Category Archives: Hotels & Resorts

Kaspar comes into his own!

After a career spanning 87 years, it’s good to see the octogenarian Kaspar the Cat take centre stage at his local haunt.  He started life as a 14th guest at The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel, London, designed by Basil Ionides … Continue reading

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HotelFacts: #12 – Fairmont Baku Flame Towers Fabulous Facts!

Drum roll please – 25 fabulous facts that you may or may not know about the recently opened Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers Azerbaijan and the city itself: Fairmont Baku has: A museum quality collection of contemporary art collated by Farmboy … 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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The Azerbaijan Art Experience

Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers, Azerbaijani houses one of the world’s most interesting and diverse new art collections. The collection features 100 original fine art pieces by local and internationally renowned artists. To curate a collection as special as this it … Continue reading

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Shaken Not Stirred: Cosmopolitan

When visiting Quarter Bar and Lounge, be whisked away to fashionable New York with a drink graced with elegance, taste and presentation – the evergreen classic – The Cosmopolitan. Ingredients and method: Pour in ice to cool the glass Double … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series: ‘Fairmont Moments in Time 1900’s’

1904 – Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel opens as the first hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The capital city literally grows up around it. 1907 – The Plaza, A Fairmont Managed Hotel opens in New York. That same day, the first motorised, metered taxi fleet … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series: ‘Fairmont Moments in Time 1800’s’

Over the next week you are going to be provided with an insight into the exciting history of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, from the original hotel opening to the latest architectural marvel. It all started in… 1885 – The Fairmont Hamilton … Continue reading

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