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WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 1, 2016 – Some of the most valued guests here at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. happen to be some of the youngest, and the most playful. The Ritz Kids program is designed to enhance family vacations to the nation’s capital and foster interaction with the world in which children live.  Washington, D.C. provides endless family friendly activities and exhibitions throughout the city. Luckily, the fun for kids starts right at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C. where The Ritz-Kids program comes to life from the moment they walk into the hotel.

When arriving at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C., children enjoy a warm welcome with the hotel’s famous red wagon. The lobby staff loads a red wagon with toys that children can pick to take home with them as a souvenir from their visit. As they enter the beautiful lobby, Ritz-Kids will be surprised to see a special Ritz-Kids check-in area just for them (providing a colorful step stool and a height appropriate counter) where they register as guests, add preferences such as their favorite color, food and drinks, and receive a welcome package with a coloring book and other activities that focus on the Ritz Kids four key pillars: water, land, culture, and environmental responsibility.

As the smallest guests continue their stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C., they can enjoy a scavenger hunt activity around the hotel, with a special prize waiting for them at the end. Children also get a unique dining experience with Ritz-Kids Healthy Taste Menus that provide health-conscious and delicious options. After a fun day exploring Washington, D.C., children will return to their room to find a special personalized amenity at turndown – perhaps they will be surprised with one of the preferences they listed at check-in! The Ritz Kids experience intends to leave the smallest guests with the most engaging and exciting memories of Washington, D.C. so that we can welcome them back again and again.