The culture-forward Fairmont Pacific Rim ups the artistic ante with an all-new podcast tour

The Fairmont chain of hotels and resorts, known for a long-standing tradition of five star hospitality, has raised the bar with a new collection of exclusive insider travel experiences, including the Haute Art package at the fabulous Fairmont Pacific Rim.The artistic experience at Fairmont Pacific Rim begins before ever entering as guests are greeted with a captivating exterior design. A new self-directed podcast tour invites them to learn more about the architectural detail and public art on display.Art-forward developers Westbank and the Peterson Group have been acquiring an impressive international art collection for the luxury hotel since its 2010 opening most recently unveiling “16”, a major new public art installation by Omer Arbel for Bocci, in March 2015. The complete collection features works by Neil Campbell, James Cheng, Liam Gillick, Fred Herzog, Zhang Huan, Ian Wallace and Joseph Wu, demonstrating a passion for art which they are keen to share with their guests.For true art enthusiasts, the new Haute Art package adds a private guided tour of the Vancouver Art Gallery’s latest collections, and the chance to experience the art of sushi making with a customized Omakase sushi dinner at The RawBar, to the podcast tour opportunity. To learn more about Haute Art and other Fairmont Pacific Rim packages, visit