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Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 3 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Special Presentation…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for a  Special Presentation - "Challenging Internment"… more

The Trio featuring…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for The Trio featuring Johnny Vidacovich, Roland Guerin, John Gros. more

17th Annual Save Our…

Sep 5 - 6, 2014
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is gearing up for its 17th Annual Save Our… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Fall Forward - Experience What's in Store This Fall and Winter at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Paul Loisel
Public Relations Administrative Assistant
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
921 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112
Tel: (504) 262-5012
E-Mail: paul.loisel@ritzcarlton.com

 

Fall Forward - Experience What's in Store This Fall and Winter at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

 

New Orleans, La. - Enjoying 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 celebrated its twelfth (12th) anniversary as the Crown Jewel of Canal Street (The Times-Picayune, October 6, 2000, Front Page).

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 four hundred and fifty-two (452) room property opened with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, October 6, 2000. The seventy-five (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 five hundred and twenty-seven (527) under one roof. At that time, The Maison Orleans became the hotel's exclusive Club Level. 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: Opened on October 1, 2012 in The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New Orleans, Romney Pilates offers 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

Instead 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

Instead 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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