|By Marketwired .||
|August 25, 2014 05:22 PM EDT||
CHENGDU, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/25/14 -- Located in the heart of the city and in a place that was once the site of an imperial palace, The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu marks the official arrival of luxury hospitality in south-west China.
With guest rooms on floors 28-41, this 353-room luxury hotel features unmatched views of downtown Chengdu together with the comfort, privacy and personalized service offered by Ritz-Carlton hotels worldwide. At the same time, the 5-star hotel also enhances a "Sense of Place" by interpreting the unique Chengdu tea culture through a series of themes guests will experience upon arrival, at check-in and during in-house activities.
Appreciate a Laid-back Lifestyle in the hotel and enjoy a Modern Twist on the Tea Culture
Chengdu has true international appeal and has attracted visitors from all over the world for business or pleasure for thousands of years. It sits astride the 2,000-year-old Silk Road and enjoys a reputation as the birthplace of a unique Kong Fu Chinese tea culture. With areas of outstanding natural beauty located nearby, JiuZhai Valley and the Panda Sanctuary for example, the international stature of Chengdu continues to grow and command the interest and intrigue of the global traveler. The city of 15 million was also named by Forbes as one of the world's fastest growing cities in the world, and cited by UNESCO as the first City of Gastronomy in Asia, for its fiery Sichuan cuisine.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu provides an ideal base from which to explore the city's cultural and culinary wealth. The Ladies and Gentlemen of our staff will be ready to welcome you on Floor 25 upon your arrival. Walk on the green marble floors inspired by the Ming River and enjoy a cup of tea presented to you by a Kong Fu tea master. A stay in this downtown Chengdu hotel will give you a strong sense of the local culture and, for those who want to be close to nature, the hotel even has a private tea-estate at Mt Mending where guests can pick tea-leaves, try tea tasting and have a tea-inspired lunch as well.
The Guest Rooms
Inspired by the city's traditional courtyards, you will find that The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu combines the modern with the classic. The 41-story hotel has unrivalled views over downtown Chengdu and the highest and most spacious guest rooms in the city. Accommodations at our Chengdu City Center hotel start at 50 square meters (538 square feet) and pamper guests with walk-in closets, five-fixture bathrooms including paired sinks, separate bathtubs and expansive shower stalls. You will find a Sichuan Opera painting on the wall to remind you that you are in Chengdu, in addition to seven different kinds of JING tea from which to choose. Guests are even provided with the opportunity to try a tea-bath, which is definitely an experience to remember.
Exclusive Ritz-Carlton Club Level rooms
Those who have reserved one of the 113 Ritz-Carlton Club Level rooms or 55 suites will be provided with China's only dedicated Club Level personal butler service during their stay. The Club Level features an exclusive concierge, private check-in, and five exciting food and beverage outlets available throughout the day. Additionally, Club Level guests have full access to a stunning lounge that boasts panoramic views of Chengdu.
Outstanding Dining Experiences in the Food Capital of China
The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu offers unrivalled dining and memorable menus at its four restaurants and bars and provided by leading chefs, mixologists and sommeliers. Li Xuan Chinese Restaurant brings together the finest Cantonese dishes with local Sichuanese creations, while SPICES, an all-day dining restaurant, orchestrates the theatre and excitement of five open kitchens with cuisine from Italy, Japan, China and south-east Asia.
The Lobby Lounge hosts a traditional English Afternoon Tea, and the FLAIR lounge, designed by KCA International, has sweeping views of Chengdu from its outdoor terraces. Private rooms offer a sophisticated list of classic cocktails, Asian tapas and fresh sushi. Complete with DJs and a 360-degree fireplace, FLAIR has a distinctive ambience that makes it the new beating heart of Chengdu's trendy upscale night life.
An Oasis of Wellness in the Heart of the City
Designed by Hirsch Bedner Associates, The Ritz-Carlton Spa draws inspiration from Chengdu's position along the historic Silk Road, but does so with a contemporary twist. Utilizing historically appropriate materials that include indigenous wood, metals, marble and the trade route's namesake silk, the designers have created space that combines modern luxury with local culture. The spa has ten treatment rooms, including two couples' suites and luxurious and heated jade stone beds. All the treatment rooms are named after the most famous Chinese teas. Designed by Spa Director Mabel Guo and famed south-east Asian spa consultant Najwa Green, The Ritz-Carlton Spa's menu encourages guests to tailor each experience to the needs and desires of the moment. Every treatment starts with a welcome ritual using tea leaves from Mt Emei. This striking sanctuary also includes a beauty salon and a Technogym-outfitted Fitness Center built around a 25-meter indoor swimming pool equipped with an underwater music system.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
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 which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information or to make a reservation, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)
Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2663963
Director of Public Relations
No.269, Shuncheng Avenue
Qingyang District, Chengdu, 610000
Tel: (86 28) 8761 0317
Fax: (86 28) 8762 5023
Email: Email Contact
SYS-CON Events announced today that Plutora, Inc., the leading global provider of enterprise release management and test environment management SaaS solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Plutora provides enterprise release management and test environment SaaS solutions to clients in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Leading companies ...
May. 5, 2015 03:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,221
SYS-CON Events announced today that Open Data Centers (ODC), a carrier-neutral colocation provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Open Data Centers is a carrier-neutral data center operator in New Jersey and New York City offering alternative connectivity options for carriers, service providers and enterprise customers.
May. 5, 2015 03:30 AM EDT Reads: 3,159
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet Performance, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Dyn is a cloud-based Internet Performance company. Dyn helps companies monitor, control, and optimize online infrastructure for an exceptional end-user experience. Through a world-class network and unrivaled, objective intelligence into Internet conditions, Dyn ensures...
May. 5, 2015 03:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,876
BlueBox bridge the chasm between development and infrastructure. Hosting providers are taking standardization and automation too far. For many app developers it does nothing but spawn mayhem and more work. They have to figure out how their creations live on a pre-fab infrastructure solution full of constraints. Operations-as-a-Service is what BlueBox does. BlueBox utilizes development tools such as OpenStack, EMC Razor, Opscode’s Chef and BlueBox's proprietary tools give the power to do the unor...
May. 5, 2015 03:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,851
This builds on Puppet Labs' first class Windows support, including native .MSI packages for x32 and x64 operating systems, modules to extend common Windows server management tools, including Powershell, and integrations with Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio. By automating common Windows administration tasks, Puppet Labs is enabling users to adopt DevOps practices, thereby reducing the time needed to deploy applications from weeks to hours.
May. 5, 2015 03:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,212
SYS-CON Events announced today that Vicom Computer Services, Inc., a provider of technology and service solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. They are located at booth #427. Vicom Computer Services, Inc. is a progressive leader in the technology industry for over 30 years. Headquartered in the NY Metropolitan area. Vicom provides products and services based on today’s requirements...
May. 5, 2015 03:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,486
Application metrics, logs, and business KPIs are a goldmine. It’s easy to get started with the ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana) – you can see lots of people coming up with impressive dashboards, in less than a day, with no previous experience. Going from proof-of-concept to production tends to be a bit more difficult, unfortunately, and it tends to gobble up our attention, time, and money. In his session at DevOps Summit, Otis Gospodnetić, co-author of Lucene in Action and founder...
May. 5, 2015 02:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,185
What’s inside the cloud? Hard work. Cloud operators know the world inside the datacenter is gritty. Vendor marketing speak and cloudwashing quickly melt in the heat of SLAs, uptime guarantees, and users who want it now. In his session at DevOps Summit, Hernan Alvarez, Chief Product Officer at Blue Box Group, will deliver an unvarnished look inside the world of cloud operators, from the perspective of someone who lives it. Attendees get a front-row look into the toolkits and processes that enabl...
May. 5, 2015 02:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,022
We are all here because we are sold on the transformative promise of The Cloud. But what good is all of this ephemeral, on-demand infrastructure if your usage doesn't actually improve the agility and speed of your business? How must Operations adapt in order to avoid stifling your Cloud initiative? In his session at DevOps Summit, Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of the DTO Solutions, will highlight the successful organizational, process, and tooling patterns of high-performing c...
May. 5, 2015 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 4,346
Physical, virtual, containers. Private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud. IaaS, PaaS, SaaS. Windows, Linux, Mac. These are just some of the choices faced when architecting a datacenter of today. And the choice is not one or the other; instead, it is often a combination of many of these. HashiCorp builds software to ease these decisions by presenting solutions that bridge the gaps. HashiCorp's tools manage both physical machines and virtual machines, Windows, and Linux, SaaS and IaaS, etc. The co...
May. 5, 2015 02:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,077
CloudBees, Inc., has announced a $23.5 million financing round, led by longtime CloudBees investor Lightspeed Venture Partners. Existing investors Matrix Partners, Verizon Ventures and Blue Cloud Ventures also participated in the round. The latest funding announcement follows earlier rounds of $4 million, $10.5 million and $10.8 million, bringing the total investment in CloudBees to just under $50 million since the company’s inception in 2010. Previous venture investment rounds were led by Ma...
May. 5, 2015 02:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,254
SYS-CON Events announced today that Blue Box has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's DevOps Summit New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Blue Box delivers Private Cloud as a Service (PCaaS) to a worldwide customer base. Built on a technology platform leveraging decades of operational expertise in cloud and distributed systems, Blue Box Cloud is a managed private cloud product available in both hosted and on-prem versions. Each Blue Box ...
May. 5, 2015 02:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,963
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete...
May. 5, 2015 01:45 AM EDT Reads: 4,371
“The year of the cloud – we have no idea when it's really happening but we think it's happening now. For those technology providers like Zentera that are helping enterprises move to the cloud - it's been fun to watch," noted Mike Loftus, VP Product Management and Marketing at Zentera Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
May. 5, 2015 01:30 AM EDT Reads: 3,447
“We help people build clusters, in the classical sense of the cluster. We help people put a full stack on top of every single one of those machines. We do the full bare metal install," explained Greg Bruno, Vice President of Engineering and co-founder of StackIQ, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
May. 5, 2015 01:15 AM EDT Reads: 3,629