Wayfarer TV exclusive: inside The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles, one of California’s most luxurious hotels

900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

by James Wilkinson

Headlining the LA Live precinct, The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is firmly one of California’s most luxurious hotels thanks to its well-appointed rooms and suites, pool, spa and a club lounge that offers sensational views over the city.

The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles, has been a hotel of choice in the City of Angles since it first opened in 2010 and the offering is now better than ever, thanks to a remodelled club lounge, where fantastic drinks, breakfast and appetisers come alongside comfortable seating, sensational views and brilliant service.

To find out more about The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles, Wayfarer Host and Editor-In-Chief, James Wilkinson, spoke exclusively on camera to Hotel Manager, Shannon Gilbert, and to view the interview, click on the YouTube image above.


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Air New Zealand offers fantastic Kiwi hospitality


Air New Zealand offers daily flights to Los Angeles from Auckland, with connections available from across Australia, the South Pacific and Asia.

Flights are operated by Air New Zealand’s Boing 777-300ER and the flagship Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which features three cabins, Economy, Premium Economy and up the front, Business Premier, headlined by flatbed seats (featuring mattress toppers and large pillows for overnight flights), fantastic food and wine, thousands of hours’ entertainment and brilliant Kiwi hospitality.

The flights to Los Angeles feature a new international menu showcasing the best New Zealand to one of the world’s leading gourmand nations, the United States of America.

Onboard, premium customers can enjoy the likes of seared salmon from Marlborough, free-range chicken from Waikato and crisp salads picked straight from orchards and fields in Gisborne, Waikato and the Manawatū.

On the wine front in Business Premier, expect some of New Zealand’s best drops, including Felton Road’s 2016 Block 3 Pinot Noir from Central Otago, the Stonecraft 2018 Crofters Syrah from Hawke’s Bay and the Kumeu River Mate’s Vineyeard Chardonnay.