The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples welcomes back Conrad Williams, a Dale Chihuly trained glass artist. Beginning Thur. Dec. 1 2016, Williams will once again provide guests an opportunity to design their own glass keepsake through an interactive glass blowing experience. Perfect for the traveler seeking unique experiences, guests will choose from a rainbow of colors and work beside the artist forming molten glass with their breath and shaping tools. The result is a beautiful one-of-a-kind creation.
“The experience is ideal for beginners,” says Conrad Williams. “It is a unique opportunity for someone who has never blown glass before to experience the unique process and create their own work of art.”
Participants will have the opportunity to design their own light catcher or ornament starting at $99 or glass bowl starting at $199. The experience is geared for the novice and will be offered poolside at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples beach resort Thur.- Sat. through April, the schedule is subject to change and based on weather.The glass blowing experience is available to both resort and local guests. For reservations and more information, please contact Conrad Williams (844) 850-3839.
About Conrad Williams
A Florida native, Conrad Williams has been creating with glass since 1998. He received his BFA from California College of the Arts in glass and sculpture. He settled into the Northwest after completing a yearlong internship with Ben Moore and Dale Chihuly. In 2008 Conrad and Erin Williams opened Studio West, an interactive gallery and glassblowing studio. The studio served as a venue for Conrad to make his work and as a teaching facility that was rated the number one thing to do in Eugene, Oregon. Shortly after the birth of his first son, Conrad and Erin returned to their hometown, Naples, FL to pursue their creative endeavors. Conrad’s work continues to draw from the heritage of Italian techniques, while appreciating Scandinavian simplicity
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.,
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates more than 90 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation using #RCMemories. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR).
About The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples
Located on the pristine white sands of Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, the Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond, Ritz-Carlton, Naples appeals to today’s sophisticated traveler with an array of pampering amenities. With 450 guest rooms and suites—all with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico—the resort offers a variety of innovative dining experiences, a luxurious, 51,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa®, two heated pools, a high-tech entertainment lounge, an interactive environmental children’s program and a wide selection of beach activities and water sports.
The Forbes Four Star, AAA Four Diamond Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples is renowned for its exceptional personalized service, inventive cuisine and luxurious accommodations, with panoramic views of the adjacent Greg Norman-designed Tiburón Golf Club. The 295-room Mediterranean-style resort, ranked as one of the top hotels in the U.S. by U.S. New & World Report is home to a pair of 18-hole signature Greg Norman golf courses at Tiburón. The course is the host location for both the annual PGA TOUR Franklin Templeton Shootout, held in December and the LPGA’s CME Group Tour Championship, held in November.