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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

Experience Fairmont Scottsdale Princess' Third Annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest

Jul 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is gearing up for Independence Day with their 3rd annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest from July 4-7. The luxurious AAA Five-Diamond resort will be hosting concerts, fireworks, and patriotic picnics during the four-day event. They will also feature military salutes and a new zip line for guests to experience.... Read More

Cucumber Spa Treatments Offered at Fairmont Hotels Around the World

Jun 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The cucumber is a famously effective spa treatment and now the humble fruit is becoming a center attraction at Spas at Fairmont around the world.... Read More

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Offers World-Class Shopping Packages

May 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Looking for a fashionable summer, then look no further than Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Fairmont hotels are located in fashion epicenters all over the world.... Read More

Fairmont Baku, Azerbaijan Set to Open Spring '13 With Stunning Design

Apr 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Fairmont Baku, Azerbaijan is set to open later this spring but it has already drawn award-winning attention from its stunning design.... Read More

Fairmont Partners With Reebok to Expand Fairmont Fit Program

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has a history of helping guests stay healthy and on track even while traveling. In an effort to expand its Fairmont Fit program, Fairmont has announced a new partnership with Reebok, giving guests that are members of the Fairmont President’s Club, luxury hotel brand’s complimentary loyalty program, access to Reebok workout gear and footwear, which is delivered directly to their guestroom for use in-room, in the gym or to enjoy in the great outdoors. “Many of our guests have told us that they want to stay active during their travels,” said Brian Richardson, vice president, brand marketing and communications at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. “By adding a partner like Reebok, one of the world’s top... Read More

Fairmont Kea Lani Wins Big at 'Aipono Restaurant Awards

Apr 27, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Kō restaurant at the Fairmont Kea Lani won three awards at the tenth annual ‘Aipono Restaurant Awards by No Ka ‘Oi Magazine. “’Excellence in food” translates to  ’Aipono in Hawaiian. The menu of the luxury hotel’s signature restaurant is this year’s Best Menu for a Small Planet winner. Additionally, the restaurant also picked up a silver-level award for Best Epicurean Twist on a Local Favorite and tied for a silver-level award in the Best Hawaii’s Regional Cuisine category. Kō‘s Executive Chef Tylan Pang won the 2012 Friends of Ag award. The special acknowl... Read More

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