Celebrating A Centennial
One hundred years and millions of memories made at Canada’s Luxury Cabin Experience
JASPER, AB – In 1922, a stately rustic lodge surrounded by private wilderness cabins officially opened its doors to travelers who reached the lakeside location where Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge now resides. Train travel provided by the Canadian National Railway made Jasper a unique mountain escape with unexpected connection to the vast wildlife and grand scenery. One hundred years later, Canada’s Luxury Cabin Experience set the stage to celebrate millions of memories made for visitors around the world with a series of exciting events and enhancements that are sure to continue the memory-making for years to come.
On June 28, 2022, cut the cake and kick off the Grandest of Celebrations with Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge’s Centennial Series, beginning with the newest summer event, Symphony Under the Sun, a festival of melodies that unites visitors on the shores of Lac Beauvert and features the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. The Grandest of Parties and Festivals continue all year long with Signature Events offered throughout the year to spring 2023.
To enhance the resort experience, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is completing a $1.4 million capital project that intimately reconnects guests to the local landscape and historic viewpoints overlooking Lac Beauvert – an exciting centennial refresh. To connect guests with Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge’s rich history, an immersive walk-through timeline is being planned for the promenade, highlighting pivotal events in the resort’s legacy. This timeline will include work by Indigenous artists and timeless artifacts from the lodge’s vault.
Interested in more stories of Fairmont’s historic beginnings and its star-studded legacy? Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has just released a commemorative monograph, Grand By Nature, which spans more than 300 pages, 500 illustrations and photographs – and countless captivating stories.
Updated August 16, 2022: Explore the past 100 years at Jasper Park Lodge by visiting our Centennial Page: www.jasper-park-lodge.com/explore/centennial/
High-resolution images can be downloaded here.
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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where the intimate equally coexists with the infinite – an unrivaled portfolio of more than 80 extraordinary hotels where grand moments of life, heartfelt pleasures and personal milestones are celebrated and remembered long after any visit. Since 1907, Fairmont has created magnificent, meaningful and unforgettable hotels, rich with character and deeply connected to the history, culture and community of its destinations – places such as The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs in Canada, Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, and Fairmont The Palm in Dubai. Famous for its engaging service, awe-inspiring public spaces, locally inspired cuisine, and iconic bars and lounges, Fairmont also takes great pride in its pioneering approach to hospitality and leadership in sustainability and responsible tourism practices. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world leading hospitality group counting over 5,300 properties throughout more than 110 countries, and a participating brand in ALL – Accor Live Limitless – a lifestyle loyalty program providing access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences.
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Public Relations Manager
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge