Press Round Up: The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Opening

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain opened its doors to guests on December 18th, 2009. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, developer David Mehl, and Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company’s Allan Federer and Hank Biddle spoke at the opening ceremony on a gorgeous Friday morning. We have rounded up some of the articles that came through via the internet. We have not included articles that only came out in print. Feel free to leave more links in the comments section.

The Arizona RepublicPlanning The Ritz Resort
1.4.2010 – This article discusses Cottonwood and Greenbrier Southwest’s original Hyatt hotel plan in 2001 and how the project evolved into a Ritz-Carlton resort.

The Arizona RepublicRitz-Carlton’s first resort in state brings brand to Marana
1.4.2010 – This article talks about the economic and other impacts of the resort on the Tucson market…and the market’s effect on the resort’s sales.

CNN MoneyThe Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Open Today
12.18.2009 – A basic press release for The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain opening.

New York Times 36 Hours in Tucson, Ariz.
1.3.2010 – A nice article describing activities in Tucson. The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain gets a shout out at the end.

World GolfTom Hoch Design knows that by design, successful golf hangouts make you want to stay after play
12.29.2009 – A quick article describing Tom Hoch’s design ideas. Tom designed the clubhouse at The Ritz Carlton, Dove Mountain and has won numerous awards in his career.

Explorer NewsA grand opening, indeed, for the Ritz-Carlton
12.23.2009 – A great article covering the resort opening by The Explorer newspaper.

Fox 11 NewsTucson area gets posh Ritz-Carlton resort
12-21-2009 – A nice, short article covering the opening.

KOLD Channel 13Ritz-Carlton at Dove Mountain gets ready for opening
12.17.2009 – A description of the pre-opening buzz for the resort and some quotes from David Mehl and the ladies and gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton.

Phoenix Business JournalRitz-Carlton opens in Southern Arizona
12.18.2009 – A quick write up in PBJ

Golf Week WGC finds ritzy new home
12.31.2009 – Golf Week sounds excited about The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain as it will be the host of the Accenture Match Play 2010.

AZBiz.comRitz-Carlton Dove Mountain hotel/spa fulfills developer Mehl’s visionary dream
12.22.2009 – This article talks about the vision behind The Ritz-Carlton development and some of the related history behind the development.

Golf Inc. MagazineThe Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain wins Golf Inc.’s best clubhouse competition
2009 – Woohooo!

Arizona Daily StarRitz-Carlton opens in Marana
12.18.2009 – An article that covers the resort opening by The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson’s most popular newspaper.

Hotels MagazineHarrington’s Core Kitchen Opens At Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain 12.15.2009 – A press release for Joel Harrington’s Core Kitchen at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. Yum.

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