From eco-learning to surfing lessons and culinary tips, Fairmont is offering a collection of experiential packages to help guests learn something useful and acquire new skills while on vacation. Listed below are a few interesting ones.
Fairmont Washington D.C. – Want to learn how to get legislation passed thru Congress? Stay at the Fairmont Washington D.C. and learn from a registered lobbyist. Don’t forget to check out the three beehives on the roof, whose busybees keep the hotel and its restaurant well stocked with honey.
Fairmont Le Chateâu Frontenac (Quebec City) – Parlez-vous français? If not, you can learn to speak French from a local linguist at the Fairmont Le Chateâu Frontenac. 3 hours/day of private tuition, and the rest of your time is free for guided city tours and a tour of the historic Chateau.
Fairmont Chateau Whistler – Maybe you won’t become an Olympic gold medalist, but you sure will get over your fear and learn to enjoy the slopes at Whistler. Package includes a day and a half of guided lessons and one-on-one coaching with World Cup Ski Champion Lauralee Bowie and her team of qualified instructors.
Fairmont Kea Lani (Maui) – Guests choose to participate in one of five eco-learning activities: helping preserve Haleakala National Park while learning about the volcano, maintaining an oceanside trail, learning about organic farming in a rainforest, removing invasive species near some of Maui’s remaining sand dunes, or helping to preserve Hawaii’s archeological sites by planting native species.
To see the full list of Fairmont’s Apprentice Trips, visit www.fairmont.com/promotions/apprenticetrips.
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