CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte launched today a Red, White, Blue and Green package to celebrate the announcement that Charlotte will host the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
Underlining the LEED® Gold-certified hotel’s commitment to sustainability in travel, Red, White, Blue and Green will feature overnight accommodations and a deluxe wine and cheese experience in the hotel’s new Urban Sip Wine and Scotch Bar. Located on the AAA Five-Diamond property’s 15th floor and providing spectacular views of Charlotte, Urban Sip serves the Carolinas’ largest selection of premium wines by the glass and the city’s largest menu of Scotches.
Flights for two of both red and white wines and a flight of artisanal bleu cheeses will highlight the Urban Sip portion of the Red, White, Blue and Green package. Adding a touch of green to the experience, package guests driving an electric or hybrid car will receive included overnight hotel parking.
Offered Thursday through Saturday evenings from today until the Convention, and based upon availability, Red, White, Blue and Green at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte is priced from $269 per couple per night and includes:
- Deluxe weekend accommodations for one night
- Red, White and Blue wine and cheese flight for two at Urban Sip
- Overnight parking for a hybrid or electric car
Reservations may be made at 800-241-3333, at http://www.ritzcarlton.com, or through a travel professional.
About The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
An eco-focused rarity among branded luxury hotels, The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte offers 146 guest accommodations delivering highly-advanced technological, environmental and frequent-travel features. The 18-story hotel features a 13,000-square-foot bi-level penthouse Wellness Center, Fitness Center and Aqua Lounge, 12,000+ square-feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, and dramatic added event space in the glass-roofed Urban Garden adjoining the hotel. Among its environmental features, the hotel’s green vegetated roof is home to 18,000 plants, a chef’s garden, and two beehives housing 100,000 bees who create honey for hotel culinary usage. Dining highlights include the Lobby Lounge’s regional and organic culinary choices, a street-side BLT Steak, and Urban Sip. Urban Sip is the only hotel wine bar in the Carolinas to make available single glasses of such premium selections as Opus One, Quintessa, Far Niente Chardonnay, Cakebread Chardonnay and Dom Perignon Champagne.