The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai

The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai is in good hands

by 26 March 2014

Located in the heart of Shanghai’s historical past and the modern-day buzz, the Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai luxury hotel boasts 610 spacious guest rooms and hotel suites with elegant and contemporary décor enriched by touches of Asian influences.

Guests will be happy to know that senior hotelier Mr. Derek Flint, who has over twenty-five years of hospitality experience, has been appointed as the new General Manager for the flagship hotel. He will be responsible for all aspects of this iconic 610-room hotel operation, including creating memorable experiences for his guests.

Mr. Flint most recently served as General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami for almost 6 years. Prior to that, he was the General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street. Through the Beijing Olympics, under his leadership, the hotel was recognised by prestigious travel industry magazine Condé Nast Traveler on its yearly “Gold List”, and personally garnered a nomination for Top General Manager of a Luxury Hotel/Resort Worldwide by the Luxury Travel Advisor’s Award of Excellence.

With that in mind, the luxury hotel offers guests an opulent experience in a boutique setting surrounded by stunning panoramic views of the city skyline, and offers exquisite facilities for dining, entertainment and recreation.

A fully-equipped business centre caters to every business need, while the new Club Level Lounge, located on the 43rd floor, is perfectly appointed and designed for those needing to work or rest in this stylish new space.

At 500 square meters, The Ritz-Carlton Suite is one of the largest presidential suites in the city, making it the accommodation of choice to host royalty, heads of state, celebrities, heads of multi-national corporations and their accompanying entourage.

This landmark luxury hotel is located in Shanghai Centre, located on the famous Nanjing Road. Hotel services and facilities include four restaurants and lounges serving Chinese, Italian and Western favorites. There is also an extensive health club with swimming pool, gym and squash court.