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Marking the 26th Occasion the Naples Resort is Presented with this Illustrious Honor  

Naples, Fla. (February 22, 2016) – Today Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Ratings list, which honors the iconic Ritz-Carlton, Naples with a prestigious Five-Star Award - one of only 154 Five-Star hotels in the world. This recognition marks the 26th occasion that the Naples resort has received this illustrious distinction since opening in December 1985. Additionally, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, and The Grill restaurant have been recognized with Four-Star Awards.

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples is located on 20 beachfront acres overlooking the serene waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The resort features a host of amenities and recreation activities including eight restaurants; a tri-level Spa with aqua lounges and outdoor mineral pool; two heated pools; Natures’ Wonders interactive Ritz Kids program; four lighted Har-Tru tennis courts; eight shopping outlets and a high tech entertainment lounge called vue (Virtual User Experience).  In addition, the resort’s sister property, the Forbes Four-Star Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, accessible via complimentary hotel shuttle, offers golf on the championship Tiburón golf course

“We are incredibly proud to once again achieve the Forbes Five-Star award,” said Edward V. Staros, Vice President and Managing Director, The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples. “This distinction is a testament to our dedication and commitment to product and service excellence and is a tribute to our ladies and gentlemen who work tirelessly to deliver exceptional five-star service to each guest every day.”

Forbes Travel Guide has defined the industry’s highest standard for excellence in hospitality since 1958 and provides one of the most comprehensive evaluation systems of hotels, restaurants and spas in the world. The Ritz-Carlton, Naples review by Forbes Travel Guide experts can be found on

“Our Star Ratings recognize the finest hotels, restaurants and spas in the world. These ratings serve as the most authoritative guideposts for guests seeking exceptional travel experiences. Our primary mission is to contribute to excellence in hospitality, serving the global tourism industry as well as the guest,” said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide. “We’re proud to be associated with the new additions to our global list.”

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