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The Ritz-Carlton; helping to shape Naples

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See larger In March 1985 a half built Ritz-Carlton, Naples started towering over the landscape along the beach in North Naples. Nine months later in December, the Ritz opened its doors to sophisticated travelers becoming a flagship property with AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star designations. Eric Strachan/Staff

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In March 1985 a half built Ritz-Carlton, Naples started towering over the landscape along the beach in North Naples. Nine months later in December, the Ritz opened its doors to sophisticated travelers becoming a flagship property with AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star designations. Eric Strachan/Staff

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  • In March 1985 a half built Ritz-Carlton, Naples started towering over the landscape along the beach in North Naples. Nine months later in December, the Ritz opened its doors to sophisticated travelers becoming a flagship property with AAA Five-Diamond and Forbes Five-Star designations. Eric Strachan/Staff
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  • In September 1985, just three months before the opening of the Ritz-Carlton, Naples, alligator trappers snag an early guest to the luxury resort on the property. Fast forward to 2010 and readers of Travel + Leisure vote The Beach Resort No. 1 in Florida and one of the best 25 hotels in the U.S. The resort also made Condé Nast Traveler's 2010 Gold List, ranking it among the finest hotels in the world. Eric Strachan/Staff
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Naples under construction in 1985. Eric Strachan/Staff
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