Articles by Destination

Behind the Wine-Lover's Private Paradise with Anthony von Mandl of Martin's Lane Winery

BY : Paige Rosenthal | 2017

Anthony von Mandl is easily one of British Columbia’s most successful in the beverage industry. It all began with a roll-of-the-dice purchase of the Mission Hill Estate, a dilapidated estate with run-down sheds filled to the brim with fruit...

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Here's Why Vancouver's Fairmont Pacific Rim is One of the World's Best Hotels for Business Travelers

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2017

When Mercedes-Benz chose Vancouver as the setting for the recent launch of its new 2018 E-Class Coupe—which we dubbed “the essence of modern luxury”—Vancouver, British Columbia won out over every other city both because of...


Play Out Your Cowboy Fantasies at Canada's Calgary Stampede

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2017

Calgary is cowboy cool. You’ll know you’ve arrived by its informal greeting of white hats and wide smiles—everywhere. Though it’s known as the gateway to the Canadian Rockies and host of the XV Olympic Winter Games,...


How One Music Festival in Quebec is Drawing Americans to Colonial Canada

BY : Shea Peters | 2017

Only a 90 minute flight from NYC, there’s a city in Eastern Canada that is neither Drake’s Toronto or the aristocratic, quintessentially French Montreal. A city that loves the Canadian dish of poutine, but has a healthy respect for...


The Return of Victoria's Queen—The Fairmont Empress Receives a Royal Reception

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2017

Despite being the capital city’s hub of activity with seaplanes, water taxis and assorted boats negotiating its waterway, initial approach into Victoria’s Inner Harbour aboard the V2V reveals a setting that is regally serene. To the...


Vancouver's Most Overlooked Attractions: An Airport Hotel and the Town of Richmond

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2017

Typically one doesn’t seek out airport hotels for a stay, but in the case of Fairmont Airport Vancouver, an exception is advised. No, it’s not opposite day; and yes, you read that correctly....


Chef Shane Robilliard on Lobster Decadence at a Billionaire's Resort

BY : Tiffany Leigh | 2017

Fox Harb’r resort offers sanctuary in many forms. The resort is a culinarian’s delight; situated on the eastern tip of Nova Scotia and about 90 minutes from Halifax, the area is hugged by the Northumberland Strait and Fox Harbour....

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Tasting Canada’s Wild West: A True Foodie’s Guide to Eating Your Way Through BC

BY : Fairmont Hotels | 2017

There's no place quite like British Columbia. Fairmont has teamed up with local partners to offer a variety of culinary excursions, guided tours of craft distilleries and the opportunity to forage wild ingredients with a chef. From the...

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Around The World Interview Exclusive: Jason Ma

BY : Kimberly Fisher Boone | 2017

In the Around the World Interview series, we interview different personalities from around the world on their travel style, travel tips and insider secrets. For our first interview, we sat down with Jason L. Ma, who has logged more than 2 million...

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The Romance of the Wintery Canadian Rockies at the Fairmont Banff Springs

BY : Mila Pantovich | 2017

The first time I spotted the Fairmont Banff Springs it was from a lookout spot miles away on the Tunnel Mountain hiking trail. With fresh snow clinging to my boots, I was dumbstruck by the view: the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the sky-high fir, pine...


Quebec’s Grand Old Dame Has a New Modern Glow

BY : Parm Parmar | 2016

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...


Fresh Salmon, 5-Star Hotels & Panoramic Vistas on The Rocky Mountaineer

BY : Vicki Arkoff | 2016

There’s no better British-Columbian treat than enjoying fresh salmon during peak season. Especially when it’s served in the GoldLeaf dining room aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train as it winds through the majestic Rocky Mountains past cascading...

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