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The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Unveils Summer Vacation Packages, Outdoor Adventures, and New Poolside Technology Butler

TUCSON, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 07/07/14 -- The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain has introduced two overnight vacation packages for summer 2014, with each featuring resort credits valid for dining, recreation or spa at the 850-acre high-desert playground north of Tucson, Arizona. Offered between May 23 and September 11, both packages allow guests to customize their summer getaway with a daily credit of either $50 or $100.

The award-winning luxury resort has also announced several outdoor and spa delights for the season, many of which showcase the property's balmy summer evenings as well as its acclaimed destination resort spa, three swimming pools and clear, starlit skies. Highlights of the summer's merriment at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain will include Cosmic Slide parties, astronomer-led Stargazing, Night Hikes and Dive-In Movies at the spa pool.

Two family Geocaching Experiences are offered as well, allowing adult and younger guests to use GPS units to locate hidden treasure chests in which messages will invite them to participate in environmental experiments, pop culture questions and interpretation of ancient petroglyphs such as those which surround the Sonoran Desert resort. The geo-caching experience supplements a broad, all-ages adventure menu offered by family-friendly resort, with the acclaimed Ritz Kids program a very special draw for young guests aged five to 12.

Following are select summer vacation packages presented by the Arizona luxury resort.

Summer Returns Package
From $214 USD per night
~Overnight accommodations
~$50 hotel credit per night

Summer Fun Package
From $239 USD per night
~Overnight accommodations
~$100 hotel credit per night

Summer Activities
--Cosmic Slide Parties, Fridays from 7 to 9 p.m.
--Astronomer-Led Stargazing, Fridays from 8 to 10 p.m.
--Dive-In Movies at the Spa Pool, Saturdays at 8 p.m.
--Night Hikes. See the desert come alive every evening under the stars
--Kids' Zone, holiday and select added weekends, featuring Wii and other games, foosball, air hockey and more

New this summer as well, the resort's Poolside Technology Butler will be on hand at the popular Turquesa Pool, providing cell phone charging and screen cleaning assistance for connected guests. For those seeking pure relaxation, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dove Mountain has also introduced $100 USD pricing for four Healthy Glow indulgences offered from June through August. The Healthy Glow Swedish Massage, Body Wrap, Facial, and Leg and Foot Ritual are each priced at $100 per 50-minute treatment and are highlighted by the use of a refreshing aromatherapy blend of grapefruit and bergamot to energize, rebalance and restore radiance. Hotel and local guests aged 18 years and above experiencing any treatment will receive complete access to The Ritz-Carlton Spa, including use of its luxurious relaxation facilities, as well as entry to the spa's private, infinity-edged serenity pool and tanning island.

Reservations for the Summer Returns and Summer Fun packages may be made by dialing 1-800-241-3333, by visiting www.ritzcarlton.com/dovemountain or through a travel professional. For spa reservations, call 520-572-3030.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain has been ranked one of the world's top 100 resorts by Travel + Leisure magazine, and Arizona's #1 resort by Condé Nast Traveler. The scenic high-desert destination in Marana, Arizona is located north of Tucson and south of Phoenix, offering cooler summer temperatures than those found at many Southwestern destinations. Resort highlights include three swimming pools, one with a 235-foot water slide and splash pad, multiple dining outlets including the top-ranked CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar and Cayton's Burger Bistro, one of the top-ranked spas in the United States complete with its own infinity pool and tanning island, adjacency to 27 holes of Jack Nicklaus signature golf, and the acclaimed Ritz Kids program, presenting children's adventure, cultural and nature days inspired by the flora, fauna and unparalleled Southwestern heritage of the region.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 86 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, 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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15000 North Secret Springs Drive
Marana, Arizona 85658
(520) 572-3000

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