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March 19, 2018 Luxury Hotels No Comments Email Email

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is pleased to announce the next phase in the brand’s ongoing partnership with world-famous photographer and influencer, Trey Ratcliff, who will head to Southeast Asia and China this spring.

As the final chapter of his “80 Stays Around the World” tour, Ratcliff will traverse Southeast Asia and China, staying at Ritz-Carlton hotels along the way and documenting his experience on social media. Ratcliff, an internationally known photographer, artist, writer and adventurer, will also engage with local and international social influencers, partnering with them to co-create content and share #RCMemories that will inspire travellers around the world. Ratcliff’s photo tour has taken him across Europe, the United States, the Caribbean, Japan, and the Middle East, capturing the attention of his global fan base.

“The Ritz-Carlton is dedicated to helping our guests create stories around their own meaningful journeys and empowering them to share these experiences with others. We’re incredibly excited to once again partner with Trey Ratcliff, an artist who embodies these ideals and inspires global discovery,” said Lisa Holladay, Global Brand Leader, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. “Following the successes of both his previous tours, we are very much looking forward to the next phase of Trey’s journey across Southeast Asia and China.”

From early March through May, Ratcliff will tour some of the most beautiful cities in Southeast Asia and China, from Hong Kong to Langkawi as well as Beijing and Shanghai. In partnership with The Ritz-Carlton, Ratcliff will spend 3 to 5 days in each city, immersing himself in each destination through an intimate photo walk or city excursion with leading social influencers. Notable local social media influencers will serve as ideal resources for Ratcliff, providing insider destination tips and a local lens on art and photography in Southeast Asia and China. A schedule of his destinations can be found below.

For digital followers, The Ritz-Carlton and Ratcliff will host Facebook Live broadcasts from the destination activities with behind-the-scenes moments and interactions with well-known local and international personalities throughout the journey. The segments are always fun, special and surprising, as Ratcliff accepts live questions from the viewing audience to discuss his art, creativity, and inspiration.

“80 Stays Around the World” Tour of Southeast Asia and China

Hong Kong: Monday, March 12

Macao: Friday, March 16

Sanya: Saturday, March 17

Koh Samui: Tuesday, March 20

Singapore: Saturday, March 24

Kuala Lumpur: Wednesday, March 28

Langkawi: Thursday, April 1

In May, Ratcliff will visit cities across China, including Chengdu, Beijing, Tianjin, and Shanghai.

Ratcliff is known globally for his images and stories, which capture the new, unexpected and beautiful in each destination. He also runs the leading travel photography website, Stuck in Customs, posting a new photograph to the site each day. For more information regarding Ratcliff and the “80 Stays Around the World” tour of Southeast Asia and China, visit or To visually follow the tour, search hashtags #80Stays, #RCMemories, as well as destination hashtags, and follow @TreyRatcliff on his social media channels or @RitzCarlton on Instagram and Twitter.

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