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For the ultimate treat in London, stay at the Savoy which is now a Fairmont Hotel.

Boston, Massachusetts, January 25, 2005: For the ultimate treat in London, stay at the Savoy which is now a Fairmont Hotel. The Savoy has been known as one of the top 5 hotels in London for more than a century where one can expect the ultimate in service and attention to every detail.

Since 1889 The Savoy has been a London landmark, a symbol of timeless style and enduring luxury. Now as a Fairmont Hotel, this 263-room icon on the River Thames offers 19,000 square feet of distinctive function space, stunning views and an incomparable location steps from Covent Garden, the West End theaters, Trafalgar Square and the City financial district becomes one more hotel that travelers can count on for a memorable experience within the Fairmont Hotel group. Its famous features include the Michelin-starred Savoy Grill, the American Bar, and one of two rooftop pools in the city. In January 2005, The Savoy was noted on both the Conde Nast Traveler Gold List and the Travel + Leisure 500 alongside other celebrated Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. For more info :


When it comes to proposals, where one chooses to drop on bended knee makes all the difference. Whether it is a sentimental place where a couple first met or a romantic exotic location far from home, the key to a memorable engagement is in the planning and coordination. In the US Central Region and throughout the brand, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has put together a collection of distinctive Engaging Celebration Packages sure to impress and turn one special moment into a memory that will last a lifetime.

Engaging Proposals are a selection of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts™ packages and services designed to create a memorable engagement. Fairmont Engagement Experts are available toll-free at 1-866-ON-1-KNEE to help plan for the special moment.

Sit back, relax and let The Fairmont Washington D.C. handle The Proper Proposal. The journey begins in the hotel's lobby where the pianist will play the couple's favorite song. Then, on cue the waiter will bring the gentleman a knee pillow and present him with a covered dish and at that moment, the gentleman will get down on one knee, the waiter will remove the covered dish and reveal an engagement ring surrounded by her favorite flowers. The couple will pose for a photo and will be whisked away in a Rolls Royce complete with a bottle of Taittinger Champagne and an ounce of Tsar Nicoulai Caviar for a moonlight tour of the monuments. Afterwards, the couple will retire to their Fairmont Gold suite where they will find a framed picture of themselves, chocolate covered strawberries and a dozen roses. Rates start at $3,800.

Re-create the classic Audrey Hepburn film with The Fairmont Chicago's Breakfast at Tiffany's package. This romantic love affair includes a personal consultation with the hotel's award winning concierge to orchestrate a flawless engagement and an appointment at Tiffany & Co. to choose the perfect engagement ring. This engagement extravaganza also includes one-night in a luxurious suite, romantic dinner for two in the acclaimed aria restaurant, romantic turndown service, morning drive in a London Taxi to Chicago's acclaimed Magnificent Mile and of course, coffee and donuts served butler-style outside Tiffany & Co. Rates start at $649.

The Fairmont Copley Plaza is one of the most elegant and romantic locations in Boston. To make an engagement unforgettable, the hotel offers its guests the Engaging Celebration package, which includes an exclusive evening and dinner in one of the hotel's historic ballrooms. This package includes a personal consultation with the hotel's award-winning concierge to orchestrate a flawless proposal, a night in a newly restored one bedroom suite overlooking Copley Square, a custom designed seven course menu with matching wines elegantly served by two tuxedoed waiters in one of the hotels ballrooms, live music provided by Boston Symphony Orchestra-affiliated musicians and a rose petal turndown amenity complemented by Champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. The following day, couples will awake to a lavish breakfast in bed. Rates start at $2,500.

The Fairmont Kansas City at The Plaza makes the most important evening a memory to last a lifetime with its Enchanted Plaza Evening package. This romantic rendezvous includes a one-night stay in a suite overlooking The Country Club Plaza, a custom designed five-course menu with matching wines served on the balcony of the guestroom by your own dedicated waiter, a horse-drawn carriage ride from the hotel and Champagne and chocolate covered tuxedo strawberries upon return. The newly engaged couple will wake up to the hotel's ultimate breakfast in bed while they lounge in personalized Fairmont robes. Rates start at $1,259.

The Fairmont Dallas knows how to set the stage for a romantic evening. The Engagement Celebration package includes one night in a deluxe guest room, Champagne and strawberries upon arrival, a lavish dinner for two in The Pyramid Grill and a carriage ride through downtown Dallas. Couples will awake to breakfast for two in The Pyramid Grill or be served breakfast in bed. Rates start at $295.

The French Quarter isn't just for Mardi Gras! Pop the question in the famous French Quarter with The Fairmont New Orleans' Engagement Celebration package. This one-night stay includes accommodations in a one-bedroom suite, dinner for two in the historic Sazerac Restaurant, private limousine service for four hours and a tour of The French Quarter. Rates start at $899.

For more information or to reserve an Engaging Proposal package, visit or call 1-866-ON-1-KNEE.

Featuring a collection of fabled castles, secluded lodges, storied meeting places and modern retreats, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts opens the doors to some of the world's most celebrated addresses. With locations throughout eight countries, our 45 distinctive hotels - including The Fairmont San Francisco, The Fairmont Banff Springs and London's Savoy - promise travelers unparalleled settings, rich experiences and lasting memories. Future Fairmont Hotels & Resorts include The Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya (fall 2005), The Fairmont Cairo and The Fairmont Abu Dhabi Resort & Villas. For more information or reservations, call your travel agent, or 1-800-441-1414 or visit

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