Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hong Kong is the highest in the world

Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hong Kong is the highest in the world
The highest hotel in the world was opened in Hong Kong. Photo: Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong

On Tuesday, March 29, 2011 in Hong Kong was officially opened Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, a hotel, which is considered to be the highest hotel in the world.

Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong already at the stage of laying the foundation became a legend. At the time of the beginning of construction the first Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong several projects for hotels claim to be the highest in the world.

Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong is a hotel, which topmost point is located at an altitude of 488 meters. The hotel occupies several floors of the skyscraper of the International Commercial Centre ICC. In 2008 Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, which was earlier located in Central district, was closed to be opened after 3 years in a new unique building.

According to the president of Ritz-Carlton, Herve Humler, new hotel in Hong Kong is a unique example of a five-star hotel, not only because of its height, but also the quality and quantity of services. The design is also an obvious merit of the hotel. In its development took part leading specialists of the famous Japanese designer's office.

According to Humler, the hotel will be designed primarily to wealthy Chinese, who constitute one third of the clients of all luxury hotels in Hong Kong.

What is the new about Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong?

Number of rooms - 312
The minimum room area - 50 m
Floors of accommodation - 102-118
Spa Complex - 116 Floor
Swimming pool with panoramic view of Hong Kong - 118 Floor
4 restaurants
The highest bar in the world - Ozone
4 conference rooms
Banquet hall (930 sq.m)
Direct transfer from hotel to Hong Kong International Airport
Room rates: 6000 - 100 000 HK $

Currently, the occupancy of the hotel Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong is 58-62%.This is lower than on average in Hong Kong. However, the hotel in 2011 plans to make the hotel the flagship of the Ritz-Carlton network in Asia.

Ilya Kalachev

Date: 05/04/2011

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