Tag Archives: USA

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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Shaken not Stirred: Poinsettia

For this episode of Shaken not Stirred, we bring you a fizzy little number named after everyone’s favorite festive foliage the Poinsettia. Made with champagne and cranberry juice this sparkling cocktail from Fairmont Hotels & Resorts will have you toasting … 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: Robert Stack

In this edition of the ‘Vintage Photo Series’ we take a look at Robert Stack, an actor that always told it like it is and could be seen as nothing but a straight shooter! Throughout his career, Stack became ‘Untouchable’ … 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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The History of Santa Monica Pier – Part Two

In part two of our whistle-stop tour of Santa Monica Pier, we bring you up to the modern day with this attraction known as a local historical gem and popular tourist attraction.  It’s also the best place to witness stunning … Continue reading

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The History of Santa Monica Pier – Part One

Santa Monica Pier, located on a legendary, award-winning sandy beach, has over the years acted as a major focus point for both citizens and tourists alike in Santa Monica, the chic little city on the sea. Originally built on concrete piles, the pier … 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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