It’s Time to Start Thinking About Christmas… in November

SOURCE: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Resort Hotel Unveils a New Look for Christmas in November 2010

JASPER, AB–(Marketwire – September 28, 2010) –  For more than 20 years, Christmas in November at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Resort Hotel has signified the beginning of the holiday season. This year, the event has a theme of “Refresh.” New program offerings and some of Canada’s finest chefs, wine experts, health and wellness coaches and decorating personalities will share their secrets for creating a memorable holiday.

The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Resort Hotel is pleased to announce Food Network star Michael Smith will host this year’s event and welcome guests to celebrate the beginning of a new decade with refreshing experiences from new presenters, interactive programming and The Lodge’s Fairmont Spa.

Holiday traditions are infused with the latest trends during this distinctive Jasper hotel’s workshops and classes on the art of entertaining, cooking, and decorating. Feel great about indulging in Christmas treats and focus on your health & wellness with fitness classes and pampering tips.

Chef Michael Smith will welcome some new faces to this year’s lineup, including the author of Everyday Indian, Bal Arneson; Executive Chef of The Fairmont Washington, DC, Jason Dalling; Bikini Bootcamp creators Lindsay Nealon and Dawn Kosloski; Dennis Yurkiwsky of Chocolate Exquisite and Brett Yasukawa, owner of Yasu. There will also be a few familiar faces — star of Food Network’s “Fresh,” Anna Olson; CTV Canada AM decorating expert Karl Lohnes and personal image expert Joanne Blake.

Two-night weekend package rates start at $749 CAD per person based on double occupancy, and the three-night midweek package starts at $849. Welcome reception and gift, meals, classes, entertainment, gala dinner, and gratuities are included. Christmas in November runs November 5-7, 8-11 and 12-14. For more information or to book your reservation at this exceptional Jasper resort, please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit

With over 60 distinctive hotels, including the iconic Fairmont San Francisco and Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai, and more in development, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a global hospitality brand known for its warm and engaging service and culturally rich experiences. Located in coveted worldwide destinations, its unrivalled collection of classic hotels imbue a sense of heritage, sophistication, and social importance, and are often considered destinations in and of themselves. Fairmont is also committed to responsible tourism and is an industry leader in sustainable hotel management with its award-winning Green Partnership program. Fairmont is owned by FRHI Holdings Limited, a leading global hotel company with 95 hotels under the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded residences, estates and luxury private residence club properties. For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit