Caribbean, and South America region, there are seven hotels in operation. In the Asia-Pacific region, the number of hotels in operation is 14 in seven countries. Within the European continent, there are nine hotels in operation in six countries. In the Middle East, there are five hotels operating in four countries.
Future Hotel Locations
The Ritz-Carlton will soon open new hotels in Arizona and California in the United States, Toronto in Canada, Dominican Republic, Turks and Caicos, China, India, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates.
The following are the partner hotels of The Ritz-Carlton: The Ritz London, Hotel Ritz Madrid, BULGARI Hotels and Resorts in Bali, Indonesia, and BULGARI Hotels and Resorts in Milan, Italy.
Aside from hotels, The Ritz-Carlton also has luxury residential condominiums. They are situated in various Ritz-Carlton hotels and resorts worldwide. These residences have features like walk-in closets, marble foyers, and custom kitchen cabinetry. Residents also have access to some of the hotel services nearby like maid service, room service, valet, and fitness facilities. Project plans for freestanding condominiums are ongoing in Maryland and North Carolina.