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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Collaborates With Asprey To Bring Travelers The Very Best Hotel Amenities

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Collaborates With Asprey To Bring Travelers The Very Best Hotel Amenities07:30 EST Tuesday, February 26, 2013CHEVY CHASE, Md., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests of Ritz-Carlton properties around the world now have the pleasure of using Asprey Purple Water amenities in the guestrooms, through a new alliance between the two legendary luxury brands. Holding a royal warrant and dating back to 1781, Asprey is one of the world's oldest and most revered luxury goods houses. Steeped in heritage but with an eye to the future, Asprey is synonymous with luxury and refinement. The Asprey bath and body range features their signature scent, Purple Water. The fragrance was originally created to be a distillation of the rich and creative past of Asprey, and its exciting and luxurious present; a fresh citrus fragrance blended with spicy undertones to denote strength and stature. The range of Asprey Purple Water amenities will be available in Ritz-Carlton guest rooms and suites. The striking new collection of purple jacquard print tubes has been specially designed to add a final touch of luxury to Ritz-Carlton bathrooms across the globe.This alliance between the two iconic luxury brands brings a shared dedication to craftsmanship and delivery of the utmost luxury experiences. Both have a legendary commitment to excellence and are steeped in a rich heritage. "The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company prides itself on creating experiences so exceptional that the memories of a hotel visit will stay with our guests for a lifetime," expressed Herve Humler, President, C.O.O. and founding member of The Ritz-Carlton.  "From concierge services to housekeeping, dedication to the art of the craft and much care goes into every moment of a guests' journey during a visit to our hotels. Our partnership with Asprey is one that will truly enrich a guest's experience at a Ritz-Carlton."In addition to experiencing the in-room line of Asprey Purple Water, guests are also able to purchase Purple Water items from Ritz-Carlton gift boutiques in hotels across the Americas, online at www.ritzcarlton.com from March 12, and at The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common from the first Asprey boutique in a Ritz-Carlton hotel which has opened in the hotel's main lobby.The new retail location at The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, features an exclusive inventory of pieces such as fine jewelry, leather goods including handbags, briefcases and luggage, silver, watches and cufflinks, china, crystal and games.  The boutique is open 10am ? 6pm Tuesday through Saturday and by personal appointment."The unrivaled Asprey craftsmanship, fine jewelry and luxurious leather items are timeless treasures that our hotel guests and neighboring residents will greatly appreciate," said Humler.  Just as over many generations Asprey has developed into a fine British luxury retailer, The Ritz-Carlton has long been synonymous with unparalleled service and refined luxury."About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 81 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. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) About AspreyThe British Standard since 1781, Asprey is renowned as makers of fine jewelry, china, silver, leather, watches, rare books, polo kit, special commissions, and items for the pleasure of giving. SOURCE The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.For further information: Allison Sitch, +1-301-547-4784, Fax: +1-301-547-4721, allison.sitch@ritzcarlton.com