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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announced the opening of reservations for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, whose inaugural season is scheduled to begin in February 2020.

“As the first luxury hotel company to bring the legendary service and ambience of its resorts to sea, we are thrilled to offer guests a new way to create memories with The Ritz-Carlton,” said Lisa Holladay, Global Brand Leader for The Ritz-Carlton, in press materials.

The first of three bespoke yachts in The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will cruise a wide variety of destinations, including the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, Canada and Northeastern United States. Voyages will range from seven to 10 nights with ports including Barbados, Cartagena, Bordeaux, Copenhagen, Mykonos, Portofino and many more.

Renderings of the Terrace Suites on board the first yacht in the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection.
Renderings of the Terrace Suites on board the first yacht in the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection.

The specially designed yacht will measure over 620 ft., accommodate up to 298 passengers and feature 149 suites, each with its own private terrace. The yacht will also feature two Owner’s Suites, each with its own private whirlpool.The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer an all-inclusive luxury sailing experience, including onboard activities and entertainment, beverages, multiple dining venues, onboard gratuities, WiFi and watersports from the yacht’s marina. Signature experiences available for an additional fee include a culinary experience at Aqua, the yacht’s signature restaurant designed by Michelin-starred chef Sven Elverfeld, spa treatments, and immersive excursions offered through The Shore Collection.

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