The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Named #1 Caribbean Resort By Condé Nast Traveler

Resort Earns Top Honors in Annual Readers’ Choice Awards for the Second Consecutive Year

GRAND CAYMAN (October 16, 2009) - Condé Nast Traveler readers have chosen The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman as the best resort in the Caribbean for the second year in a row. In the magazine’s 22nd annual Readers' Choice Survey, more than 25,000 readers voted and ranked the best cities, cruise lines, airlines, hotels and resorts worldwide. The awards appear in the November issue, on sale October 20th.

"The big news is that, undaunted by tough times, our readers are still out there, discovering the coolest experiences and reaffirming an enduring passion for travel," said Condé Nast Traveler Editor in Chief Klara Glowczewska. "It's clear that our readers are as devoted to the worldwide diversity of travel as ever."

"Our guests come to Grand Cayman to enjoy the natural beauty of Seven Mile Beach and the Caribbean Sea as well as indulge in unmatched experiences such as dining in Eric Ripert’s Blue or going on eco-adventures with Ambassadors of the Environment by Jean-Michel Cousteau," said Franz Ferschke, Vice President and General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. "However, guests return year after year because of the extraordinary service and genuine care provided by our ladies and gentlemen. They are the reason our guests and Condé Nast Traveler readers continue to honor the resort with both their visits and votes."

For reservations or more information, please contact your travel professional, call 800-241-3333 or visit ritzcarlton.com.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Spanning 144 acres sea to sea from Seven Mile Beach to the North Sound, The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman unites the top names in every field to offer its guests one-of-a-kind experiences. The resort features 365 guestrooms and suites, Silver Rain, a La Prairie Spa, five dining venues including a restaurant by Eric Ripert Le Bernardin, a tennis center by Nick Bollettieri, Ambassadors of the Environment by Jean-Michel Cousteau family program and Blue Tip, a Greg Norman-designed nine-hole golf course. For more information, visit www.ritzcarlton.com.