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Fairmont Pacific Rim and Fairmont Spa Named Five-Star Recommended in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2023 Star Awards

February 15th, 2023

On Wednesday February 15, Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, spas and ocean cruises has announced its 2023 Star Awards. Fairmont Pacific Rim and for the first time, its Fairmont Spa each earned the prestigious honours of the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award and are showcased with other honorees on ForbesTravelGuide.com.

Fairmont Pacific Rim is Five-Star accredited for the fifth straight year in a row by the luxury travel ratings, the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958. Fairmont Pacific Rim was recognized for its excellence in service, luxurious accommodation, innovative architecture and design, along with award-winning dining and cocktails experiences at Botanist and The Lobby Lounge.

“It’s an immense honour to be awarded as a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel for the fifth year in a row and have our spa also receive this recognition.” says Jens Moesker, Regional Vice President Pacific Northwest, and General Manager, Fairmont Pacific Rim.  “This outstanding achievement is a true testament of the genuine commitment of our entire team who strive for service excellence and create extraordinary experiences for our guests each and every day.”

Joining the hotel for the first year, Fairmont Spa at Fairmont Pacific Rim is one of 119 spas in the world and only one of four in Canada to be bestowed with the prestigious Five-Star Recommended Award. The resort-style spa, surrounded by breathtaking city and harbour views is an oasis of serenity in the city, recognized for its luxurious treatments, world-class facilities and expertly trained therapists, offering guests the ability to revitalize, recover and reconnect.

“It’s an outstanding achievement to be recognized amongst an elite group of spas around the globe,” says Kim Carmichael, Spa Director at Fairmont Pacific Rim’s Fairmont Spa “our colleagues take great pride in what they do and we look forward to continuing to serve our local patrons and hotel guests from around the world.”

Forbes Travel Guide is the world-renowned authority on excellence in hospitality, and Fairmont Pacific Rim and its Fairmont Spa are the latest additions to its illustrious annual Star Rating list.


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