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The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu Introduces a Modern Twist on the Unique Chengdu Tea Culture

5-Star Hotel in Chengdu Brings Unique Tea Culture to Life With a Series of Innovative Themes

CHENGDU, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/25/14 -- Located in the heart of the city and in a place that was once the site of an imperial palace, The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu marks the official arrival of luxury hospitality in south-west China.

With guest rooms on floors 28-41, this 353-room luxury hotel features unmatched views of downtown Chengdu together with the comfort, privacy and personalized service offered by Ritz-Carlton hotels worldwide. At the same time, the 5-star hotel also enhances a "Sense of Place" by interpreting the unique Chengdu tea culture through a series of themes guests will experience upon arrival, at check-in and during in-house activities.

Appreciate a Laid-back Lifestyle in the hotel and enjoy a Modern Twist on the Tea Culture

Chengdu has true international appeal and has attracted visitors from all over the world for business or pleasure for thousands of years. It sits astride the 2,000-year-old Silk Road and enjoys a reputation as the birthplace of a unique Kong Fu Chinese tea culture. With areas of outstanding natural beauty located nearby, JiuZhai Valley and the Panda Sanctuary for example, the international stature of Chengdu continues to grow and command the interest and intrigue of the global traveler. The city of 15 million was also named by Forbes as one of the world's fastest growing cities in the world, and cited by UNESCO as the first City of Gastronomy in Asia, for its fiery Sichuan cuisine.

The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu provides an ideal base from which to explore the city's cultural and culinary wealth. The Ladies and Gentlemen of our staff will be ready to welcome you on Floor 25 upon your arrival. Walk on the green marble floors inspired by the Ming River and enjoy a cup of tea presented to you by a Kong Fu tea master. A stay in this downtown Chengdu hotel will give you a strong sense of the local culture and, for those who want to be close to nature, the hotel even has a private tea-estate at Mt Mending where guests can pick tea-leaves, try tea tasting and have a tea-inspired lunch as well.

The Guest Rooms

Inspired by the city's traditional courtyards, you will find that The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu combines the modern with the classic. The 41-story hotel has unrivalled views over downtown Chengdu and the highest and most spacious guest rooms in the city. Accommodations at our Chengdu City Center hotel start at 50 square meters (538 square feet) and pamper guests with walk-in closets, five-fixture bathrooms including paired sinks, separate bathtubs and expansive shower stalls. You will find a Sichuan Opera painting on the wall to remind you that you are in Chengdu, in addition to seven different kinds of JING tea from which to choose. Guests are even provided with the opportunity to try a tea-bath, which is definitely an experience to remember.

Exclusive Ritz-Carlton Club Level rooms

Those who have reserved one of the 113 Ritz-Carlton Club Level rooms or 55 suites will be provided with China's only dedicated Club Level personal butler service during their stay. The Club Level features an exclusive concierge, private check-in, and five exciting food and beverage outlets available throughout the day. Additionally, Club Level guests have full access to a stunning lounge that boasts panoramic views of Chengdu.

Outstanding Dining Experiences in the Food Capital of China

The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu offers unrivalled dining and memorable menus at its four restaurants and bars and provided by leading chefs, mixologists and sommeliers. Li Xuan Chinese Restaurant brings together the finest Cantonese dishes with local Sichuanese creations, while SPICES, an all-day dining restaurant, orchestrates the theatre and excitement of five open kitchens with cuisine from Italy, Japan, China and south-east Asia.

The Lobby Lounge hosts a traditional English Afternoon Tea, and the FLAIR lounge, designed by KCA International, has sweeping views of Chengdu from its outdoor terraces. Private rooms offer a sophisticated list of classic cocktails, Asian tapas and fresh sushi. Complete with DJs and a 360-degree fireplace, FLAIR has a distinctive ambience that makes it the new beating heart of Chengdu's trendy upscale night life.

An Oasis of Wellness in the Heart of the City

Designed by Hirsch Bedner Associates, The Ritz-Carlton Spa draws inspiration from Chengdu's position along the historic Silk Road, but does so with a contemporary twist. Utilizing historically appropriate materials that include indigenous wood, metals, marble and the trade route's namesake silk, the designers have created space that combines modern luxury with local culture. The spa has ten treatment rooms, including two couples' suites and luxurious and heated jade stone beds. All the treatment rooms are named after the most famous Chinese teas. Designed by Spa Director Mabel Guo and famed south-east Asian spa consultant Najwa Green, The Ritz-Carlton Spa's menu encourages guests to tailor each experience to the needs and desires of the moment. Every treatment starts with a welcome ritual using tea leaves from Mt Emei. This striking sanctuary also includes a beauty salon and a Technogym-outfitted Fitness Center built around a 25-meter indoor swimming pool equipped with an underwater music system.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 86 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information or to make a reservation, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)

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