Accor Celebrates the Holidays with One-of-a-Kind Offerings Across Canada

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH NEW AND FESTIVE EXPERIENCES AT  ACCOR DESTINATIONS ACROSS CANADA  

WITH PACKAGES AND ACTIVATIONS AVAILABLE FROM COAST TO COAST, CANADIANS CAN FIND  HOLIDAY CHEER WHILE KEEPING HEALTH AND SAFTEY TOP-OF-MIND THIS  SEASON 

As the holiday season quickly approaches,  Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Sofitel Hotels & Resorts offer guests one-of-a kind seasonal experiences across Canada. Guests can travel assured knowing the  Group’s ALL Safe and Well health and safety protocols are implemented in  properties throughout North & Central America. From Christmas themed suites,  festive treats, and holiday activities, Accor is providing a little something for  everyone this holiday season.  

ALBERTA  

Fairmont Banff Springs 

  • Christmas at the Castle Package – Experience Christmas at the Castle from December 15, 2020 to January 3, 2021. Package includes luxury accommodations in a Fairmont room, in-room decorated Christmas tree and complimentary self-parking. Recommended to book early. Click  here to book. Registered hotel guests can celebrate the festive season by participating in various  festive activities, such as holiday crafts with Mrs. Claus, a private photo session with Santa,  skating and a snowflake scavenger hunt, and much more. Activities available through January 3,  2021. 
  • Santa Suite Package – Make this season unforgettable and experience the magic of Christmas at the castle with a stay in one of the luxurious Santa Suites, which includes a visit to Santa’s Lounge. Available to book from now through December 2020. Call +1 403.762.2211 or email  bsh.reservations@nullfairmont.com to reserve. 
  • Christmas Dinner in Santa’s Suite – Experience Santa’s home away from home. Enjoy a five course family style dinner served in Santa’s exclusive suite, available nightly December 15, 2020 to December 31, 2020. 

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise  

  • Christmas Dining – There are various dining specials at the Chateau, including a traditional  Christmas three-course menu at Walliser Stube and Fairview Bar and Restaurant, and a family style Christmas dinner in the Victoria ballroom, and more. For dining reservations, please call  +1.403.522.1817 or e-mail cll.diningreservations@nullfairmont.com.  
  • Take Your Time Package – The longer you stay, the longer you save. Get in another day on the  ski hill when you book an extra day at Chateau Lake Louise. Guests can also enjoy winter holiday  programming at the property, such as a lakefront campfire, gingerbread house decorating, elf  on the shelf, and self-guided winter adventures including cross-country skiing or snowshoeing to  name a few. Receive up to 20% off your stay when you book before December 31, 2020. Available  for stays now through to March 31, 2021. To book, please contact the hotel at +1 403.522.1601  or e-mail cll.concierge@nullfairmont.com. 

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge  

  • Festival of Christmas Package – Book your accommodation in a Deluxe Room and decorate your own in-room tree, create your own stockings and expect a visit from Santa. Hotel guests can enjoy hot chocolate, skate on Lake Mildred, and more. Available between December 23, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Starting at $404 per night plus tax and resort fee. 

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald  

  • Holiday Suite Package – Guests can enjoy luxury accommodations in the hotel’s Holiday Suite. Experience holiday décor, gingerbread houses, indulge in a festive lunch and Christmas dinner in The Harvest Room. Package Includes daily breakfast for two, valet parking for one vehicle, and  access to the hotel’s festive programming. Available now through January 31, 2021.
  • Nutcracker Afternoon Tea – With a special Nutcracker Afternoon Tea located inside the hotel or an Afternoon Tea To Go, celebrate the holiday season with loose leaf teas and signature sandwiches and pastries starting at $59 per person. To book call 780.429.6495 or email  mac.dining@nullfairmont.com.   
  • Holiday Dinner To Go – The hotel’s award winning culinary team will prepare a turkey or prime rib dinner starting at $500 serving eight – smaller packages are available. Menu includes mashed potatoes, fall vegetables, dessert, homemade bread loaf, scones, festive salad, Lot 35 tea and  more. Orders must be placed 7 days prior by calling the hotel directly at 780.429.6495. For orders  now through to January 3, 2021, ask for the festive desk. 

Fairmont Palliser 

  • Christmas To Go Dinner – Pre-order holiday meals that serve 8 or 15 guests starting at $395. Choose from a large or small turkey, and enjoy Hawthorn Dining Room & Bar baked bread and whipped honey butter, garden greens, sage and apple stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, yule log,  apple pie with several add-on options. Pick-up on December 24, 2020 and December 25, 2020  between 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Order 3 days in advance of pick-up date. 

ONTARIO 

Fairmont Chateau Laurier  

  • Afternoon Tea – Enjoy a modern twist on traditional afternoon tea with the hotel’s famous English scones, open-faced sandwiches, unique pastries and Lot 35 teas steeped and poured. Tea will be served from December 5, 2020 to January 3, 2021. 

Fairmont Royal York  

  • Festive Meals To Go – The chefs at Reign Restaurant will prepare gourmet turkey and ham dinners serving 4 or 8 guests starting at $250. Meals also include kabocha squash and apple bisque, sage and onion stuffing, rosemary pan gravy, house cranberry and blood orange sauce, potatoes, root  vegetables, pie and whipped molasses cream. Order by 12:00 pm on December 22, 2020 for pick up on December 24, 2020 and December 25, 2020 between 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Order before  November 30, 2020 to receive $25 off your order and a chance to win a two-night stay with the  code EARLYBIRD. Five dollars from each order will be donated to Make a Wish Canada.

QUÉBEC  

Fairmont Le Château Montebello  

  • Country Christmas Package – Celebrate Christmas this year with Château Montebello. Package  includes accommodation for 3 nights from December 23, 2020 to December 25, 2020, Christmas 

log and hot chocolate served on arrival, breakfast and dinner at Aux Chantignoles restaurant,  family sleigh ride and a private appointment with Santa Claus. Daily holiday programming will be  available to guests. Rates from $799 plus tax per night. Children sharing their parents’ room  receive a special discount. 

    • Holiday Getaway Package – Enjoy the traditions of the Outaouais region when you stay at  Château Montebello. Package includes overnight accommodations, and breakfast and dinner at  Aux Chantignoles restaurant with gratuities included. Daily holiday programming will be available  to guests. Rates from $750 plus tax per night. Children sharing parents’ rooms receive special  discounts off their stay. Available between December 26, 2020 and January 2, 2021. 
    • Disco Indoor Ice Skating – While hotel guests are sure to enjoy fun winter activities such as  curling and snow sculpture workshops, the Château’s indoor ice skating rink is the real standout  activity this holiday season. Disco nights and a sporty-shack bar with draft beer, cocktails and  real Adirondack chairs, folklore music and sport memorabilia offer guests a memorable experience.

Fairmont Le Château Frontenac  

  • Holiday Getaway Package – Hotel guests can expect a visit from Santa on December 25, 2020 and will be given special treats for Santa and Rudolph. Additionally, an outdoor guided Christmas tour will allow guests to experience Québec traditions and authentic character in Old Québec  and Petit-Champlain. Package includes accommodation in double occupancy, festive menu  served in the room, deluxe continental breakfast tray served in bed, meal gratuities, and daily  holiday activities for all ages. Starting at $649 plus tax per night.   

Fairmont Tremblant  

  • Family Bonfire and Igloo Experience – Hotel guests can warm up by a bonfire while getting their picture taken by the hotel’s locally hired photographer. Reservations by one hour blocks from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm for $150 per family per hour. In addition, daily holiday programming will be  available to guests staying at the property. For any questions, contact the concierge team at +1  819.681.7689 or at tremblant.concierge@nullfairmont.com.  

Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu 

  • Santa Suite – Available from December 18, 2020 until January 10, 2021, only one lucky family will have the chance to enjoy it over Christmas day! Offer includes breakfast daily for 4 with service, indoor parking and holiday festivity programming including a selection of activities such  as arts and crafts, snowshoeing, ice skating, tubing, carriage rides, and more. Room is $659 plus  tax per night, minimum two-night stay. The suite offers one king size bed and one queen size  sofa bed. A supplement applies for the Holiday Brunch. Click here to book. Reservations by phone  418.665.3703. 

Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile 

  • Renoir at Home – A true Québécois dining experience is available at home with Turkey To Go from Renoir. Offering a delicious and memorable meal with duck foie gras and homemade brioche and turkey stuffed with morels, chestnuts and cranberries. 

BRITISH COLUMBIA  

Fairmont Chateau Whistler  

  • Festive Feast To Go – Order a prime rib or slow-roasted, free-range turkey starting at $299 from  Portobello Restaurant in Whistler’s Upper Village. The meal, which serves 6 to 8 people, includes several traditional sides such as a festive seasonal salad, mashed potatoes, candied yams, holiday  stuffing, gravy and a holiday yule log. Available to reserve now for pick-up between December  20, 2020 to January 1, 2021. A minimum of 72 hours notice and a full, non-refundable prepayment  is required at time of booking. To reserve, please call 604.938.2018.

Fairmont Empress  

    • Christmas at the Castle Package – Designed for Vancouver Island residents to feel like tourists  in their own province. Festive activities for hotel guests include hiking trails, a hotel scavenger  hunt, and more. Rates starting at $299 plus. Free self-parking, $50 credit for dining or spa, and  late checkout. Book for the night and stay for the weekend.
    • Holiday Festive To Go – The culinary team at the Q at the Empress will prepare your Christmas  turkey or prime rib roast hot and ready to serve starting at $399, or trussed and ready to roast for $374. Serves 8 to 10 people. Also choose from a perfectly cooked prime rib roast serving up  to 6 people. 
    • Festive Afternoon Tea – Traditional afternoon tea paired with famous seasonal offerings and  classic desserts for $85 for adults and $45 for children. Can also be ordered to go online or by  phone for $65 per person. Available for pick up Saturdays between December 5, 2020 and  December 12, 2020, and daily from December 19, 2020 to January 2, 2021.   
    • Christmas on the Veranda – Overlooking the sparkling inner harbour, gather round a fire to  enjoy seasonal hot beverages, festive treats and s’mores! Outdoor heaters keep this  enchanted space toasty warm and blankets are provided. Available Friday through Sunday  from now until January 2, 2021 starting at 4:00 pm. Walk-in only.

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver  

  • Celebration Meals To Go – This year Notch8 Restaurant is offering more options for mains,  customizable serving sizes starting at 4 to 6 guests. Select from a roast turkey, prime rib or  Christmas ham with packages starting at $199. Menu includes brussels sprouts and pancetta,  honey thyme glazed carrots, mashed potatoes, artisan rolls and almond cherry clafoutis. Call +1  604.662.1900 to order. 
  • Festival of Trees Vancouver – The lobby of the hotel will transform into a holiday wonderland  with beautifully decorated trees to raise funds for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. BC  Children’s Hospital is the only of its kind in the province, devoted exclusively to the care of  children. This means that one million kids count on the hospital for specialized care they often  can’t receive anywhere else. Everyone is encouraged to participate by voting for their favourite  tree, however, social distancing and mask wearing protocols will be in place to ensure the safety  of viewers. A cherished community tradition, the Festival of Trees will take place from November  27, 2020 to January 3, 2021. 
  • Hashtag Holidays – Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has partnered with the creative masterminds at Koncept Event Design to create a unique picture-perfect holiday experience at The Roof. Guests can snap their best poses in each of the 10 themed installations, including the gift-wrapped  room, the candy cane lane, and a shimmering installation. Tickets must be purchased in  advance. Guests are required to strictly adhere to social distancing guidelines. Five dollars from  every ticket sold is donated to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Runs from December 7, 2020  to January 3, 2021. 

Fairmont Vancouver Airport (For Plane Lovers)  

  • Holiday Suite Package – Celebrate the season with the whole family with a magical stay in Fairmont Vancouver Airport’s Holiday Suite. Includes a one-night stay in the largest and most luxurious suite, the Jade Suite, decked out in beautiful festive décor plus a festive welcome  amenity, family fun activities, including a gingerbread decorating kid, breakfast in bed for four,  late check-out and a $25 donation per night to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Starting rate at  $899 per night plus tax. Available now through to December 28, 2020. Please call +1  604.207.5200, email vancouverairport@nullfairmont.com 
  • Sparkling Festive Tea – For the first time ever, guests can enjoy a sparkling version of a Festive Afternoon tea from the special setting of the hotel’s luxurious 14th floor Gold Lounge. Set against the backdrop of YVR’s active airport runways and the North Shore mountains, indulge in a glass  of sparkling wine along with a seasonal menu of savory tea sandwiches, fresh scones and a  selection of holiday-themed sweets. Available December 5, 12 and 19, 2020.  

Fairmont Pacific Rim  

  • Eat, Drink, and Be Merry at Fairmont Pacific Rim – Just in time for the holiday season, Fairmont Pacific Rim has re-imagined the Chairman’s Suite tent, located on a private outdoor terrace overlooking the hotel pool and Coal Harbour, and the Fairmont Gold Lounge, located on the 20th floor, into a winter wonderland. These 2 unique spaces will be available now through January 1,  2021 for up to 30 people with featured cocktails from The Lobby Lounge. Call +1 604.695.5300.  
  • Christmas Dinner To Go – Bring your Christmas dinner in and choose from beef wellington or fennel citrus herb-crusted salmon serving 4 to 6 guests starting at $365. Meal add-ons include holiday spiced butternut squash soup, truffle mac and cheese, artisanal charcuterie and  farmhouse cheese, and shrimp cocktail. Order before December 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm for pick up December 24, 2020 and December 25, 2020 between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. To order, call  the hotel at + 1 604.695.5300.
  • The Pacific Rim Life Luxury Advent Calendar – Available for purchase online from now through to December 11, 2020, the Fairmont Pacific Rim’s advent calendar will be visiting virtual mailboxes from December 12, 2020 to December 24, 2020, for 12 days of gift-giving indulgence.  From an overnight stay and room upgrades to food and beverage credits, spa treatments, and  more, the inclusions in the calendar are valued at over $2,300. In addition, one lucky advent  calendar recipient will be gifted the Golden Ticket item, one-night stay in the Prime Minister’s  Suite (valued at $15,000 CAD). Limited quantities are available. Items included in the advent  calendar have an expiration date of December 30, 2021. $1,500 per calendar.

MANITOBA  

Fairmont Winnipeg  

  • Home Not Alone at Fairmont Winnipeg Package – Guests can experience an unforgettable overnight including complimentary in-room movie, breakfast for four, desert bar and self parking. Children under 12 can dine for 50% off the regular menu. Available now through January 10, 2021.   
  • Turkey To Go –Take home a perfectly paired bottle of red, white or sparkling wine to enjoy along with your dinner. Choose from turkey or roasted CAB beef tenderloin starting at $255. An individual turkey dinner is available for $41. Menu includes a cellar vegetable medley, freshly  baked rolls, apple and sage stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, gravy and pie. To reserve  call +1 204.985.6247, email LOM.reservations@nullfairmont.com   

Travel + Give Back with Trees of Hope Package 

Between now and January 31, 2020 travelers are invited to embrace the true meaning of the holidays  with the Trees of Hope package at select Fairmont and Swissôtel properties. A charitable initiative that  supports local communities, the package includes savings of up to 25% off the daily rate, a $25 hotel  credit and a $10 donation per night to the hotel’s local charity of choice. Advance reservations are  required; cancellation policies and blackout dates vary by property.  

Fairmont Holiday Gifts

Give the gift of Fairmont this holiday season with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ new gift bundles featuring  four different gift categories. The Fairmont Signature Sleep Experience turns your home into a dream  come true with hotel favorites including The Fairmont Signature Bed, Duvet (all season), Fairmont Linens  (Sheet Set, Duvet Cover, Pillow Sham), Pillows, Towel Set and Le Labo Rose 31 Travel Kit ($4,200.) The  Fairmont Robe Bundle includes two Fairmont white Gold Floor Robes and two pairs of Fairmont  Slippers ($295.) The Le Labo Experience includes shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, shower gel,  massage oil, bar soap, hand wash, and hand lotion in Rose 31, Fairmont’s Signature Scent ($421.) Indulge  in head to toe comfort with the Towel Bundle and receive 2 bath towels, 2 hand towels, and 2 washcloths  to elevate your at-home bath routine ($98.)  

Earlier in the year, Accor introduced cleanliness protocols and hygiene safeguards at its hotels worldwide  through the Group’s ALLSAFE cleanliness label developed with the support of Bureau Veritas, a  recognized world leader in testing, inspections and certification services. To offer additional reassurance  to travelers as they head out on new adventures, Accor properties in North & Central America feature  enhanced protocols and procedures implemented through its ALL Safe & Well program – a comprehensive  health and safety program addressing every part of the customer journey. All protocols and standards  are reviewed and evaluated regularly to ensure relevance and maximum efficacy, and are subject to vary  by hotel and change based on the guidance of the WHO, CDC & PHAC, AHLA & USTA, and local health  and government authorities. Additional information about ALL Safe & Well can be found online at  www.allsafeandwell.com.  

We strongly encourage reservations in advance. Terms and conditions vary by property. Other  restrictions may apply. 

ABOUT ACCOR 

Accor is a world leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,000 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout  110 countries. The group has one of the industry’s most diverse and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems encompassing luxury  and premium brands, midscale and economy offerings, unique lifestyle concepts, entertainment and nightlife venues, restaurants  and bars, branded private residences, shared accommodation properties, concierge services, co-working spaces and more. Accor  also boasts an unrivalled portfolio of distinctive brands and approximately 300,000 team members worldwide. Over 65 million  members benefit from the company’s comprehensive loyalty program ALL – Accor Live Limitless – a daily lifestyle companion that  provides access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences. Through its Planet 21 – Acting Here, Accor Solidarity, RiiSE  and ALL Heartist Fund initiatives, the group is focused on driving positive action through business ethics, responsible tourism,  environmental sustainability, community engagement, diversity and inclusivity. Founded in 1967, Accor SA is headquartered in  France and publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACRFY)  in the United States. For more information visit group.accor.com or follow Accor on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.  

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Media release and image provided by Sydney Torgov, Chimera Collective.

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