Revving engines, screaming fans, beautiful celebrities and, of course, courageous drivers—Formula 1 racing is a thrilling sport that travels literally around the world. Getting your clients in on the action is Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, offering up a selection of F1 packages in five different countries to see five different events throughout the year.
April 10-18—Shanghai, China Said to be shaped like the Chinese character “shang,” meaning “high” or “above,” Shanghai International Circuit will provide not just educational value as your clients study the track—thereby learning Chinese—but fast-paced entertainment as well. Getting them to the race, though, is Fairmont Peace Hotel’s Formula 1 Grand Prix Offer, which includes 3-night deluxue accommodations, two standard F1 tickets to the 2012 Formula 1 Grand Prix in Shanghai, two 60-minute spa treatments at Willow Stream Spa, daily breakfast for two and heritage hotel tour. Rates start at $1,414 dbl. For more information, visit fairmont.com/peacehotel.
May 24-27—Monaco, France If the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco is the most popular Formula 1 race, then the Fairmont hairpin turn would have to be the most popular road feature. And that’s where your clients can take in the action when they book the Exclusive Formula 1 Experience package at the Fairmont Monte Carlo, which includes 4-night accommodations, rooftop access to watch the race, daily buffet breakfast and VIP amenities. Then over the weekends from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., guests are welcome to join as Sardinia’s Flavio Briatore Billionaire Club—one of the world’s most exclusive nightclubs—takes over Fairmont Monte Carlo’s grand hall for evenings of music, fashion, and entertainment with famous models, actors, and F1 drivers. Rates for the Exclusive Formula 1 Experience package start at $9,912 dbl. For more information, visit fairmont.com/montecarlo.
June 7-10—Montreal, Canada Be sure your clients are ready for a party if they’re opting for Montreal as their race destination. Every year, it seems Grand Prix fever takes over and a non-stop party ensues throughout the city.
Offering F1 fans a retreat from the madness is Montreal’s Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, with Grand Prix du Canada package rates starting at $603 per night with a minimum 3-night stay required. Tickets for the event can be attained through the concierge. For more information, visit fairmont.com/queenelizabeth.
Sept. 21-23—Singapore As the only nighttime race in the circuit, the SingTel Singapore Grand Prix promises views that can’t be missed. And running just below the Fairmont Singapore, the race will be within sight from your client’s guestroom when they book their stay with the Speed Room package, which offers accommodations with views of the track starting at $796 per night with a 3-night minimum stay required. Plus, guests who book by June 30 can take advantage of the Formula 1 Early Bird Offer, which provides a 10 percent discount. For more information, visit fairmont.com/singapore.
Nov. 1-4—Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. New on the F1 circuit since 2009, Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina track—bringing speeds of nearly 200 mph—is known to offer the first twilight race, employing floodlights to transition from day to night. Getting guests into the action is Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, offering a the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Experience, which starts at $1,769 and includes 4-night accommodations in a Fairmont Gold Suite and roundtrip transportation to Yas Marina. Tickets are not included, but will be available through the concierge. For more information, visit fairmont.com/babalbahr.
For more information, call (800) 441-1414 or visit fairmont.com/promotions/formula1.