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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Opens its First Hotel in Austria

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August 28, 2012

Property in Vienna opened August 2012

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. based in Chevy Chase, MD opened its first hotel in Austria in the capital city of Vienna in Aug. 2012. The Ritz-Carlton Vienna, a 202 room property located on the central Schubertring Boulevard, is the ninth hotel in Europe for the luxury hotel company.

The Ritz-Carlton Vienna is an elegant building composed of four historic palaces dating back to the 19th century and is located in the heart of the city with incredible views of Vienna’s landmarks from its rooms and rooftop bar. The cultural heritage of the city with its museums, opera, concert halls and historic buildings is just a short stroll from the hotel.
The hotel embraces tradition with many original design features which have been painstakingly preserved and integrated into the interiors offering a strong sense of place. An impressive marble staircase is a stunning feature of the hotel interior, decorative mural paintings together with intricate wood carvings and paneling were all carefully restored and form an essential part of the hotel’s character.

“We are delighted to open our 80th hotel worldwide in this key European capital and to offer discerning global travelers a truly unique property here in Vienna” said Herve Humler, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.

For additional information on The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna please visit www.ritzcarlton.com/vienna and http://corporate.ritzcarlton.com/en/Press/Releases/vienna_opening_2012.htm

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