Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Banff Springs Hotel tips

As the weakening dollar makes America more competitive overseas, Janet and I are enjoying unprecedented opportunities to work with our friends in foreign countries.

When visiting our Canadian clients, we are fortunate to get a chance to visit some of the most Amazing areas of the Canadian Rockies.

Banff Springs Hotel

The Banff Springs hotel is an amazing hotel, built in an age when elegance was more foremost. The rooms are quaint, but the service is impeccable, although it takes awhile to get used to their no-tipping policy.

The jewel is the Banff golf course, one of the most scenic golf courses in the world:

The Banff Springs hotel is surprisingly affordable, and it’s a great place to kick-back and relax. Built in 1886, the hotel oozes charm, but it’s neither stuffy nor pretentious.

The area around Banff Canada is a natural paradise, unspoiled and majestic, with natural high mountain lakes and glaciers. Natural critters abound, and even the elk, wolves and coyote are semi-tame, posing for the cameras:

Here are more shots from Banff: