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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 29 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 29 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 29 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 29 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Joe Krown Trio feat.…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Join us for the  Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter "Wolfman"… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 29 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 29 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

NOLA Food Fest

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Sample over 50 America's hometown eats from around the country. Four blocks in… more

PALM SUNDAY RABIES…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA and the Southeast Louisiana Veterinary… more

Preservation Resource…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy a delightful self-guided tour of seven charming shotgun homes in the… more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Southern Rep Theatre, in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans… more

Spring Fiesta

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The highlight of the Spring Festival is a daylong series of events designed to… more

Stage Door Canteen…

Mar 29 - Apr 5, 2015
"Always ... Patsy Cline," a musical play, complete with down-home… more

Tennessee…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 29 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 29 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Fall Forward - Experience What's In Store This Fall And Winter Season At The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Char Thian
Director of Public Relations
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
921 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Tel: (504) 670-2817, Fax: (504) 524-7233
Cell: (504) 913-4114
Email: char.thian@ritzcarlton.com

 

Fall Forward - Experience What's In Store This Fall And Winter Season At The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

New Orleans, La. (October 3, 2012) - Looking towards the fall and fast forwarding to the winter, there is a lot in store at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. On October 6, 2012, the hotel will celebrate its twelfth anniversary as the ‘Crown Jewel of Canal Street' - as per the front page of The Times-Picayune, October 6, 2000.

The hotel is housed within the former Maison Blanche building, home to what was considered the South's finest department store. Following a $250M renovation and restoration, the historic landmark building was transformed into the city's finest luxury hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. The 452 room property opened with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, October 6, 2000. The 75 room freestanding boutique hotel known as The Maison Orleans opened seven months later on May 6, 2001. The two hotels share the same building and management team. In 2005, both hotels closed as a result of the effects of the storm, but they reopened in 2006 and The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans' room inventory was combined with that of The Maison Orleans for a total room count of 527 under one roof. At that time, The Maison Orleans became the hotel's exclusive Club Level - a dedicated premium category offering guests a ‘hotel within a hotel experience.' Last but not least, the hotel underwent a $9M guest room renovation last year to enhance its status as the Crown Jewel of Canal Street.

Experience our newly renovated guest rooms, our nationally recognized farm-to-table restaurant, a lounge that features classic New Orleans cocktails accompanied by live jazz every weekend and a spa that is consistently ranked among the best in the United States. Take advantage of the hotel's unique offerings, the city's moderate temperatures and our Papa Noel room rates that start at $199 this holiday season. The entire city is bedecked for the holidays and the hotel features a forty-foot tree in the courtyard, individual trees throughout the hotel, giant wreaths on the exterior, dozens of poinsettias and a gingerbread display from the pastry team. Historical characters like Marie Laveau and Napoleon Bonaparte stroll the French Quarter while carolers take to Jackson Square and a parade complete with marching bands rolls past our front doors to signal the beginning of the holiday season.

HOLIDAY RATES

Make your holiday reservations today and experience our newly renovated guest rooms.

Papa Noel Rate: $199 (deluxe accommodations; based upon availability; tax is not included in this price)

Room Packages: From $349 to $21,000 we have a unique room package to suit your needs. Link: http://tinyurl.com/9esqtcf

HOLIDAY EVENTS

Toy Drive- Forgotten Angels

Give back this holiday season by sending in or dropping off a new, unwrapped toy or new warm winter clothes at the hotel. All donations will go to the Ozanam Inn's Forgotten Angels event on December 9th. Two hundred and fifty (250) homeless children and their family members will enjoy a warm meal prepared by the hotel's Executive Chef Vinny Russo and they'll each receive toys and winter clothing. They can be kids, not homeless children for the day.

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New Orleans

  • Holiday Apothecary Bar: Warm up with soothing seasonal offerings like pumpkin, gingerbread and cranberry.
  • Gift Certificates: Give the gift of relaxation and rejuvenation with a spa gift certificate. Customize the gift with a present from the hotel's spa retail shop. Gift certificates can be purchased in dollar amounts or for specific services.
  • Romney Pilates: Opening October 1, 2012 in The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New Orleans, Romney Pilates will offer early morning, mid-day and post-work Pilates, yoga, pulse barre, yin release & bosu cardio.

HALLOWEEN HOBGOBLIN TEA

Children of all ages are invited to join the friendly ghouls and goblins of The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans for this annual event. Costumes are encouraged as children will be treated to a variety of Halloween themed activities.

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2012
Hours: Seating at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Charge: $48.00

THANKSGIVING DAY LUNCH and DINNER, M bistro

In lieu of the typical holiday brunch, the culinary team has prepared a unique four-course prix fixe lunch and dinner option for holiday patrons. Meal service will begin with complimentary Mimosas, followed by an iced seafood bar, soup or salad, an entrée and a dessert bar. M bistro will not offer an a la carte dining option and it will not be open for dinner service after the last seating at 6:30 p.m. Diners in The Davenport Lounge and Courtyard can order from the lounge's a la carte menu throughout the day and evening.

Date: Thursday, November 22, 2012
Hours: 11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (last seating)
Charge: $70.00 (adults) and $30 (children under age 12)

PAPA NOEL HOLIDAY TEAS, Davenport Lounge

Adults and children alike enjoy this annual event on the third floor of The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. Papa Noel reads to the children while they enjoy delicious treats from the pastry team.

Dates: December 1-2, 8-9, 15-23
Hours: Seating on all dates: 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Charge: $48.00

CHRISTMAS EVE and CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER, M bistro

In lieu of the typical holiday brunch, the culinary team has prepared a unique four-course prix fixe lunch and dinner option for holiday patrons. Meal service will begin with complimentary Mimosas, followed by an iced seafood bar, soup or salad, an entrée and a dessert bar. M bistro will not offer an a la carte dining option and it will not be open for dinner service after the last seating at 6:30 p.m. Diners in The Davenport Lounge and Courtyard can order from the lounge's a la carte menu throughout the day and evening.

Date: Monday, December 24, 2012 and Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Hours: 11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (last seating)
Charge: $70.00 (adults) and $30 (children under age 12)

NEW YEAR'S EVE BLACK TIE DINNER, M bistro

Reserve the most prized ticket in the City, New Year's Eve at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. Men should don their favorite black tie ensemble while ladies should be in evening attire. This five-course celebratory dinner features Grammy-nominated artist Jeremy Davenport, party favors and a midnight champagne toast.

Date: Monday, December 31, 2012
Hours: Reception: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Dinner: 9:00 pm to the New Year
Charge: $250.00 per person (advance payment is required)

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 80 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 reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)

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