After five years in the making, Toronto is set to be home to one of the world's most recognizable luxury brands. On February 16th, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. makes its long-awaited return to Canada with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto.
With only five days to go until its February 16th opening, here are some interesting facts about Toronto's newest luxury hotel:
Over 15,000 applications were received for the 450 jobs that have been created as a result of the opening
20,000 lbs of linens were ordered for the hotel's 267 guest rooms and suites
450 pieces of original artwork by up and coming Canadian artists were hand-selected for the walls and public spaces of the hotel
Custom-designed bronze maple leafs are embedded into the lobby floor
A 500 lb single slab of green onyx marble adorns the wall above the free-standing bathtub in the 2,400 square foot Ritz-Carlton Suite
Over 200 varieties of cheese will be stocked in the glass-encased cheese cave at signature restaurant TOCA by Tom Brodi
5,000 bottles wine will be delivered to the hotel's wine cellar prior to opening day
Hotel Profile: The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
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