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TravelPulse

Fairmont's Austin Property Invigorates Brand Identity

Returning from a day of excursions in the Texas Hill Country, someone in our group summed up the Fairmont Austin succinctly as our van into the porte cochere: "Wow, this is the buzziest Fairmont I've ever seen." She wasn't wrong. It was beginning to get late on that Saturday evening, but the entry to the hotel was still buzzing with arrivals and departures from the various bars and restaurants.

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Fairmont Austin

Forbes Travel Guide

6 Of The Most Instagrammable Hotels in Austin

In this day and age, a hotel could have extraordinary hospitality, top-of-the-line bedding and incredible food from world-renowned chefs, but what will make it achieve social media fame is an Instagrammable setting. It’s no secret that visual appeal can make or break a place in this era of instant sharing. And in Austin, there is no shortage of hotel eye candy around town, with these six properties taking the lead.

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Fairmont Meetings

Meetings and Conventions

Cvent Reveals World's Top Meeting Hotels for 2018

Meetings-technology giant Cvent released its annual rankings of the world's Top Meeting Hotels today, based on an analysis of booking activity through the Cvent Supplier Network. More than $14.7 billion and more than 40 million room nights were sourced through the network in 2017

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Fairmont Gold

TravelWeek

Go big or go home: Fairmont's newest hotel towers above the rest

What’s the largest Fairmont Hotels & Resorts property in the U.S. – and the second biggest in the world? As of this spring it’s the Fairmont Austin, newly opened with no fewer than 1,048 rooms and 140,000 square feet of event space, making it the biggest in the U.S. – and second largest for the hotel company globally – based on both number of rooms and total meeting and event space.

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Fairmont Austin

CultureMap Austin

History of Austin's most famous hotels from boutique inn to iconic estates

Since it was founded in 1837, Austin has been a destination for travelers from Texas and beyond. In the early 19th century, the city was being constructed to accommodate the Texas seat of government, and the need to house guests visiting the newly minted Capital City was becoming apparent. While city legend has long given the historic Driskill Hotel, built in 1888, the designation as the first hotel in Austin, it is actually the Bullock House Hotel that can claim that crown.

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Revue

CultureMap Austin

Take an exclusive sneak peek at Fairmont Austin's snazzy new food hall - open now

Talk about trial by fire. After an extended series of delays, Fairmont Austin finally opened its doors on Monday, March 5 — just in time to greet crowds coming into town for SXSW.

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Gado Gado

Eater Austin

Explore Downtown Hotel Fairmont Austin's Many New Restaurants

Austin’s latest downtown hotel, Fairmont Austin, is finally opening today, Monday, March 5, right in the center of the city’s major neighborhoods on 101 Red River (downtown, Red River, Rainey Street, and the East Side). In tow are five restaurants and bars: food court Revue, grill house Garrison, lobby bar Fulton, coffee shop Good Things, and cocktail bar Rules & Reg.

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Super Ape

CultureMap Austin

Meet the 8 best bartenders shaking up Austin's cocktail scene

Cocktails are big business in Austin, but they wouldn’t be anything without the people behind the bar. That’s why we annually celebrate the talent that keeps our city thumping with our annual Tastemaker Award for Best Bartender.

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Fairmont Austin

MSN

Fairmont Austin Debuts as Largest in the United States

The Fairmont Austin made history when it opened its doors to guests this month. Towering above the city, the property is the largest Fairmont property in the U.S. and is the second largest in the world for the resort brand. The building is also the second tallest building in the city of Austin, Texas. The debut kicks off a series of openings for AccorHotels in North and Central America.

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