First Ritz-Carlton Reserve in the Americas Debuts in Puerto Rico

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The luxurious hotel chain arrives in Puerto Rico

When Laurance Rockefeller opened the Caribbean’s first luxury eco-resort in 1958, the Dorado Beach Hotel and Golf Club in Puerto Rico, celebrities like John F. Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, Ava Gardner and Joan Crawford flocked to it. This week ushers in a new era of jet-setting at the legendary 1,400-acre property as it re-opens as the $342 million Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve—the first Reserve property in the Americas from the world famous hospitality brand. lltitle=Eco-Friendly Luxury Resort in Puerto Rico ###llcontent= Originally opened in 1958, the Dorado Beach Hotel and Golf Club in Puerto Rico has undergone a $342 million makeover to become the 1,400-acre Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. This will be one of only 20 exclusive Reserves to be created around the world in remote and unspoiled locales, each celebrating its setting and blending harmoniously with its natural surroundings.

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