The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge, Macau



Forbes Travel Guide, the world-renowned global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today unveiled its Verified List for 2019’s World’s Best Hotel Bars, naming The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge, Macau as one of the only 45 hotel bars in the world to earn the accolade.

The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge is a sophisticated and exclusive area for guests to indulge in a crafted beverage and culinary experience, with the breathtaking views of Cotai Macau from the 51st floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Macau. Shades of dark brown create a space that evokes both tradition and timeless style, with touches of contrasting colors to create an original and bold interior design that makes a statement. From delectable champagne tea-sets for splendid afternoons to a signature cocktail for glimmering evenings, The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge enables guests to relax for a moment or to be captivated for an evening. Specializing in a refreshing gin and tonic menu and classic cocktails, The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge is sure to create exceptional experiences that leave an inedible mark.

The Verified List for 2019’s World’s Best Hotel Bars recognizes 45 distinguished bars, across 13 countries, including China, France, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States and more. The best-of list comes from detailed data gathered by the Forbes Travel Guide’s inspectors, who stay at the hotels anonymously and evaluate them on up to 900 standards for the guide’s annual Star Ratings. The Verified List represents hotel bars that performed exceptionally on standards related to the quality of their beverage program, presentation and luxurious service, which differentiates from the Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating.

Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide said, “We’ve seen hotel bars evolve enormously in our 60-plus years of operating Forbes Travel Guide. Hotel bars are now destinations in their own right and have the ability to transform a hotel experience. We congratulate all of the bars on the list, which were vetted and verified based on the most rigorous standards. They not only scored highly, but also provided the most luxurious experience for hotel and local guests alike.”

Mr. Rauf Malik, Vice President of Operations at JW Marriott Hotel Macau and The Ritz-Carlton, Macau said, “The Ritz-Carlton, Macau have been receiving different recognitions from the leading authority, Forbes Travel Guide, since 2017, including but not limited to the hotel accommodation, dining and spa. Those prestigious accolades encourage us to continue to drive excellence for all our ladies and gentlemen, with legendary and world-class service that make their stay with us truly unforgettable.”

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