FAIRMONT LEADS THE CHARGE WITH GE ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS

Photo: Fairmont Hotels

Three Fairmont hotels in British Columbia have announced the installation of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations, in partnership with GE Energy Industrial Solutions. The Fairmont Waterfront in Vancouver led the hotel group in early adoption of these stations, with The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver and The Fairmont Empress in Victoria announcing their participation soon after. The hotels will make the charging stations available both to guests and other travellers in the area. Drivers can simply swipe a card, plug in and charge their vehicles at the stations.

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FAIRMONT LEADS THE CHARGE WITH GE ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS

Canucks Fever at Vancouver Fairmont Hotels

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The air in Vancouver is practically vibrating with the excitement of watching the Canucks battle the Bruins in the Stanley Cup play-offs, and now Vancouver’s Fairmont hotels are joining in the fun, with special cocktails, dishes, parties, and packages to celebrate the men in blue and green.

The Fairmont Waterfront
Watch the games at the famous Herons West Coast Kitchen + Bar (they added TVs just for the play-offs), and get a game-night Burger and Beer special for just $15. Try a Canuck-tini and the delectable Sedin Duo Chocolate Dessert (chocolate mousse cake with a chocolate-covered macaroon, raspberry sauce and a chocolate hockey stick) and the restaurant will donate $1 from each purchase to the Stanley Park Ecology Society.

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Canucks Fever at Vancouver Fairmont Hotels

Finding a Hotel for the Whole Family in Vancouver

Finding a hotel that satisfies everyone in the family can sometimes be a challenge.

Not in Vancouver.  A range of family-friendly hotels in the city offer services ranging from babysitting to special activities for kids.  Among the best options is the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, an elegant, historic hotel in the heart of the city with an innovative lineup of programs and packages for families.

For starters, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is offering a special Family Affair package.  When one room is booked at regular price (starting at $209), a second room is available at half-price.  That means plenty of space for mom and dad and for the kids.  The package also ensures that the family stays well fed.  Complimentary breakfast for four people is included, and there’s a 25 percent discount on food and beverages.

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Finding a Hotel for the Whole Family in Vancouver