Monthly Archives: July 2013

Suite Dreams Series: #12 Jean Alesi Suite at Fairmont Monte Carlo

Originally from Sicily, but born in Avignon, Jean Alesi made his debut into racing with Rally, Formula 3 and Formula 3000. His career highlight was when he broke into Formula 1 on the mythical French circuit, “Paul Ricard”. Although starting with a modest Tyrrell Racing team, … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: The ‘Burlington Bertie’

If you are lucky enough to be at Glorious Goodwood this summer (30th July – 3rd August), you will probably come across the tic-tac men shouting “Burlington Bertie, one hundred to thirty!” The tic-tac is the bookmakers language of choice … Continue reading

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Magellan has started its YouTube adventure!

The time has come for Magellan Public Relations to spread its wings and step into the world of video! We have jumped aboard the YouTube train and the production team has been out in full force. Please join in the revolution and take a … Continue reading

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In the Frame: Dalyan Rock Tombs

While travelling in Turkey this year I was lucky enough to come across the spectacular rock-cut Dalyan tombs. This group of 4th century BC tombs – including the largest, unfinished one – have borne dumb witnesses to the events throughout … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: ‘The Great Goodwood Punch’

This year Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is going to the races, Glorious Goodwood to be precise. To help celebrate this great occasion, ‘Best Barman in the World’ – Slovakian Erik Lorincz, Head Barman of the American Bar at The Savoy … Continue reading

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Valladolid is capital…

Once the capital city of Spain, Valladolid is steeped in history. Queen Isabella I of Castile married King Ferdinand of Aragon in the city. It was in this most regal of cities where Philip II of Spain, who was also Phillip 1st of England was born… … Continue reading

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In the Frame: A Very Arabian Sunset….

For this episode of “In the Frame”, we bring you the sun setting over the dunes of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. So if the British summer is getting you down, then sit back, relax and watch this sun set. Contributor: … Continue reading

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Baklava – A Taste of the Middle East

Have you own little taste of the Middle East this summer with the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts‘ recipe for Pistachio and Date Baklava. Firstly make the lemon sugar syrup. Take 300g sugar, 300g honey, 300g water and 40ml lemon juice. Then boil together and allow … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series: Jayne Mansfield

For our next vintage photo instalment, may we please present the sultry screen siren Jayne Mansfield. Mansfield became a major Broadway and Hollywood star in 1956, marking her entry as one of the original celebrities, before her tragic death aged just 34 in 1967. … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: ‘God Save the Queen’ Cocktail

In Celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation we look back at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess‘s cocktail. In its title, “God Save the Queen” it reflects how we all feel about this remarkable and iconic woman, who has dedicated her life to our country. … Continue reading

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