Ritz-Carlton to shut for US$50M renovation

Ritz-Carlton to close for US$50M renovation


The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman will close for six months from 1 June as it carries out a US$50 million renovation.

According to a press release issued Tuesday, the Dart-owned hotel will cease offering accommodations while undergoing an “extensive rejuvenation project that will transform guest rooms, meeting spaces and public areas”. The resort’s restaurants and bars will remain open, however.

The hotel is expected to complete the work by mid-November.

Since the local borders closed last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Ritz-Carlton, like other hotels on island, has been relying on staycation visitors and returning travellers who wished to spend their two weeks of mandatory quarantine in luxurious surroundings.

This rendering shows what one of the renovated bedrooms at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman will look like. – Photo: Supplied

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