According to news reports, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., will mark its debut in India with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore in summer 2013. The 277-room property will include The Ritz-Carlton Club, a private floor accessible only by elevator key and offering light fare and dedicated concierge service throughout the day.
“India represents the next great international expansion opportunity for The Ritz-Carlton,” said Victor Clavell, Vice President – Asia, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. “We are especially pleased that our initial presence will be in Bengaluru, a city whose thriving economy has made it the Silicon Valley of the nation. Nitesh Estates, a Bengaluru-based developer, has committed to building a world-class hotel in the heart of the city’s central business district,” he added.
The upcoming hotel will offer several restaurants, extensive meeting and events space, a luxurious spa, outdoor swimming pool, and an entire floor dedicated to high- end retail store boutiques.
Nitesh Shetty, Managing Director, Nitesh Estates, said, “We are delighted that The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company will be entering the Indian market in association with us. We hope to continue this partnership in other cities, as well.”