Friday 2 May 2014

Gear Up With Formula 1 Race Packages In Raffles, Fairmont And Swissôtel Locations Around The World

Formula 1 is one of the world’s most prestigious sporting spectaculars – with fast cars,  fancy parties and 
unnamed (1)famous drivers from all over the world converging on chic hotspots.  

Whether travelers want to rub elbows with the glitterati or be thrilled by the revving engines,  Raffles,  Fairmont and Swissôtel hotels globally are the perfect pit stops.  From the boisterous Grand Prix du Canada in Montreal to the circuit’s only night race in Singapore,  hotels in the FRHI portfolio put guests in the heart of the action.

Perhaps the most prestigious event on the F1 circuit,  the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco is legendary.  The famed Fairmont Hairpin turn is an action-packed spot on the circuit,   and Fairmont Monte Carlo hovers right above it.  The hotel’s exclusive Grand Prix Formula One Experience includes accommodation for up to four nights,  access to the roof top terrace overlooking the famous Hairpin Turn,  daily buffet breakfast and special Grand Prix welcome amenities.  The package is available from May 22-26,  2014 and rates start from AUS$12,426.06 per night based on double occupancy.  Also,  the ultra-trendy Billionaire nightclub will be at Fairmont Monte Carlo for three very exclusive parties during the F1 festivities.  Hotel guests are welcome to be a part of the most sophisticated and exuberant parties in the Principality and celebrate the biggest event in Monaco.

unnamedFrom June 6-8, 2014, the excitement of Formula 1 comes to Montreal for the Grand Prix of Canada. The Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve race track makes it one of the most exciting events in the F1 calendar.  Formula 1 race patrons will appreciate not only the excitement of the race,  but the comfort of their race weekend lodging at the centrally located Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth. Once the race is over,  the exciting nightlife,  just steps away,  tops off the day.  The Grand Prix du Canada offer is available from June 5-8,  2014 and is based on a two-night minimum stay.  Rates start at AUS$489.529 per night,  based on double occupancy for a three-night stay arriving June 5 or 6,  2014 and from AUS$587.641 per night,  based on double occupancy for a two-night stay arriving June 6 or 7, 2014.

In Singapore the racing stars come out at night during the only evening race on the F1 circuit.  Formula 1 aficionados can live the adventure with a stay in one of the city’s finest luxury hotels; Raffles Singapore and Fairmont SingaporeRaffles Singapore, an oasis of colonial style, calm and charm in the heart of modern Singapore, offers a 10% discount on stays from September 19-21, 2014. At Fairmont Singapore, which features panoramic race views from its prime location at Turn 9 of the Marina Bay Street Circuit, guests can take in the exciting night race and enjoy exquisite dining and spectacular parties.  From September 18-21,  2014 the hotel offers 10% off on circuit-facing rooms with rates starting from AUS$891 per room,  per night.  A three-night minimum stay is required and bookings must be made before June 30.

unnamedAlso in Singapore, Swissôtel The Stamford is within walking distance of the race track and offers special savings for guests who book early.  Starting at AUS$1,084.74,  the hotel’s Early Bird Offer includes 10% off when booking a track facing room before June 30, 2014.  A minimum three-night stay is required.  Nearby,  Swissôtel Merchant Court,  Singapore celebrates its 17th anniversary in 2014,  and guests can enjoy an Early Bird Offer of a 17% discount on the room rate.  Just 10 minutes from the race circuit,  the hotel is at the heart of all the exhilarating track action and guests can enjoy a host of dining and entertainment options.

New to the F1 race circuit and new to the Swissôtel portfolio is Sochi,  Russia – which has emerged as one of the Russia’s top sporting destinations.  Swissôtel Sochi Kamelia offers a special Formula 1 package for the race weekend,  October 10-12,  2014,  which includes accommodation with breakfast,  Formula 1 inspired welcome cocktails and access to the hotel’s Purovel Spa & Sport.

Formula 1 debuted in Abu Dhabi in 2009,  and featured the first F1 twilight race,  as floodlights were used to transition the Yas Marina track seamlessly from day to night.  Fairmont Bab Al Bahr brings guests to the heart of the action with the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Experience,  available for stays from November 19-24,  2014.  The offer includes a fifth night complimentary when guests book four nights in a Fairmont Gold Room or Suite.

The first Azerbaijani Grand Prix on the streets of Baku is scheduled for 2016 and marks another step in the globalization of Formula 1. Fairmont Baku,  in the heart of the city,  is looking forward to welcoming F1 enthusiasts to this new addition on the Formula 1 circuit.

All packages unless noted otherwise are subject to availability,  priced per room,  per night,  exclude taxes and are based on double occupancy.  Prices are in Australian dollars, however may vary due to exchange rate.

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