LONDON — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company team is planning to open its first hotel in Israel’s Herzliya, located north of Tel Aviv, in late 2013.
“We are delighted to be opening this exceptional seafront property at a time of historic growth in incoming tourism to Israel. Global travellers will now have the opportunity to enjoy The Ritz-Carlton’s award-winning service and experience here as we establish the definitive luxury experience in Israel,” said Herve Humler, president and COO, The Ritz-Carlton. “The Ritz-Carlton will bring its legendary service standards to Israel and offer the global affluent traveller a destination for both leisure and business in Herzliya.”
The 12-storey, 197-room property includes 82 suites with sea views and balconies. The hotel features a roof-top swimming pool, The Ritz-Carlton Spa and Fitness Centre, outdoor terraces, 4,500 sq. ft. of meeting space and a business centre.
Meanwhile, chef Yonathon Roshfeld will create a kosher dining menu at the Herbet Samuel restaurant within the hotel using local, seasonal produce complemented by kosher Israeli and international wines. A panoramic rooftop bar will offer sweeping views overlooking the coastline.