HONG KONG—The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. announced that The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu, located in the capital of Sichuan province, will become the luxury hotel operator’s first flag in Southwest China, when it opens in summer 2013.
The hotel, in Tianfu Square, will have 353 rooms, including 55 suites. Design elements include a palette of light woods and blue and gold hues. The property also features three restaurants and a contemporary lobby lounge that will act as a focal point for people to meet and enjoy high tea. Meeting spaces will include a Grand Ballroom, Junior Ballroom and seven additional meeting rooms, totaling 1,716 square meters of space. The hotel will be fully equipped with an indoor swimming pool as well as fitness and spa facilities.
“China is already one of our most significant international markets. The opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu sees the company continue on a path that will double its China footprint in the next 3 years. Chengdu is the key economic, transport and communication hub in Western China and is one of the fastest growing cities in the world today,” said Herve Humler, president and chief operations officer, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. “The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu will be a new beacon of luxury hospitality in Southwest China.”