The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park is leaving the Ritz-Carlton brand effective March 29th, 2018. The hotel will continue operations as The Wagner at the Battery. The news was posted on FlyerTalk and came about from an email sent from the hotel. Starting on that date they will no longer accept gift cards and you will not be able to use or earn Ritz-Carlton rewards.
Park of that email read:
“effective March 29th, 2018 the hotel will no longer be branded as a Ritz-Carlton hotel, but will continue normal operations as The Wagner at the Battery, affiliated with Leading Hotels of the World, and your reservation will be honored.”
Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park was one of only two Ritz-Carlton properties in NYC. They also have a location in White Plains and a partner hotel, The New York Edition, in Midtown.