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THE RITZ-CARLTON PALM BEACH [MANALAPAN, FLORIDA] FOR DECADES, THE RITZ-CARLTON’S SIGNATURE BRAND AND LUXURY EXPERIENCE HAVE SET IT APART FROM ITS COMPETITORS. BUT AS EARLY AS 2003 THE HOTEL IDENTIFIED A SHIFT IN ITS GUEST DEMOGRAPHIC AND GUEST EXPECTATIONS.LESS INTERESTED IN THE TRADITIONAL RITZ-CARLTON LOOK AND FEEL, THESE INDIVIDUALS DESIRED A HOTEL SETTING THAT WAS RELEVANT TO ITS LOCATION, ONE THAT EMBRACED ITS SURROUNDINGS AND CREATED A SENSE OF AUTHENTICITY. To respond to the evolving market, the

elegance,” inviting the outdoors

hotelier decided to pursue a reimaging

inside while providing guests

strategy, applying a more holistic and

with high-style internal comforts.

site-sensitive approach to the design

Renovated spaces include the guest

and development of its properties.

rooms, the Lanai and Presidential

Client Acorn Asset Management, Inc, a division of Lewis Trust Group, Ltd Services Interior Architecture and Design, and Architecture

suites, the conference and meeting RTKL responded by creating a space

rooms and executive cabanas.

that appeals to younger consumers

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with different perspectives on luxury

The Eau Spa, a destination unto itself,

and service. Befitting of Palm Beach,

evokes a garden paradise. The 3,900-

RTKL’s scheme is eclectic, yet regional

SM space invites guests to engage in a

and relaxed. The award-winning

journey of the senses, abandon reality

design infuses a concept of “barefoot

and indulge in personal rejuvenation.

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