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Mardi Gras and Valentine's - The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans Offers an Experience Like No Other

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Paul Loisel, Communications Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
921 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112
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Mardi Gras and Valentine's -  The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans offers an experience like no other


NEW ORLEANS, La. - January 15, 2013 - Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day will be back-to-back this year and The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is offering experiences that will help guests celebrate in style.

With the Lundi Gras Ride of a Lifetime package, two guests will have the chance to ride in Harry Connick, Jr.'s Krewe of Orpheus 2013 parade on Lundi Gras, Monday, February 11th! All throws or beads will be taken care of along with costumes that have been specifically designed to match the theme of the parade. 

The Lundi Gras Ride of a Lifetime package includes a four (4) night stay in the hotel's signature "room with a view," The Ritz-Carlton Suite.  This suite offers sweeping views of the French Quarter, Mississippi River and historic Canal Street.  Guests can sit on the balcony and watch the paddle wheelers as they travel up and down the river while listening to the sounds of Mardi Gras as the parades pass along Canal Street, just in front of the hotel. 

This package also includes limousine transportation to and from the airport, breakfast in bed for two daily, one couple's massage for two (2), access to The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge, and access to The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans' own Recovery Concierge. The Recovery Concierge helps guests recover from celebrating and get ready to do it all over again.  Whether it be a smoothie, Bloody Mary, or the specialty Cure Royal (Kir Royal), The Recovery Concierge will be on call to get guests back up and partying.

Lundi Gras Ride of a Lifetime Package

  • The Ritz-Carlton Suite for four (4) nights (February 8-12, 2013)
  • Ride for two (2) in the Krewe of Orpheus Parade on Monday, February 11, 2013 (includes costumes and throws)
  • Club Lounge Access
  • Breakfast in Bed for two (2) daily for four (4) days
  • Recovery Concierge assistance for two (2) daily for four (4) days
  • Round trip airport transfer via limousine
  • Complimentary high speed internet access
  • One Couple's Massage for two (2)
  • Price: $25,000 USD



The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New Orleans
For those looking to give more than just flowers and candy this Valentine's Day, the gift of The Ritz-Carlton Spa is the ideal alternative and a sure way to that special someone's heart.  Whether it is a gift certificate, a romantic couple's massage or the signature Marie Laveau Voodoo Love Bath and Massage, the award-winning Ritz-Carlton Spa is certain to provide the perfect combination of relaxation and romance.

M bistro and The Davenport Lounge
Those in search of a special romantic Valentine's dinner need look no further than M bistro. The velvet draped "Cheaters Booths"  provide a semi-private setting where guests can receive the true V.I.P. treatment while listening to live jazz performed by Jeremy Davenport. Executive Chef Thierry Connault's culinary team will prepare a delicious prix fixe Valentine's dinner, with or without wine pairings.   


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 The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)


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