The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and Fast Consortium – a leading Asian residential apartment developer – have signed an agreement for the development of The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, heralding the much-anticipated return of the luxury hotel operator to Australia.
“We are delighted to make our return to Australia, bringing our legendary services to Perth,” says Herve Humler, president and chief operations officer, The Ritz-Carlton.
“We have listened to our guests who have a strong desire to stay with us when the travel to this beautiful destination in Western Australia. We have great partners in Far East Consortium and look forward to opening this incredible hotel in 2018.”
Working closely with the Western Australian Government and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA), Far East Consortium will build the 204-room Ritz-Carlton, in addition to residential apartments in the heart of the riverside Elizabeth Quay development on Perth’s waterfront.
The Ritz-Carlton, Perth will be the city’s first international luxury hotel in the city, bringing its unique benchmark service culture, with luxurious accommodations and experiences to Western Australia. Its commanding waterfront position features a sweeping view over the Swan River, and the nearby attractions of Kings Park and the Botanical Garden.
Located in the commercial and business district adjacent to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Elizabeth Quay is the centre-piece of Perth’s drive to reinforce its position as an international and contemporary destination for the global affluent traveler. When completed, the project will also feature 1.5kms of continuous promenades to create a destination experience that will attract an estimated four million visitors a year.