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GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- February 24, 2017 The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is celebrating the receipt of its fourth consecutive AAA Five Diamond award, this time for 2017. The accolade signals that the hotel has retained the highest-level AAA ranking, based upon meeting the rigorous standards of service, facilities and amenities with which the travel organization associates the finest luxury hotels. Only 89 hotels and resorts in North America/the Caribbean have earned Five Diamonds for this year, with The Ritz-Carlton continuing as the sole Cayman Islands recipient in the hotel/resort category. Additionally, Blue by Eric Ripert remains the only AAA Five Diamond restaurant in the Caribbean.

The repeat AAA Five Diamond honor for The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is complemented by this week’s announcement of coveted Forbes Four Star awards both for the resort and for its la prairie spa. Also new for 2017, US News & World Report has listed the property among the top five hotels in the Caribbean. The esteemed publication has also named The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman the #1 resort in the Cayman Islands.

"We are deeply honored to receive these distinctions for 2017,” said Marc Langevin, General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. “They are a tribute to the Ladies and Gentlemen who create, enrich and personalize the resort guest experience, every day. The team’s commitment to our guests, our community and each other shines brightly in these Stars and Diamonds."

This month’s international awards follow a year of innovation at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. 2016 highlights included significant expansion of the resort’s luxury suite program, enhancement of the one-of-a-kind Real Cayman guest experience, introduction of added family and group activity options throughout the property, the launch of Trackman indoor golf training technology at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, addition of delicious new cooking classes at The Culinary Studio, and the unveiling of memorable offerings at Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment. Additionally, The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has just completed hosting of this year’s Cayman Cookout – the most successful ever, and a great lead-in to next year’s much anticipated 10th Annual Cayman Cookout.

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