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The Fairfax at Embassy Row named the official hotel for the America s Polo Cup


The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C.’s most elegant and historic hotel, is pleased to announce its partnership with the America’s Polo Cup. The Fairfax at Embassy Row and America’s Polo Cup are a sophisticated pair, steeped in tradition and historical significance.


On 9 September 2009, The Fairfax at Embassy Row will host the America’s Polo Cup “Taste of India” reception for players and VIPs. The match between D.C. and Chicago will be held on the National Mall on 19 September 2009, and The Fairfax will host an après polo reception promptly following the match for invited guests.


In June 2010, the city will welcome The America’s Polo Cup World Championship and a number of associated festivities.


 “It’s an honor to be named the official hotel for this international event,” said Bob Schofield, Managing Director and General Manager of The Fairfax at Embassy Row. “We have put great effort into the preparations for the America’s Polo Cup and believe our guests will enjoy every minute of this world class experience.”


 In celebration of this partnership, The Fairfax at Embassy Row has created several “America’s Polo Cup Packages”. For more information visit http://www.luxurycollection.com/fairfax.


“The upcoming America’s Polo Cup is a celebration,” said Tareq Salahi, President of the Land Rover America’s Polo Cup. “The game is still the most important aspect, yet the eventsLive, accommodations and opportunities are unlike anything in the past. It will truly be a delightful occasion.”


The America ’s Polo Cup is one of the world’s premier televised charity polo sporting eventsLive that hosts the largest United States polo experience in the Spring and Autumn annually in the Capitol Region. It provides a unique experience for polo and equine enthusiasts and those discovering the world’s oldest sport for the first time with overnight polo packages. The America’s Polo Cup has a different nation challenging the United States every year through that nations Ambassador in Washington DC. The polo experiences are filled with previews of the upcoming year models of Land Rover, performing arts, art, design, fashion, wine, military Government exhibitions, family fun and a spectacular fireworks show.


For more information please visit www.americaspolocup.com