Tag Archives: Charles Melville Hays

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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Fairmont’s 100 Club!

2012 marks the 100th birthday of both the The Fairmont Copley Plaza and Fairmont Château Laurier but did you know both these grand icons of the Fairmont family join a prestigious list of centenarians? The Fairmont San Francisco opened it’s doors in 1907 and since that date many have … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series – Fairmont Château Laurier

On the 1st June, Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa, now part of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, celebrated her 100th birthday.  Here are just a few of the amazing images taken in her youth. The property opened its doors 1st June, 1912 with building … Continue reading

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