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December 13, 2010
THE RITZ-CARLTON DESTINATION CLUB OPENS 10TH CLUB IN EXCLUSIVE SKI DESTINATION

VAIL, Colo. – December 13, 2010The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club introduces its 10th Club location in one of the country’s most sought-after ski destinations, Vail, Colo. The Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton Club, Vail are now welcoming Members to the newest club property at the base of Vail Mountain in LionsHead Village and neighboring the banks of Gore Creek. Featuring Vail’s traditional Bavarian-style architecture hailing from ski resorts in Europe, The Ritz-Carlton Club, Vail offers beautifully appointed two-, three- and four-bedroom Club residences.

“The Ritz-Carlton Club, Vail is a spectacular addition to the brand’s two existing Colorado mountain resorts in Bachelor Gulch and Aspen Highlands,” said Peter J. Watzka, executive vice president and chief operating officer for The Ritz-Carlton Development Company, Inc. (an affiliate of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.). “Our Members have shared with us their desire to be in this exceptional location, and we are excited to bring it to them.”

Co-located with The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Vail, this spectacular property will afford Members all the comforts of a vacation home coupled with the legendary, personalized services and amenities of The Ritz-Carlton. Such luxuries include the following: a dedicated concierge staff, including a ski valet and ski nanny; a fitness facility with a movement studio; Ritz-Carlton spa services and treatment rooms; Ritz Kids program; a great room with a fireplace and bar; a library; an outdoor heated pool and whirlpool spa; a fire pit and a heated underground garage with valet parking.

With an annual average of 350 inches of powder, more than 5,200 skiable acres, expansive back bowls and 15 miles of recreation paths, Vail has something for every member of the family including tubing, ski biking and ice skating. The new Ritz-Carlton Club, Vail is located within walking distance to the world famous shopping and dining of LionsHead including the Arrabelle at Vail Square, and will eventually become part of the proposed pedestrian village named Ever Vail, the largest green and LEED-certified, multi-use resort project in the country.

The Ritz-Carlton Club, Vail residences will incorporate spacious floor plans ranging from approximately 1,300 to 2,874 square feet. Club residences provide magnificent views of Vail Mountain, fully-equipped kitchens with the finest appliances and marble-slab counters, beautifully-appointed room finishes inspired by a contemporary interpretation of Alpine-style architecture, fireplaces, coffered ceilings, hardwood flooring in living areas, high-speed Internet and twice-daily housekeeping.

Club Members benefit from an exceptional level of service as they are paired with their very own member experience manager who serves as their primary travel liaison. The member experience concierge coordinates everything from airport pick-up and pre-arrival provisioning of the residence, to unpacking and pressing pre-sent garments and arranging a complete vacation itinerary.

For more information, please visit www.ritzcarltondestinationclub.com.

About The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club
Combining exclusive membership options for luxury travel for Members and their families around the world with the legendary services of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club offers an inspirational vacation lifestyle tailored to each Member’s needs and expectations. The Club was recently awarded Robb Report’s “Best of the Best” distinction in 2009. For information, please visit www.ritzcarltondestinationclub.com. The Club can also be found on Facebook (facebook.com/ritzcarltondestinationclub) and Twitter (@RitzCarltonClub).

December 13, 2010 - The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club Opens 10th Club in Exclusive Ski DestinationThe Ritz-Carlton Destination Club introduces its 10th Club location in one of the country’s most sought-after ski destinations, Vail, Colorado.