Aligned to the increase in travelers seeking more exclusive and out-of-the-ordinary travel experiences, guests staying at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts around the world can embrace some of the most iconic hotels, unique locales and once-in-a-lifetime exclusive offerings. From mastering authentic Royal Khmer cooking to specially curated art experiences, below is a sampling of some of the bespoke experiences these luxury brands provide.
FAIRMONT LE CHÂTEAU FRONTENAC, QUEBEC CITY
The Experience: Sample one of the largest varieties of top Quebec Cheeses in Canada
Reflecting heritage while keeping up with the latest culinary trends, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac’s 1608 Wine & Cheese Bar welcomes guests to sample selections from its unique Cheese Room, coupled with top wine offerings the world has to offer. As patrons put their trust in the bar’s expert and knowledgeable staff, to craft ideal tastings, they can enjoy exquisite views overlooking the St. Lawrence River while admiring the rich history of this iconic castle.
FAIRMONT PEACE HOTEL, SHANGHAI
The Experience: Discover the history of one of the world’s most famous hotels
Originally opened in 1929, Fairmont Peace Hotel has stood as a Shanghai landmark for over eight decades and has hosted distinguished guests from all over the world, including politicians, financiers, entrepreneurs, celebrities and Chinese officials. Guests can experience an exclusive glimpse at this rich history through a visit to the in-house Peace Museum, which features a dazzling array of collected items and memorabilia of the hotel. A series of heritage programs are also available, including History Tours, High Tea & Tales and Heritage Salons.
FAIRMONT PACIFIC RIM, VANCOUVER
The Experience: Indulge in one of the world’s rarest and finest spirits
Guests grabbing a cocktail at Fairmont Pacific Rim’s popularLobby Lounge are afforded the opportunity of sipping on Canada’s only bottle of Balvenie 50-year-old single malt Scotch whiskey. Regarded as one of the most prestigious luxury spirits in the world, guests can savor a perfect one ounce pour for $2,600 CAD in their own handcrafted and specially numbered ‘collector’s edition’ Baccarat crystal glass.
SWISSÔTEL THE STAMFORD, SINGAPORE
The Experience: Savor Singapore’s Signature culinary delicacies
A wealth of culinary delights is on offer at Swissôtel The Stamford including at the hotel’s signature Kopi Tiam restaurant, a favorite among locals and tourists for the authentic multi-cultural flavors of Singapore it presents. Here, guests will discover true regional specialties such as Hainanese Chicken Rice, Chili Crab and all-time favorites like Fish Head Curry and Laksa, as well as specialty curries such as Devil’s Curry and Vindaloo.
SWISSÔTEL MAKKAH, SAUDI ARABIA
The Experience: Witness and partake in the holy pilgrimage from above
As part of the prestigious Abraj Al Bait complex, Swissôtel Makkah is located in close proximity to the holy Masjid Al Haram, overlooking the Ka’aba, providing guests with unparalleled views over these major sites. The hotel is also equipped with private entrances that make it easier for pilgrims to reach the Masjid Al Haram. Swissôtel Makkah is the only Makkah hotel with a direct entrance through Ajyad Street.