CHEVY CHASE, Md., Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is proud to announce a partnership with Trey Ratcliff, a world-famous photographer, artist, writer and adventurer whose photos have been viewed more than 90 billion times. His images and stories capture the unexpected and beautiful and can be seen at www.StuckinCustoms.com. Trey Ratcliff is one of the world's top 100 social media influencers with over 13 million fans and followers across multiple social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Google+. Trey begins a photo tour across the United States in New York, today at 7pm. The walks are for budding and passionate photographers, and Trey's American fans and followers who have the opportunity to tour, walk and photograph thirteen cities with him – free of charge.
"The Ritz-Carlton is honored to work with such a renowned artist and influencer in the travel category," said Ed French, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for The Ritz-Carlton. "This is a great opportunity for our guests and residents of the communities in which we serve, to learn, engage and share their experiences through photography. Trey shares The Ritz-Carlton commitment to inspire travel."
Over the next six weeks, Trey Ratcliff will journey across the Americas from New York to San Francisco touring some of the greatest cities in The United States. Each walk is complimentary to join and is an opportunity for the public to garner photography tips and see the cities through Trey's lens. Trey will be interacting with thousands of individuals, as he gives direction and explains his creative process at each of the city's major landmarks. View Trey's Photo Walk video on YouTube at https://youtu.be/nMtNBHccPL4 for a preview of his upcoming journey.
The Schedule of US Photo Walk Tours that commence at 7pm local time:
Thursday, August 6 New York City
Friday, August 7 Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, August 8 Washington, DC
Monday, August 10 Chicago, IL
Tuesday, August 11 Nashville, TN
Wed., August 12 Atlanta, GA
Friday, August 14 Miami, FL
Monday, August 17 Dallas, TX
Tuesday, August 18 San Antonio, TX
Friday, August 21 Phoenix, AZ
Saturday, August 22 Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, September 19 San Francisco, CA
In addition, one lucky photographer will get the chance to travel to spend time with Trey at his New Zealand Photo Adventure in Autumn, April 18 – 22, 2016. A few times a year, Trey plans photo adventures for people of all photography levels either in his home of Queenstown, New Zealand, or at other exotic locations around the world. The Ritz-Carlton is proud to give someone the opportunity to have an experience of a lifetime by supporting Trey's next photo adventure: http://www.viewbug.com/contests/trey-ratcliffs-put-your-best-foot-forward-photo-contest.
For more information about the US PhotoTour and locations, visit tour.treyratcliff.com.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 89 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 40 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, and for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).
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