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The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte to Offer Complimentary Vehicle Usage Weekend Guests in October

CHARLOTTE, NC. -- September 30, 2013 -- Guests staying at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte on Friday and Saturday evenings in October can drive the latest MINI, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and BMW models on a complimentary basis, as The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte and Hendrick Automotive Group join forces for the month.

The new weekend experience allows guests to enjoy a complimentary vehicle rental through Hendrick Automotive Group, with a specified car brand provided for each of four weekends, and to use it to visit the many sports, nature and leisure destinations located in and around Charlotte. The program offers each driver up to three hours of complimentary car use between 4 and 9 p.m. on Fridays and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays.

“We are delighted to provide this exceptional amenity to our October weekend guests,” said David Rothwell, general manager for The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte. “Fall is a spectacular season not only in Charlotte, but also throughout the state. There is no better time to enjoy a scenic driving experience here.”

Available on a first-reserved basis, the limited-time Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte program will accept on-site reservation requests by hotel guests each Friday and Saturday morning of the program. Guests will need to present a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance in order to take advantage of the offering. Participating dealerships are:

October 4 and 5 - Hendrick MINI
October 11 and 12 - Hendrick Lexus
October 18 and 19 - Hendrick Motors of Charlotte
October 25 and 26 - Hendrick BMW

Reservations for The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte are available online at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/, by toll-free telephone at 800-241-3333, or through a travel professional. For further information about the AAA Five-Diamond Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, visit www.ritzcarlton.com/charlotte or call the hotel directly at 704-547-2244.

For media inquiries, please contact:

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
Seamus Gallagher
Phone: (704) 547-2244
Email: Seamus.Gallagher@ritzcarlton.com