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  • Oberoi Realty announces The Ritz-Carlton as hospitality partner for iconic Worli development

    Published on May 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Oberoi Realty today announced that The Ritz-Carlton will be the hospitality partner for its iconic mixed use development in Worli, Mumbai, to be developed by Oasis Realty (a joint venture between Sahana and Oberoi Realty). This mixed-use development consists of two high-rise towers; The Ritz-Carlton, Mumbai and Residences- managed by The Ritz-Carlton.

    The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company operates 85 luxury hotels and resorts in major destinations in 26 countries worldwide.  This development which aims to be a global icon for Mumbai will mark the entry of The Ritz-Carlton into India’s financial capital. Strategically located in Worli, less than a kilometer from the prominent Bandra-Worli sea link, the development has been designed to be a luxury landmark adorning the Arabian Sea.

    Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vikas Oberoi, Chairman & Managing Director, Oberoi Realty Limited said, “We are extremely pleased to have The Ritz-Carlton as the hospitality partner for our mixed use development in Worli. Globally, The Ritz-Carlton is known for its legendary services and they have splendid properties at the most sought after locations worldwide. I am confident that this partnership will enable us to craft an iconic development known for its unmatched quality and finest service standards for guests and residents alike. We are positive that we will add a luxury landmark to the skyline of Mumbai.”

    The Ritz-Carlton Hotel will have 238 rooms, two specialty and fine dining restaurants, an ocean view bar, the spa and expansive banquet spaces amongst other facilities. The Ritz-Carlton is globally recognized for its unwavering commitment to service, both in its hotels and in the communities in which it operates. The Ritz-Carlton has been recognized with numerous awards for being the gold standard of hospitality with flawless, personalized service and exceptional properties all with a sense of place.

    Elaborating on the association with Oberoi Realty, Mr. Paul Foskey, Executive Vice President, Hotel Development, Asia-Pacific – Marriott International said, “We have been searching for the perfect location for a premier hotel in Mumbai for several years with the right partners. This site offers everything hotel guests could want—a prime business location, stylish and contemporary design in this historically rich and vibrant city.”

    The development is designed by KPF (Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates), USA; one of the world’s leading architectural firms globally recognized for design excellence and innovation in their buildings. The interiors for the hotel tower will be crafted by leading interior designer, Tony Chi who will take inspiration from Indian culture to create sleek interiors that offer a contemporary sense of place. The project is being constructed by Samsung C&T Corporation which already has a track record of constructing some of the world’s tallest buildings like the Burj Khalifa in UAE and the Petronas Tower in Malaysia. LERA (Leslie E. Robertson Associates), USA, is the structural consultant and several other leading world-renowned consultants for services like wind engineering, façade engineering, MEP services, vertical transportation and landscaping are already on board for this project.