Golf Travel

Amelia Island Defines ‘Swanky’

By February 28, 2012No Comments

By Andy Reistetter

A gentleman named Ritz opened the first Ritz Hotel in London in 1905. At the time he set the “swanky standard” for a hotel with a kitchen on each floor so room-service meals could be served course by course. Another gentleman named Jim McManemon was part of the team that opened up the Ritz Carlton Amelia Island more than 20 years ago.

Now, having come back home as GM, the Jim Valvano- like natural leader and his incredibly talented team will make an impact on you the moment you walk in the front door to this oceanfront resort. More.