Tunisia is the smallest country in North Africa but that has not stopped Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company to open its first hotel there. The Ritz-Carlton Tunis, Carthage is located in Carthage-SidiBou Said, a suburb of Tunisia’s capital city Tunis and is set to open it doors in last quarter of 2014. The hotel with 129-suites will also spread out to accommodate seven food and beverage outlets, an expansive ballroom and destination spa. It is situated on the Mediterranean Sea, offering an exclusive beachfront setting next to the Presidential Palace. Carthage’s ancient ruins and heritage sites are also closely located.
“We are honored to have been selected by CompanieTunisienne de Development Touristiqueto manage thisincredible property,” said Herve Humler, President and Chief Operating Officer, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. “We believe this stunning destination with its rich history and diverse culture will offer our discerning guests a unique and exciting new location to explorewhen it opens late 2014.”
Mr. Omar Jenayah, Chief Executive Officer of CompanieTunisienne de Development Touristique, said “We are delighted to partner with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in its first endeavour into Tunisia. The long and storied legacy of The Ritz-Carlton is well-suited to Tunisia’s own historical heritage.”