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Press Releases

Celebrate Easter on the Gulf Coast

Guests will love this year’s extensive schedule of spring-themed special events and experiences.

Event setup with water views in Sarasota

December 14, 2023

Mark Sherwin Joins Resort as General Manager

Sherwin brings more than three decades of hospitality expertise to the role.


December 5, 2023

Renovated Ritz-Carlton Spa Unveiled

The resort unveils phase one of its newly renovated spa, ushering in a new era of wellness for the property.

Rendering of spa entrance

October 2023

Enchanting Holiday Season Experiences

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota just announced an extensive program of seasonal experiences, culinary delights, wellness offerings and family-friendly activities that will take place from late November through New Year’s Day.

Family cookie decorating at The Ritz Carlton

October 2023

Director of Group and Catering Sales Welcomed

Leslie Bloznalis Ellis brings three decades of hospitality sales expertise to her role.

John Ringling Boardroom

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

New Senior Sales Managers Join Resort Team

The resort is delighted to welcome Diann Flanders, who will oversee Catering sales, and Jennifer Hanna, who will manage Group sales.


Friday, April 7, 2023

New Director of Restaurants, Beach Club Ops

With a tenure of over 15 years with The Ritz-Carlton brand, Ozdemir brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role managing the day-to-day operations of The Ritz-Carlton Beach Club and its various food and beverage outlets, including signature beachfront restaurant, Ridley’s Porch.

Ridley's Porch Terrace

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

U.S. News & World Report Names Us #1

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota swept the Sarasota hotel and resort categories, ranking first place in Best Sarasota Hotels, Best Sarasota Resorts, and Best Central Sarasota Hotels.

The Club Lounge

Monday, December 5, 2022

Celebrate the Holidays in Style

Offerings Include Seasonal Culinary Creations, Cocktails, Wellness Programs & Family Friendly Activities.

Dinner party table setting
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Shannon Hadley

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