Category Archives: Eco & Nature

In the Frame: A killer on the wing

For this episode of “In the Frame”, we bring you the life blood of the Arabian Desert, the falcon. The speed and natural instincts of this intrepid hunter were long admired by the nomadic peoples of the desert. Needing a … Continue reading

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Five of the best views…

The first of our views is from Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers – room 815 to be precise.  With views over the Caspian Sea and historic city of Baku in Azerbaijan, we are sure that Fairmont Baku will inspire many for … 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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Hotel Facts #9: Get the Buzz

With a commitment to the environment for over 20 years, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is always looking for new ways in which to enhance their eco-focussed Green Partnership programme.  With the growing gloabal concern about Colony Collapse Disorder with honeybees, Fairmont Hotels … Continue reading

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In the Frame – West Wittering

Inspired by todays #FriFotos’ theme “West”, how could I resist a picture from The Hounds’ favourite spot West Wittering?  This natural and unspoiled sandy beach offers panoramic views of Chichester Harbour and the South Downs beyond! Perfect! Contributor: Alexandra Pinhorn – Photography: Sue Lowry Magellan PR is on twitter: @MagellanPR … Continue reading

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In the Frame – Elstead, Surrey

Inspired by todays #FriFotos’ theme, how could I resist one of Sue’s famed tree pictures. Taken summer 2012 on a visit to Elstead, Surrey, this picture fills me with warm summer days resting in the shade of green and verdant trees. … Continue reading

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In the Frame – The London Eye

London is a city of juxtapositions – the old and new, nature and industry, innovation and tradition. This conundrum of contradictions is beautiful and visually portrayed in this photograph of The London Eye from St James’s Park. Contributor: Alexandra Pinhorn – Photography: Sue Lowry Magellan PR is on twitter: … Continue reading

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On Top of the World at the Pic du Midi

2,877 metres above sea level, the Pic du Midi is one of the few places where you can actually say ‘I’m on top of the world’ with genuine conviction! With views across the entire chain of the Pyrenees mountains, it is … Continue reading

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In the Frame – Stormy Lyon & Mexico

Two of my favourite photographs, I love how the inevitability of the storm dramatically changes the mood of each picture. The power of nature overcomes the images, changing the colours for that short period of time, where the stormy, blackened … 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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