Tag Archives: America

Five of the Best… Hair of the dog cocktails!

Enjoying the party season? Here are, our “Five of the Best” hair of the dog cocktails to brighten you up… In honour of their hardest working members of staff – the rooftop bees – The Fairmont Vancouver Airport created the … 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: 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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Vintage Photo Series – Fairmont Banff Springs – Marilyn Monroe

Throughout the years, the picturesque hotel Fairmont Banff Springs has played host to many different guests. Including many A-list celebrities. One of whom was the beautiful Marilyn Monroe. In 1953 she stayed at the Banff Springs during the filming of the movie … Continue reading

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Vintage Photos Series – Liberace

Step into the world of Wladziu Valentino ‘Liberace‘. With a career that spanned over four decades of concerts, recordings, motion pictures, television and endorsements he was most remembered for his extravagant costumes and his trademark candelabra placed on the lid … 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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Healthy, Vibrant Santa Monica – the perfect destination for the ‘New Year, New You’!

340 days of sunshine, miles of white pristine sandy beach and enough restaurants to keep foodies occupied for months, Santa Monica is high up in holiday heaven… but with a twist. Health, fitness and vitality take centre stage at this … Continue reading

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