The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong has finally opened and boasts the title of “highest hotel in the world”, taking the title away from Dubai.

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Originally located in the Central district, the hotel ceased operation in the beginning of the year 2008.
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After three years of disappearance, the hotel is now reborn. Located at the very top of the International Commerce Centre (ICC) in the West Kowloon district and occupying floors 102 to 118.

This stylish and contemporary hotel’s major selling point is the magnificent panoramic view of Hong Kong. Guests will be welcomed into the arrival lobby on the 9th floor before being transported up to the hotel lobby on the 103rd floor where breathtaking views of Victoria Harbour and the iconic Hong Kong skyline greet them.

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Since the opening of The St. Regis Lhasa Tibet in November, 2010, it has received significant attention for its original architectural design that merges traditional Tibetan elements with signature St. Regis amenities into a luxury hotel literally on top of the world.

At 12,000 feet above sea level, it is one of the highest luxury hotels in the world, with unimpeded views of the Himalayas and Lhasa Valley. The resort was designed from the ground up with sustainable features including solar panels, locally-sourced produce and herbs for the resort’s three signature restaurants, as well as an underground water recycling system.

The eight-acre-resort complex is inspired by the nearby world-famous Sera Monastery, built in 1419, a place of great architectural and spiritual significance to this region.

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