In 2014 Marriot’s international luxury brand, Ritz-Carlton will debut its first hotel in Tunis, at Carthage in the Sidi Bou Said district. The beach front property adjacent to the Presidential Palace will offer 129 guest rooms, seven restaurants and bars and many upscale amenities synonymous with the brand. Ritz-Carlton has eight hotels in the Middle-East Africa region and 85 worldwide. (TravelWeekly.com, Sept. 11)
A brand new Le Meridien hotel has opened in the neighborhood of Rosslyn, at 1121 North 19th St. in Arlington, Virginia.
Designed by renowned architects this property features Amuse Restaurant, meeting/reception space and guest room amenities like; window walls with stunning views, 32-inch, flat screen TVs, IPOD docking stations, internet access and in-room climate control. Walk one block to the Rosslyn Metro station for convenient, quick access to all of DC’s business and government centers and tourist attractions. Georgetown is just a short walk away, across the Key Bridge.