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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB RECOGNIZES TOP PARTNERS IN THIRD ANNUAL PARTNER MARKETING AWARDS

Nestlé, Monster Energy, Constellation Brands, Coca-Cola, Diageo, Saputo and American Express were awarded top honors in Whistler Blackcomb’s Partner Marketing Awards held on December 10, 2014.

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BC Family Day

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB FOCUSES ON ALL THINGS KIDS

Whistler Blackcomb has officially opened a brand new Whistler Kid’s Centre in Creekside Village. The new Centre, for children ages three and four, is designed specifically with kids that age in mind; everything from a den for those who are homesick or not feeling well, to the size of the furniture, kid-sized comfort comes first.

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Never Ever Days

NEVER EVER DAYS RETURN TO WHISTLER BLACKCOMB JANUARY 17 & 18

The Whistler Blackcomb Snow School’s wildly popular Never Ever Days will make a return to the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb January 17 and 18. The annual event has become a key part of the Snow School’s effort to encourage growth in the sport of skiing and snowboarding.

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Oakley

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB AND OAKLEY ANNOUNCE THREE–YEAR STRATEGIC ALLIANCE

Whistler Blackcomb today announced a three-year retail and marketing alliance with Oakley.

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Deep Winter

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB TO HOST 9TH ANNUAL ARC’TERYX DEEP WINTER PHOTO CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY GORE-TEX® JANUARY 10, 2015

The ARC’TERYX Deep Winter Photo Challenge, presented by GORE-TEX®, made its debut nine years ago with the aspiration of being a grass-roots gathering to celebrate local photographers and photography created during the typical January storm season at Whistler Blackcomb. The event has grown to be one of the premiere winter photography contests in the world, drawing some of the most renowned ski and snowboard photographers in the industry to compete for the title of “King/Queen of Storms”, and a total prize purse of $10,000. The 9th Annual ARC’TERYX Deep Winter Photo Challenge, presented by GORE-TEX®, features one of the most diverse, and talented field of competitors in the history of the event.

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Spring Sale

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER $250,000 TO SEA TO SKY INITIATIVES

The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation (WBF) has awarded more than $250,000 in charitable grants to Sea to Sky non-profit organizations, more than double what was granted this time last Fall.

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Fine Dining

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB IS COOKING UP FRESH IDEAS FOR HUNGRY GUESTS ON AND OFF THE MOUNTAINS THIS WINTER SEASON

Highlights Include: Plant-Based Menu at Raven’s Nest Restaurant, New Curry Stations from Vikram Vij, Reserve Wine Lists from 2013 Sommelier of the Year, Samantha Rahn And Lunch With David Hawksworth

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Blackcomb Aviation

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB AND BLACKCOMB AVIATION ANNOUNCE THREE-YEAR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

An exciting new strategic partnership will make Blackcomb Aviation the official helicopter provider of Whistler Blackcomb.

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Santa Day

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB ANNUAL DRESS LIKE SANTA DAY SATURDAY DECEMBER 13

‘Tis the season for spreading Christmas cheer! Twinkling lights, snow covered mountains and a roaring fire are all staples of Christmas in Whistler. But, there is one revered tradition that stands out from the crowd – quite literally. Whistler Blackcomb’s annual Dress Like Santa Day is taking place on Saturday, December 13.

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING NEED NOT BE HARD, ALL YOU NEED IS A WHISTLER BLACKCOMB GIFT CARD

For Gifts Big and Small, a Whistler Blackcomb Gift Card Covers All

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Early Opening

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB OPENING AHEAD OF SCHEDULE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Much to the delight of eager skiers and snowboarders, Whistler Blackcomb will be opening five days ahead of schedule on Saturday, November 22. The decision to kick off the winter season early was made possible after natural snowfall at higher elevations was followed by a streak of below average temperatures, providing prime conditions for snowmaking.

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Early Opening

SAFETY FIRST: WHISTLER BLACKCOMB JOINS FORCES WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO FUND FREE BUS SERVICE PILOT PROJECT ON #7 STAFF HOUSING WHISTLER TRANSIT ROUTE

Whistler Blackcomb has partnered with the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), Gibbons Life, Moe Joe’s Nightclub and the Fairmont Chateau Whistler to launch a pilot project funding free rides on the #7 Staff Housing Whistler Transit Bus Route from 9:03 p.m. to 2:33 a.m. and from 5:40 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., outside of the Excalibur Gondola’s regular hours of operation.

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Early Opening

AS THE EARLY SEASON SNOW PILES UP WHISTLER BLACKCOMB CELEBRATES AWARDS AND ACCOLADES FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON

As Whistler Blackcomb gears up to open its gondolas, chairlifts and snow-covered peaks to skiing and riding enthusiasts, the British Columbian ski resort has even more to celebrate in the anticipatory ramp up to opening day, November 27, 2014. Whistler Blackcomb is proud of numerous awards acknowledging excellence in a variety of areas. These awards follow the revered announcement from SKI Magazine, ranking Whistler Blackcomb as the No. 1 Overall Resort for 2014.15.

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Harmony Chairlift

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH STANLEY BLACK & DECKER

Whistler Blackcomb is proud to announce a new strategic alliance with top tools and solutions provider Stanley Black & Decker.

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Turkey Sale

GOBBLE UP THE BEST DEALS ON WINTER GEAR AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB’S TURKEY SALE OCTOBER 10-13

As Thanksgiving creeps closer, the leaves change colour and the minds of bikers and hikers everywhere begin dreaming about powder days. Meanwhile, Whistler Blackcomb’s retail team is busy slapping sale stickers on all of its top name ski and snowboard gear for the annual, legendary Turkey Sale.

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DOUG MACFARLANE PROMOTED TO THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB

Doug MacFarlane has been promoted to the position of Director of Operations at Whistler Blackcomb. In this role he joins Whistler Blackcomb’s Senior Leadership Team comprised of fourteen individuals.

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ColdFront

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB'S COLDFRONT ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL VOTING NOW LIVE

September 29, 2014
Fall has officially arrived at Whistler Blackcomb, and as leaves change colours and temperatures drop, the stoke for winter rises. To help tide over thirsty powder fans Whistler Blackcomb is hosting COLDFRONT an online film festival, featuring six talented ski and snowboard filmmakers vying for a $10,000 cash prize as selected by the viewers based on online votes. Videos can be watched and voted for online now.

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No 1 Ranking

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB NAMED No. 1 SKI AREA IN NORTH AMERICA BY READERS OF SKI MAGAZINE

Sept 18, 2014
The 27th annual SKI Magazine Reader’s Poll has named Whistler Blackcomb the No. 1 overall best ski resort in North America. The online survey saw 41,000 resort rankings submitted by SKI Magazine readers and ranks the top 50 North American ski resorts in a variety of categories valued by ski and snowboard enthusiasts.

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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB ELEVATES GUEST EXPERIENCE FOR 2014.2015 WINTER SEASON

Whistler Blackcomb’s official opening day is November 27, 2014, but with good early season conditions the resort can always be counted on to open early. This is a summary of the improvements guests can expect to see for the 2014.2015 winter season.

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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB AND SUN PEAKS, CANADA’S TWO LARGEST SKI RESORTS, SIGN RECIPROCAL SEASONS PASS AGREEMENT

Whistler Blackcomb and Sun Peaks Resort are excited to announce a new reciprocal seasons pass agreement. This agreement allows 2014.15 Season Passholders to receive a discount of 50 per cent off the window ticket rate at each of the resorts, Whistler Blackcomb and Sun Peaks Resort.

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