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Welcome To A New Canine Ambassador

August 16, 2022

Introducing Calla: A City Girl Who Loves a Grand Mountain Adventure

JASPER, AB – In celebration of National Dog Day (Aug 26), Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (JPL) is expanding its Canine Ambassador program with the addition of Calla, a new co-Ambassador who will work alongside Stanley, the Lodge’s much loved ambassador of nine years.

Calla, a five-year old Golden Retriever, hails from Ontario and will part of the resort’s concierge team. She was born at Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind (CGDB), and trained as part of their Guide Dog and Assistance Dog Training Program. Through this training, it was discovered Calla was incredibly personable, which made her well suited for their Mobility Assistance Program. With the pandemic putting a pause in her training routine, Calla pivoted in a new direction and headed her paws out west. She is now in a position to greet and welcome guests in the lobby of the Main Lodge when Stanley is off on his breaks.

Introducing Calla – Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge’s newest concierge team member!

To add to the new Canine Ambassador energy, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge has also enhanced its pet offerings, which are available to all Furmont canine guests and highlighted in an updated Pet Amenity and Pet Brochure. Every four-legged friend will receive a plush dog bed, food & water bowls, doggy bags, a welcome treat and a special JPL-branded dog tag as a take-home souvenir. To enhance your pet’s experience in Jasper National Park, the pet brochure outlines many of the surrounding pet-friendly trails, hikes, and sightseeing activities that local Jasper partners offer to those traveling with pets, as well as any essential services such as the local veterinarian and pet sitting services.

Earlier this spring, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge announced its very own Pet Menu, which took social media by storm. Pawrents can order dog-tailored dishes from The Great ‘Hound,’ the pet-friendly eating area surrounding The Great Hall, in-room dining, or as take-out to enjoy on outdoor adventures while exploring the beauty of Jasper.

This National Dog Day, treat your family member to the grandest of Furmont feelings and join the team in welcoming Calla to Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge! To book your pet-friendly stay, visit www.Jasper-Park-Lodge.com.

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About Fairmont

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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Laura-Ann Chong
Public Relations Manager
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
[email protected]

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Calla enjoying a dish from The Great ‘Hound’ menu.
Calla enjoying a dish from The Great ‘Hound’ menu.
golden retriever sitting on a pathway

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