Ritz Carlton ‘Grand Tour’: A curated driving experience through the region

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Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Muscat will be the final pitstop of the Grand Tour.

The Ritz Carlton’s first ‘Grand Tour’ will explore the breath-taking vistas of the region as part of a four-day driving experience from Abu Dhabi to Muscat. The luxurious drive has been curated in partnership with the Italian iconic automotive brand, Maserati and will see a carefully-selected group of regional tastemakers embark on an journey from Abu Dhabi to Muscat, travelling the region’s most drivable roads and taking in some of its most breathtaking vistas as they discover legendary hospitality at The Ritz-Carlton hotels and resorts along the way.

Ritz Carlton ‘Grand Tour’: A curated driving experience through the region
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

THE DRIVE
The drive will begin in the UAE’s capital at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, travelling north through The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert and finally arriving at the legendary Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Muscat.

THE JOURNEY
Along the way guests will be treated to a host of memorable encounters including high octane motorsports at Yas Marina Circuit, a sunset cruise on a private yacht, a ride on the world’s longest zipline, falconry shows, stargazing and some of the finest gastronomical delights in the region. The voyage will be set against a backdrop of astonishing mountainous views and coastal cruising from the Arabian Gulf to the Sea of Oman.

Ritz Carlton ‘Grand Tour’: A curated driving experience through the region
The newly introduced Maserati Levante Trofeo will be part of the driving experience.

THE CARS
Guests of The Ritz-Carlton Grand Tour will be able to drive a fleet of luxury automobiles courtesy of Maserati, the universally recognized symbol of motoring excellence, rich in tradition and sporting successes, including the Quattroporte, Ghibli, the GranCabrio and the newly introduced Levante Trofeo and GTS.

The Ritz-Carlton Grand Tour will take place in the second week of October by private invitation only. Marriott Bonvoy Members who have exchanged their points for this incredible super car tour will also get to partake the experience for a journey of a lifetime unravelling the charm of the Middle East.