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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 Banff Springs – part one

This year The Fairmont Banff Springs “Canada’s Castle in the Rockies” celebrates its 125th Anniversary of legendary hospitality. With the original hotel burning down in 1926, the French chateau style which you can see today took its place in 1928, with various additions made … 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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