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Fairmont Empress Receives Forbes Four Star Award

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Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list on February 16, 2021, naming Fairmont Empress as a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel for the fourth consecutive year. Fairmont Empress…

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Fairmont Empress Named Best Historic Hotel in the Americas

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Canada’s Castle on the Coast receives top honour in the Americas The 2020 Awards of Excellence were announced today by Historic Hotels of America | Historic Hotels Worldwide, and Fairmont…

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Ultimate BC Adventure

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Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine featured this incredible three destination experience that was curated by three epic BC destination resort properties: Fairmont Empress, Wickanninish Inn and Nimmo Bay Resort.

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Canada’s 50 Best Bars

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Q Bar inside Fairmont Empress is named to Canada’s 50 Best Bars in 2020.

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An Affair Steeped in History

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HISTORY OF AFTERNOON TEA The storied tradition of afternoon tea began in 1840 in England when the seventh Duchess of Bedford found herself peckish around 4pm. Dinner was served fashionably…

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Top 5: Family Fun in Victoria, BC

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Family Fun in Victoria Victoria, BC enjoys the mildest weather in all of Canada; this makes it arguably the most ‘spring-like’ destination for your family’s Spring Break. Not sure what…

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Live Colourfully. Empress 1908 Gin.

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The Fairmont Empress has been delighting guests with beautifully crafted cocktails since opening its doors in 1908. In celebration of a complete restoration of the hotel, Fairmont Empress has partnered…

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World’s 21 Most Iconic Hotels

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Fairmont Empress was named to National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s prestigious list of 21 Most Iconic Hotels in the World.

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Caffeine Scene: Teas (and Coffees) From Around the World

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The world consumes 2.25 billion cups of coffee and 8,000 tons of tea every day—and each cup is a cultural journey unto itself. Roam a downtown street in almost any major…

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TOP 5 REASONS VICTORIA, BC IS THE BEST CHRISTMAS GETAWAY

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