Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a Canadian-based operator of luxury hotels and resorts. Currently, Fairmont operates properties in 18 countries including Canada, the United States, Mexico, Bermuda, Barbados, United Kingdom, Monaco, Germany, Switzerland, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia, China, and Singapore.
The Fairmont Palliser, (formerly known simply as the Palliser Hotel) is a hotel of the Canada-based Fairmont Hotels and Resorts chain. The historic hotel is located in downtown Calgary, Alberta on 9th Avenue South adjacent to the Calgary Tower and Palliser Square. It is among the city's oldest and most luxurious hotels. When the Canadian Pacific Railway pushed west in 1883, Calgary was essentially a mounted police post and trading center.