Fairmont Singapore, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’
landmark property in Asia, has been appointed as an Official Hotel
Partner for the much anticipated and historic first Youth Olympic
Games from 14 to 26 August 2010.
“With more than a century
of hospitality experience, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts looks forward
to playing a key role in what promises to be a landmark event for
both Singapore and the entire region. As we expand our foothold in
Asia with the opening of new properties in Beijing, Kunshan and
Shanghai in China, as well as the Philippines and India, we feel
that it is fitting for us to unite in the excitement and spirit of
the Youth Olympics and celebrate this new tradition,” said Thomas
W. Storey, President, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
Fairmont Singapore has been involved in hosting
a stellar list of high profile and global scale sporting events
including the 117th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session
in July 2005, a week-long event which saw over 6,500 officials,
delegates, dignitaries and sports celebrities witness London win
the bid for the 2012 Olympic Games.
The hotel also served as the corporate base of several
Formula One sponsors and officials, and assisted in catering to
more than 30,000 meals for corporate hospitality suites during the
inaugural Singapore Grand Prix night race.
Singapore features 769 luxurious guestrooms and suites, and a
16 restaurants and bars offering authentic
Japanese, Italian and Chinese cuisines as well as local
In addition to over 70,000 square feet
of cutting-edge function space, the hotel also features
the award-winning Willow Stream Spa which is one of the
largest spa and fitness facilities in Asia.
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