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TORONTO — A cherished Canadian landmark is turning 90 this year, and will be celebrating with some major new upgrades.
Fairmont Royal York, first opened in Toronto in 1929, is in its final phase of a multi-year renovation that includes a transformed arrival and check-in experience, newly imagined dining venues, contemporary event and meeting spaces, and a completely redefined Fairmont Gold. The grand renovation is expected to be completed this summer, just in time for the hotel’s official anniversary celebration.
“Fairmont Royal York has always been a defining feature of the Toronto skyline and we are excited to announce the next stage in its time honoured history, “said Edwin Frizzell, regional vice president and general manager. “As we celebrate 90 years of outstanding service, incredible people and history-making moments, it is with great pride that we prepare to unveil the most significant transformation this building has ever seen.”
Here is an overview of new enhancements:
Since its grand opening, Fairmont Royal York has welcomed millions of travellers from around the world, and has been featured on the silver screen as the most filmed location in Toronto. It’s also played host to the city’s most unforgettable moments, including the G20 Summit, Bill Clinton’s 60th birthday and the Queen’s Jubilee.
To learn more about the transformation and special anniversary events, go to thefairmontroyalyork.com.