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By Melinda Hayton
Brandman Agency 

Ritz-Carlton Hotels Offer Free Charging Stations to Guests with Electric Cars

Cashing in on a sustainable future, chain offers charging stations at all properties

 

August 10, 2016

Brandman PR

Charging station at the Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, North Carolina

CHEVY CHASE, MD. – August 9, 2016 – Seeing an opportunity to cater to a public increasingly concerned with sustainability, the Ritz Carlton Hotels not offer charging stations at most of their North American properties, and plan to offer charging stations at all their properties by the end of 2020.

The Ritz-Carlton network of destination charging stations make long distance travel convenient and easy from Washington, DC to San Francisco and Barcelona to Hong Kong with the installation of two charging stations at each property, and the ability to charge up for the next 150 miles in two and a half hours.

"Our organization is committed to seek ways to inspire people to live differently. To adopt a lifestyle in which we can travel responsibly, comfortably and create memories that will last a lifetime," said Ed French, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, The Ritz-Carlton. "Commitment to the community and environment was part of our original 1983 mission statement. Globally, we focus our efforts in three areas, of which one is environmental responsibility. Our approach is to merge our global strategy with local perspective – allowing us to integrate sustainable initiatives across the broad range of geographic locations in both remote and urban communities where our company has operations."

Electric charging station locations at Ritz-Carlton hotels include: Amelia Island, Bachelor Gulch, Bal Harbour, Boston, Charlotte, Cleveland, Coconut Grove, Dallas, Denver, Dove Mountain, Fort Lauderdale, Georgetown, Half Moon Bay, Key Biscayne, Lake Tahoe, Marina Del Rey, Montreal, Naples, Philadelphia, Rancho Mirage, Reynolds Lake Oconee, San Francisco, Sarasota, South Beach, St. Louis, Toronto, Tyson's Corner, Pentagon City in Washington, DC and Westchester across the United States in addition to, Hotel Arts, Barcelona, Beijing Financial Street, Chengdu, Hong Kong and Shenzhen in China with additional international locations to follow in the coming months.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates more than 90 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at http://www.ritzcarlton.com, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR).

 

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