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AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
Publish Date : 31-Aug-2007
Toronto, ON August 31, 2007
Canada's Top 100 Employers–2008 (as featured in Maclean’s Magazine)
Fairmont was the only hotel company included in the 2008 rankings of Canada’s top employers, the brand’s 6th consecutive appearance on the list.
Condé Nast Traveler -Gold List- 2007
18 Fairmont properties were recognized, including The Fairmont Chateau Whistler for “Best Activities” and The Fairmont Washington, D.C for “Best of Design”.
Condé Nast Traveler -Top 100 Golf Resorts-2007
8 Fairmont golf resorts listed, including The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Canada’s highest-ranking resort, and newcomer to the list, Fairmont St Andrews, Scotland.
Condé Nast Traveler - 20th Annual Readers’ Choice Award Top 100– 2007
18 Fairmont properties recognized, including The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle and Fairmont Le Montreux Palace placing in the Top 100 “Best of the Best” category.
Condé Nast Traveler UK –Reader’s Poll -2007
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler was included in reader’s top choices for North American & Caribbean hotels, and London’s Savoy was ranked in 2nd place in the category of UK business hotels.
Travel + Leisure- 500 World’s Best Hotels- 2007
Travelers have spoken, and chosen 13 Fairmont Hotels & Resorts for the 500 World’s Best listing, including the following top hotels in their respective cities: Fairmont Le Château Frontenac (Quebec City), The Fairmont Waterfront (Vancouver) and Fairmont Château Laurier (Ottawa).
Travel + Leisure Golf- World’s Best Golf Resorts- 2007
Fairmont properties dominated the list of Canada’s most respected courses, with The Fairmont Banff Springs, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and The Fairmont Chateau Whistler scoring high with readers.
Travel + Leisure- World’s Best Business Hotels - 2007
Fairmont was noted as a favourite for business travel, with Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle and The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel being recognized.
Four and Five Diamond CAA-AAA Awards-2007
Five Diamond Hotels: The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle.
Five Diamond Restaurants: The Banffshire Club at The Fairmont Banff Springs and the Newport Room at The Fairmont Southampton.
Forbes Traveler 400 List-2007
The first annual Forbes Traveler List was comprised of the world’s best hotels and resorts as selected by a panel of more than 80 travel experts. The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, The Fairmont Banff Springs, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise were all recognized.
Strategy Magazine- Cause + Action Awards 2007
The magazine awards honor Corporate Social Responsibility brand programs that are “changing minds”. Fairmont was chosen as having the Top Eco Hospitality Program.
Meetings & Incentive Travel 2007 Readers’ Choice Awards
Canadian meeting planners selected five Fairmont properties as their top choices for events, including: The Fairmont Royal York, The Fairmont Waterfront, The Fairmont Palliser, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and The Fairmont Newfoundland.
Incentive Magazine’s 2007 Platinum Partners Awards
Readers in the Incentive industry voted on their top suppliers, and recognized five Fairmont properties, including The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club, The Fairmont Orchid, The Fairmont Banff Springs, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and Fairmont Southampton.
Worldwide Hospitality Awards -“Best Corporate Social Responsibility Award”- 2006
Fairmont’s Green Partnership–its industry-leading environmental program, was recognized for Best Corporate Social Responsibility program.
2006 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) - Tourism for Tomorrow Awards
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts won in the Global Tourism Business Award category for best practices in responsible tourism development
World Travel Awards 2006
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts was recognized as “North America’s Leading Hotel Brand” and for the “World’s Leading Hotel Brand Internet Site” – www.fairmont.com (4th consecutive year)
Condé Nast Traveler Top 50 Ski Resorts - 2006
The Fairmont Banff Springs, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, and The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise once again made the list of the world’s top resorts for hitting the slopes.
Condé Nast Traveler - Top 100 Reader’s Choice Awards- 2006
Readers recognized 13 Fairmont properties, in Canada, the U.S and the U.K as top notch in their respective countries.