ALMATY – The Ritz-Carlton Almaty launched its new Wedding Club on Sept. 1. Club members – couples who have held a wedding in the hotel – are given access to benefits including parties and special offers at the hotel. This is only the second Wedding Club to be launched by the Ritz-Carlton; the first was started at the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong.
“The Wedding Club is not just a system of discounts and benefits; it is primarily a community of young people committed to The Ritz-Carlton brand and who appreciate its high level of service. We are pleased to provide comfortable stays for our guests and to give residents of Almaty the opportunity to become part of our brand and our values, having made the most important day in their life memorable, and remain in contact with them further,” said Ekaterina Sowa, marketing and sales director at The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty.
The Wedding Club cardholders enjoy benefits such as a 20 percent discount at restaurants in The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty, a 10 percent discount for events at the hotel, discount vouchers, free room upgrades and also discounts at the Six Senses Spa. Newlyweds who hold a wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty for at least 10 million tenge (US$36,972) can join the Wedding Club. Membership cards are awarded following the celebration and there is no membership fee.
One of the closest events on the calendar is the New Year’s party, which will give members of the Wedding Club an opportunity to ring in the New Year together.
The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty also offers a Wedding Concierge service. The Wedding Concierge will help the happy couple make their wedding dreams come true, with, for example, a rehearsal dinner, a church wedding or wedding ceremony. The concierge also provides information about all the advantages of holding a wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty, recommending the best suppliers, planning the best schedule for the big day, choosing the best dishes and other aspects of making a remarkable wedding ceremony.
Holding a wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty
The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty provides wedding packages that offer the most convenient and comfortable conditions thanks to the close proximity of locations and the hotel’s professional team. The hotel can host weddings and ceremonies on the territory of the hotel and in its halls, the total area of which comprises 788 square metres with a capacity to host up to 500 people. The wedding menu includes a wide variety of dishes and drinks and the hotel’s food tasting service allows the happy couple to taste and choose all dishes for their celebration in advance, giving consideration to the tastes of guests and their own preferences. The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty’s, famous cakes by Vitaly Medvedev, the hotel’s confectioner, are made to design and are created based on the wedding’s colour theme and ensure an individual approach to the smallest details.
The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty has more than 145 guest rooms and suites and is located on the top ten floors of the Esentai Tower. The five-star superior hotel offers unique rooms and exceptional service of the highest level. Featuring sleek room and suite accommodations, the opulent Six Senses Spa, and sumptuous dining at the hotel’s signature Laurent Tourondel restaurant, LT Grill, The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty, possesses a unique style unlike other hotels in Almaty. Modern style has been blended with traditional Kazakh elements, while an extensive collection of works by emerging and established Kazakh artists provides further insight into the country’s rich and dynamic culture.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD, currently operates 89 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in the United States which recognises outstanding customer service. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc.