The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C Launches Innovative Double Rewards Promotion for Event Planners in the Middle East

The first of its kind in the region from the luxury hotel company 

Dubai, UAE, 2012-11-09 — / — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC has launched a Double Rewards Promotion for Event Planners throughout the Middle East, the first promotion of its kind for the luxury hotel company in the region.

The innovative promotion is part of the existing Ritz-Carlton Rewards platform, but offers event planners the chance to earn double the points – up to 100,000 per event. The promotion is open to all existing Ritz-Carlton Rewards members who register for the promotion before 31st January 2013, or new members who enroll and register before this date. All meetings must be held before 31st May 2013 to be eligible to earn double points.

The Ritz-Carlton Double Rewards Promotion Overview:

  • Event Planners are required to be a member of Ritz-Carlton Rewards or Marriott Rewards (new enrollments permitted), and register for the promotion before 31st January 2013
  • Meetings must be booked before 31st January 2013
  • The meeting must be held between 1st October 2012 – 31st May 2013
  • There is no limit to the number of events that can earn double points

Lori Rippstein, Regional Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Europe, Middle East and Africa, comments: “The Ritz-Carlton Double Rewards promotion is a key platform for us to reward and increase the loyalty of our many Event Planners throughout the Middle East.”

Double points can be earned for rooms and catering events such as receptions, banquets, and weddings, or any meeting held within a hotel meeting room, and points can be redeemed in any Ritz-Carlton or Marriott property throughout the world.

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center is one of the eight Ritz-Carlton properties participating in the Middle East, with a variety of meeting spaces and the largest ballroom on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road, at 1,400 square meters, offering great potential for Event Planners to earn double rewards points. The Samaya Ballroom in particular offers a spectacular, versatile space for end-of-year events and parties.

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For additional information about this press release contact:
Allison Sitch
Vice President, Public Relations
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.
4445 Willard Avenue, Suite 800
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 547-4784
Fax: (301) 547-4721