WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Feb 14, 2014) - The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. and The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C. are inviting couples to say "I do" with the ultimate Washington, D.C. wedding experience. The AAA five diamond hotels have partnered with celebrity make-up artist Carl Ray and Carine's Bridal Atelier -- two Washington icons -- to create a unique and glamorous wedding experience that is sure to transform the couple's special day into the wedding of their dreams.
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.'s recently renovated luxury event space can host a small and intimate affair of 50 to a large wedding of 800. From unforgettable wedding ceremonies in an intimate setting to extravagant ballroom wedding receptions in Washington's largest luxury ballroom, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. offers the perfect backdrop for a stunning fairytale wedding.
Ideal for intimate wedding celebrations, The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C.'s sought after event space can accommodate smaller gatherings of 25 guests to up to 100 guests. The luxury hotel's idyllic outdoor wedding venue, the Urban Garden, offers a breath taking location for outdoor ceremonies or intimate wedding receptions under the stars, while the dramatic Fahrenheit Ballroom provides an elegant setting for larger celebrations.
"Our newest wedding package is ideal for couples looking for a glamorous wedding experience that makes a statement," said Amal Zaari, Director of Catering at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. "In addition to having exclusive access to two of the city's leading wedding professionals, couples can rest assured that their special day will be perfect with unparalleled and personalized service in two of Washington's finest wedding venues."
Beginning February 14, 2014, couples who book their wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. or The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C. in 2014 or 2015 will receive the following exclusive experiences:
Carine's Bridal Atelier
The bride will find the perfect dress and accessories for her special day with a customized experience at Carine's Bridal Atelier -- an award-winning bridal boutique in nearby Georgetown that features stunning wedding gowns and accessories from leading designers such as Angel Sanchez, Carolina Herrera, Monique Lhuiller, Marchesa and more. The bride's experience will include:
- Private two hour consultation with a professional couture wedding stylist
- Complimentary jewelry rental and special savings on jewelry or veil purchases. From diamonds and pearls to semiprecious stones, brides will be able to choose from a stunning collection of accessories to complete the look for their special day
Make-up Services from Celebrity Make-Up Artist Carl Ray
Voted top makeup artist for eleven consecutive years by Washingtonian Magazine, Carl Ray's exceptional talent, skill and artistic vision has been praised by countless clients and leading publications. In addition to being First Lady Michelle Obama's personal makeup artist, Carl Ray's client list includes other A-list beauty icons such as Natalie Portman, Katherine Heigl, Claire Danes, and more. The brides experience will include:
- Personal consultation with Carl Ray at a 50 percent savings for a bridal make-up trial. Carl Ray will work with the bride personally to create a beautiful and timeless look customized to her wishes and personality
- Wedding day beauty survival kit with lip color, lip pencil and blotting papers for touch ups
For more information or reservations for The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C., please call the hotel directly at (202) 835-0500 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/WashingtonDC.
For more information or to place a reservation for The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. please call (202) 912-4100, or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/Georgetown.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
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, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).