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Ritz

elegant and luxurious hotel opened in Paris in 1898 by César Ritz; hence, ‘ritzy, putting on the ritz.’ [Fr. Hist.: Wentworth, 429]
See: Luxury
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Ritz Kids Night Safari reach into your child's creative spirit and natural playfulness and best of all, you won't need to lift a finger, as the Ritz Kids counselor will set up the tent and fill it with all kinds of fun things that will keep the little ones entertained for hours.
Other upbeat department managers--including the hotel's general manager, Carter Donovan--filtered in over the next two days and discussed in detail the Ritz rules of service.
Although the inquiry, called a "complaint against X," did not mention either the Ritz or Etoile, it is the logical next step in any action against them.
Two new state-of-the-art Asian luxury hotels, the Shangri-La and the Mandarin Oriental, opened in the French capital in 2010, raising the stakes for historic players like the Ritz.
Reveche and the Ritz sisters, coming off successful high school campaigns, also could advance deep in their draws.
There has to be a place to display that," Daves says, and now, the Ritz is the place.
Thus, a new question for Judge Herve Stephan, in charge of the investigation: When the Ritz rented the car from Etoile Limousines, was it warned about the alleged problems?
Additionally, five more hotels are scheduled to open in the last quarter of the year, including two new properties in China - The Ritz Carlton Chengdu, and The Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin.
It spent about $400,000 to buy part of Andrew Lloyd-Weber's wine collection when it was auctioned by Sotheby's in May and added it to a large wine cellar run by a master sommelier from the Ritz hotel in London.
This is the second contract signed between Aldar Hotels and Hospitality and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, the first being the Ritz Carlton Reserve hotel on Aldar's Nareel Island development which is currently under construction.
The short ride to the tunnel from the Ritz Hotel had been a stunning one, with a view of the city's other floodlit treasures: the obelisk at the Place de la Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe off to the right, the gold-domed Hotel des Invalides across the river to the left.
Huttert began her rooms career with Disney Hotels in the US before joining The Ritz hotel in London.