Category Archives: Central & South America

Magellan’s 2014 Travel Wishlist

Happy New Year to all! We have finally left 2013 after a year of exciting travel and stepped into 2014 and we at Magellan PR have created a travel wishlist for the places where we would like to create new memories this … Continue reading

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Hotel Facts #13: The Tale of a World-Famous Gingerbread House

For more than a century, The Fairmont San Francisco, has delighted guests with its world-famous gingerbread house every Christmas. The tasty festive display measures an impressive  6.7 metres high by 7 metres wide and each year the pastry shop staff … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series: Desi Arnaz

Everybody Conga! Born in Santiago, Cuba on the 2nd March 1917, and helping to create one of the most famous dance crazes to date with his participation in the Latin Music world, Desi Arnaz went from cleaning canary cages to gracing the Hollywood … Continue reading

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Shaken Not Stirred – The ‘Brothers of Italy’ at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Last year during the Olympics, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess celebrated the different nationalities participating with a selection of country-inspired cocktails! This was one of our favourites, designed to celebrate Italy. So recreate a little of last years patriotic splendour with … Continue reading

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The Writing is on the Wall at The Fairmont Dallas

The Fairmont Dallas has just announced their Artist in Residence of 2013 – graffiti artist DOSE! Until March DOSE will be working in an on-site art studio and living at the hotel full-time in return for a custom piece for the hotel’s permanent collection. Born … Continue reading

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Tea Truths!

Tea like money makes the world go around and to honor this warming and delicate drink form the Far East, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts have been counting the teabags, cups and sugar cubes to bring us some interesting tea related facts… The Fairmont … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – The ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

With the Presidential Inauguration fresh in everyone’s minds, why not toast to President Barack Obama‘s second term with this patriotic and tasty little number – the Star-Spangled Banner from the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Ingredients •  45ml woodford reserve •  teaspoon of rhubarb bitters •  tablespoon … Continue reading

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Feeling the cold? Then take a look at our Fab Five Best Beaches from 2012

The first in our count down is the just opened and uber-chic Fairmont The Palm, Dubai. Elegantly framed by palms and with soft golden sand, the beach at The Palm is a perfect way to relax after a day touring this magnificent city. Taking … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – The ‘Brandy Alexander’ at The Fairmont San Francisco

The Fairmont San Francisco’s ‘Hurricane Bar’ is known for it’s excellent cocktails and to ensure nobody misses out, visitors can recreate their masterpieces at home with various cocktail recipes – this is one of our favourites! Crafted for the wedding celebrations of … Continue reading

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The importance of a Pier!

It’s been two years since I last visited Viceroy Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Mexico and during that time, a new arrival has made its presence known – a Pier has appeared. You may think that this is inconsequential but you … Continue reading

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