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Design firm ready to debut Waldorf Astoria brand in Asia

25 February 2009 Press Release Hotel News

HBA / Hirsch Bedner Associates, designers of the new Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, are set to revive a second landmark heritage property on the city’s iconic Bund waterfront. The hospitality design consultancy has been appointed by Hilton Hotels Corporation to transform the former Shanghai Club at No. 2 The Bund into the Waldorf Astoria On The Bund Shanghai.

Faimont announce second project in India

20 February 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced its second project in India, Fairmont Jaipur. Scheduled to open in 2010, the hotel, located in Rajasthan in the northwest of India, joins Fairmont Hyderabad, the brand’s first foray into the Indian market. The property is being developed by Capricorn Hospitality Investments India.

Fairmont adds Cairo to residential collection

17 December 2008 Press Release Hotel News

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced a new addition to its growing residential collection, Fairmont Residences, Zamalek Island, Cairo. Located on the banks of the Nile River on Gezira Island in the highly sought-after Zamalek District, the residences lie between modern downtown Cairo and Giza.

Fairmont rebrands Nairobi classic

19 December 2007 Press Release Hotel News

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced that the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi has been re-branded as Fairmont The Norfolk after a multi-million dollar renovation program.

Fairmont appoints exec VP

24 October 2006 Press Release Hotel News

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is appointing John Williams to executive vice president of Europe, Africa and the Middle East (EAME).

Fairmont chefs on the move

27 June 2006 Press Release Hotel News

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is making new appointments to its culinary teams, bringing with them a wealth of gastronomy experience, a flair for the creative and a commitment to authentically local cuisine.

Fairmont uses wind powered PCs

2 March 2006 Press Release Hotel News

A new way for hotels to go green has arrived at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. Computers at the check-in desk will now be powered by wind energy.

The Fairmont Interview

23 March 2005 Press Release Travel Technology News

By Anna GouldmanChris Cahill, President & Chief Operating Officer, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts speaks exclusively to Breaking Travel News about where the Fairmont brand is heading in 2005.Chris was appointed President & COO of Canadian Pacific Hotels on January 1, 1998 and President & COO for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts on October 1, 2001. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Delta Hotels.  As well, he is Vice-Chairman of the Canadian Tourism Commission.