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The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai’s last room renovation was completed in early 2009. The massive project topped $40 million, and the result was 610 newly designed rooms and guest suites decked out in tan with accents of gold and maroon. The most recent revamp of 11 meeting rooms, the ballroom and the business center was completed in June 2011. Improvements included the addition of state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, video-conference technology, Wi-Fi Internet access and a décor facelift. As with the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel’s overall construction, these areas have also been heavily influenced by feng shui.