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ARUBA (NOV. 21, 2014) – This week, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., the iconic leader in luxury lodging centered in inspiration to capture, create and inspire life’s most memorable journeys, proudly celebrates the one year anniversary of The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba. Situated on the island’s pristine Palm Beach, the highly anticipated luxury hotel officially opened its doors one year ago today, ushering in a new era of luxury travel to one of the Caribbean’s most vibrant destinations.

“We are thrilled to celebrate our first anniversary, which represents a significant milestone for our hotel and the destination,” said Steven Redkoles, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba “I couldn’t be more proud of the success that our hotel has experienced thus far but am even more excited to see what the future holds. We are confident The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba will continue to inspire luxury travelers from around the world to visit and experience all that this extraordinary destination has to offer,” he added.

As part of the first anniversary celebrations, The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba hosted a Community Footprints program to showcase the luxury resort’s appreciation and commitment to the island and local community, which plays an integral role in the hotel’s continued success. To help engage and inspire the island’s youth in the hospitality sector, the Aruba resort partnered with a local children’s organization to invite a group of 15 students on a guided tour of its facilities, movie screening, specialty dinner and an interactive culinary demonstration by Executive Chef Stephen Toevs.

Guests and locals can participate in the celebration by dining in one of the hotel’s three specialty restaurants, each reflecting the island’s oceanfront backdrop and spirit of the destination. A curated anniversary menu will be featured throughout the weekend in Madero Argentinian Grill, Solanio and Les Crustaces, featuring a blend of fresh island cuisine and traditional favorites.

To celebrate The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba’s first anniversary, guests are invited to enjoy the hotel’s Comfort You package which offers daily breakfast for two at Solanio and a $100 daily resort credit to experience the resort’s celebrated amenities. Reservations can be made by visiting or by calling +1 (297) 527-2222. Connect with us on and share your memories with travelers from around the world via #RCMemories.