SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

February 19, 2015 16:29 ET

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong Garners Four Prestigious Awards in Two Days

Luxury Hotel in Hong Kong Recognized for Exceptional Service With Four Distinguished Awards

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Feb 19, 2015) - The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong has been honored with four awards in two days, a remarkable start to 2015. In the Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating list just released today, the Hong Kong business hotel has been named a "Five-Star Hotel" and its spa, The Ritz-Carlton Spa by ESPA, has been named a "Five-Star Spa," their third time to be among the highest-rated. The good news does not stop here. The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong has also been recently recognized by Aon Hewitt as the "Best of the Best Employer," the highest recognition, and "Best Employer for Generation Y" for the second time in a row. These significant awards reflect the service commitment and long-term success of this luxury Hong Kong hotel through its most important resource, the Ladies and Gentlemen. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong is one of the 115 hotels worldwide to achieve the Forbes Five-Star rating, and The Ritz-Carlton Spa by ESPA is one of the 48 spas worldwide to achieve the Forbes Five-Star rating.

"We are honored to have been recognized with Forbes Five Stars for the third consecutive year, which signifies that our hotel and spa are among the finest establishments in the world that deliver excellent guest service and experiences beyond expectations. The achievement truly echoes the service philosophy of our company -- to provide the finest personal service and facilities for our guests," said Mr. Pierre Perusset, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong.

"Accolades continue to accumulate this year with the incredible support from our Ladies and Gentlemen, who helped us achieve the Best of the Best Employer award," Mr. Perusset continued. "It makes the most sense to celebrate with them who are the heart and soul in the creation of unique and memorable experiences in our 'Five-Star' establishments through the genuine care they demonstrate and the passion they bring to work every day."

Aon Hewitt, a global talent solutions firm, conducted the most comprehensive study in Asia Pacific over a nine-month period to build a credible list of Best Employers. Only four organizations were named to the 2015 List of Best Employers, in which The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong was crowned the "Best of the Best Employer."

About The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
Occupying floors 102 to 118 of the International Commerce Centre in Kowloon, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong is the highest hotel in the world. The hotel's 312 guestrooms offer spectacular city and harbour views. With six dining venues including the state-of-the-art Michelin-starred Italian restaurant, Tosca; two-star Michelin Chinese restaurant, Tin Lung Heen; The Lounge and Bar, which features an international all-day dining menu; and Café 103, which serves signature chocolate afternoon tea. The rooftop bar, Ozone, is truly a stunning venue at 490 meters above sea level. For those wishing to relax and indulge, The Ritz-Carlton Spa by ESPA located on the 116th floor features nine deluxe treatment rooms and two couple's suites, redefining the urban spa experience in the city and across Asia. The hotel features a fully equipped fitness center and an indoor pool on the 118th floor with a 28m x 7m LED screen on the ceiling, as well as one of the largest ballrooms in the city at 870sqm. Complemented by four additional meeting rooms, the ballroom has become the major social venue for Hong Kong and has set the benchmark for events in the region. For more information, please visit www.ritzcarlton.com/HongKong.

About Forbes Travel Guide
Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide, is the originator of the prestigious Five Star Rating system, and has provided the travel industry's most comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. Forbes Travel Guide has a team of expert inspectors who anonymously evaluate properties against up to 800 rigorous and objective standards, providing consumers the insight to make better-informed travel and leisure decisions. Forbes Travel Guide is the gold standard for luxury hospitality ratings worldwide. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit ForbesTravelGuide.com.

About Aon Hewitt
Aon Hewitt's Best Employers study was first conducted in Asia in 2001. The purpose of the program is to gain insights into companies that are creating real competitive advantage through their people, to explore what makes a workplace of choice and to identify the Best Employers in the region. The Aon Hewitt Best Employers program is run in 12 markets and is the most comprehensive study of its kind in Asia Pacific. The study's research methodology involves a rigorous process, conducted over a nine-month period that culminates in a solid, credible list of Best Employers.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 88 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 reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, and for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).

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