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Quebec’s Grand Old Dame Has a New Modern Glow

Dec 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Parm Parmar

Quebec City is renowned for its phenomenal charm, beauty, fine cuisine and its grand hotel, The Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. As the city’s chief landmark and UNESCO World Heritage site, the property is recognized as one of the most-photographed resorts in the world, and its castle-like grandeur has captured the hearts of countless dignitaries, celebrities, and royalty. 

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Vancouver: The Place to Relax, Rejuvenate and Participate

Nov 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

At first glance, things seem different in Vancouver—the sky is bluer, the harbor is livelier and the mountains are closer. Looking beyond these physical attributes is an additional appeal, best described as the “Vancouver vibe.” While the Canadian city is where to go to slow down, draw a deep breath and hit the pause button, it is also a destination for recharging your battery, renewing your interests and reinvigorating your lifestyle. In short, Vancouver represents just about everything to everybody.

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Fairmont's Canadian Castle on the Cliff

Oct 10, 2016  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

The Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, a massive Norman-style, 405-room hotel overlooking the St. Lawrence River is overwhelming when you first approach it. The three-hour drive east of Quebec City over a forested mountain road dotted with small villages does not prepare you for the massive French castle-esque property standing above the water.

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5 of Hawaii's Best Adults-Only Pools

Aug 2, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Don’t get us wrong, we’re all for family vacations, but sometimes there’s something to be said about spending a little good old fashioned adult time on a tropical island somewhere. One of our favorite destinations for a quick grown-up retreat are the beautiful islands of Hawaii. If you’re traveling in child-free mode, you’ll definitely want to look into hotels with adults-only pools. Let’s face it, you know that’s where you’ll post up for most of the trip. Here are five of Hawaii’s best resorts with pools designated for the 18 and over crowds:

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Fairmont The Palm: Dubai's Crown Jewel

Aug 2, 2016  |   Contributor: Richard Crawford

Located on the Palm Jumeirah, a collection of islands constructed in the shape of a palm tree and set in the Arabian Gulf adjacent to the city center, is the Fairmont The Palm Dubai hotel. This five-star resort property is one of the jewels of Dubai.

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Banff and Lake Louise: Jewels of the Canadian Rockies

Apr 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

To best appreciate Banff National Park, visits to its most noted landmarks are key. Originally constructed as lures for the jet-set crowd (albeit long before jets), Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise continue to draw those who seek more plush accommodations. Each of these long-time national icons were built along the Canadian Pacific (CP) Railway line in the late 1800s to provide deluxe digs to those traveling the rails in style.

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Which Ottawa Hotel Has Played Host to Queen Elizabeth, Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and Princess Diana?

May 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Maria Yates

Overlooking the Rideau Canal and next door to Parliament Hill, sits the Fairmont Château Laurier, a privileged location in the heart of Canada’s capital, thanks to a man with a vision. When Illinois-born Charles Melville Hays arrived in the country as General Manager of the Grand Turk Pacific Railway, his mandate was to improve the balance sheets of the railway’s shareholders.

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This Mexican "City on the Water" Blends in With Tropical Forests and Canals Along the Riviera

Feb 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

It has only been open less than 10 years, but Mayakoba, the eco-luxe development on Mexico’s Mayan Riviera, has already achieved a sort of legendary status among elite travelers. Its guests treasure their natural surroundings as much as any high-end amenities. Mayakoba, Mayan for "city on the water,” is all the more impressive because the tremendous effort that went into creating it remains mostly hidden from view.

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The Warmer Side of Whistler Has More Than Just Wintertime Activities

Aug 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial  |  1 Comment

It was my final day in Canada and I relaxed upon rattan palms at the entrance of Fairmont Chateau Whistler, which at 25 years of age is the village matriarch. As I awaited my transportation, I observed my surroundings. Encircled by the green of mountains and a blue sky above, the village to the left and spruce and cedars everywhere, it was a Christmas-perfect setting, one that it is best known for in the winter. But having gone in the summer, I discovered that Whistler is much more than just a winter destination.

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Fairmont Properties to Begin Opening Hotels for Bees With First Location at Royal York in Toronto

Jun 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Other than citrus fruits, much of our produce relies heavily on the natural work of bees to ensure proper pollination. Without these little black and yellow friends, our supermarket produce isles would look pretty grim, and lacking in some of our favorites like apples, peppers, strawberries, lemons, cashews and even walnuts among many others.

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Fresh Fare & Updated Villas Give The Fairmont Kea Lani a Rejuvenated Feel

Apr 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Tropical themes are common on Maui; rich koa woods, fragrant blossoming trees, and the soft melodies of the ukulele play on several properties throughout the island. While thatched roof accents and Hawaiian décor can be found everywhere, a departure from the normative island resort can be discovered at The Fairmont Kea Lani.

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Québec City: A Little Piece of Paris in North America

Aug 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

Close your eyes and imagine winding cobblestone streets, a collection of world-class museums, sidewalk cafes serving crepes and croissants and French spoken everywhere. If your imagination takes you to Paris, you would be wrong.

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The Fairmont Waterfront a Home-Away-From-Home for the Savvy World Traveler

Aug 7, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Situated on the harbor, The Fairmont Waterfront hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia offers a modern getaway location with beautiful views, tremendous service and a propensity for excellence. And for those whom demand the highest in luxury and satisfaction, Fairmont Gold – a hotel within a hotel – offers an exclusive retreat frequented by celebrities and international figures.... Read More

The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver Soars High Above the Rest in British Columbia

Jul 18, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Lovingly referred to as the 'Castle in the City,' The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver offers one of the most memorable stays in British Columbia. Great on-site amenities and accommodations await those ready to get to an amazing vacation in Vancouver.... Read More

Where to Stay in Chicago Close To The Summer Concert Series at Millennium Park

Jul 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

During summertime in Chicago, lush parks and glimmering Lake Michigan puts locals and tourists in high spirits while they make their way through The Windy City. Those visiting from now until September 1 can also experience a three-part, free music series featuring an array of musical genres performing at Millennium and Grant Parks.... Read More

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