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Savor the Remainder of Ski Season at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

Special Package at Mountain Resort Includes Lift Tickets and Luxury Accommodations

NORTH LAKE TAHOE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/01/14 -- Spring has opened its doors, ever so slightly, to put much of winter's wonders in the past. At The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, however, there is still more time to spend a few days on the slopes. The elegant mountain resort offers the best ski conditions in the area, and its vacation package offers guests a chance to experience a truly luxurious ski escape.

Available through April 19, 2014, the Ski & Stay package offers a selection of Lake Tahoe accommodations, including Deluxe, Mountain View and Club Level guest rooms or a One-Bedroom Suite; two one-day adult or child lift tickets to the Northstar California ski resort and inclusion of the resort fee.

Skiers worried about snow can rest assured that there will be plenty of fresh snow awaiting their arrival. Building on the ski area's existing base and great spring skiing conditions, recent storms have deposited nearly another foot of fresh snow, and more is in the forecast. The resort features 12 lifts, which gain access to 63 trails, four terrain parks and 78 park features. Guests of the resort, the only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California, can enjoy the convenience of a ski-in/ski-out mid-mountain location and dedicated mountain concierge services.

Following a thrilling day on the slopes, guests of the Lake Tahoe ski resort can enjoy an Après Experience in the Manzanita Bar, where each mid-week evening features unique offerings such as craft beers, bourbon barrels and olives and oysters. Retreat to the luxurious confines of a guest room, where a cozy fireplace offers the perfect spot to unwind, or enjoy a little pampering at the 1,700-square-foot spa, where treatments draw inspiration from nature.

The Ski & Stay package begins at $499 USD per night. To reserve your ski vacation, please visit www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/LakeTahoe/Reservations/Packages/Detail/ski_and_stay_package.htm.

To learn more or confirm your hotel reservations, guests are invited to visit www.ritzcarlton.com/laketahoe, contact your travel professional or call Ritz-Carlton worldwide reservations at 800-241-3333.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is the first Forbes Four-Star and AAA Five Diamond resort in the Lake Tahoe area and the newest resort to be built in the region in decades. The 170-room resort, nestled mid-mountain on Northstar California, is a contemporary mountain retreat featuring slope-side ski-in, ski-out access in winter, and mountain concierge services for golfing, mountain biking and hiking in the summer. Manzanita, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe's signature restaurant, features seasonally inspired California cuisine with a regional mountain resort influence. The new Backyard Bar & BBQ restaurant features traditional barbeque favorites, wood-fired oven-baked pizzas and a seasonal beverage program offering ski-in/ski-out outdoor dining in the winter and poolside convenience in the summer. Café Blue reinvents the hotel coffee experience offering locally sourced coffee along with fresh-pressed juices, smoothies and signature panini and pastries. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe features a 17,000-square-foot spa and fitness center with treatments and therapies themed around water and the woods. Guests will also enjoy preferred tee times and access to Old Greenwood and Gray's Crossing Golf Courses in the nearby historic town of Truckee. An inter-mountain gondola connects guests between the nearby Village at Northstar and The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe resort, situated a short 10-minute drive from the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. The year-round destination resort includes 170 guest rooms and 23 private Ritz-Carlton Residences.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 85 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).

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