Awards & Accolades

The people who live in Whistler and the businesses that operate here work hard to provide a variety of memorable tourism experiences to people from nearby and from around the world. Often we are recognized for our efforts. Here are some recent awards bestowed on Whistler and some of its tourism operators:

2015 Awards

No. 1 Best Ski Resort in the World: Whistler
Ultra Travel
No. 1 Best Overseas Ski Resort: Whistler
Luxury Travel Magazine
Top 10 Top 10 Destinations - Canada: Whistler
TripAdvisor Canada
Top 3 Best Resort Restaurant: Araxi Restaurant + Bar(2) and The Wildflower Restaurant(3)
Best Whistler Restaurant: Araxi Restaurant + Bar(1), Bearfoot Bistro(2) and RimRock Cafe(3)

Georgia Straight 2015 Golden Plates Awards
Top 20 Top Winter Destination: Whistler
Gogobot
No. 1 Eco Award: Whistler Blackcomb
World Snow Awards
No. 1 Canada’s Best Ski Hotel: Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside
World Ski Awards
No. 1 Canada’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel: Summit Lodge Boutique Hotel
World Ski Awards
Top 15 Best Resorts in Canada:
Four Seasons Resort Whistler (4)
Pan Pacific Mountainside (10)
Fairmont Chateau Whistler (12)

Readers’ Choice Awards 2014, Condé Nast Traveler
No. 1 Best Weekend Getaway
Best Winter Destination
Best Place to Buy a Vacation Home
Best out-of-town Spa Getaway
Ziptrek Ecotours - Best BC Adventure Tour Company

Readers Choice Best of Vancouver Awards, Georgia Straight
No. 2 Best Romantic Hideaway
Readers Choice Best of Vancouver Awards, Georgia Straight
No. 3 Best BC Wine Festival/Event: Cornucopia
Readers Choice Best of Vancouver Awards, Georgia Straight
Top 3 Best Resort/Hotel in Whistler: Fairmont Chateau Whistler(1), Four Seasons Resort Whistler(2) and Westin Resort & Spa Whistler(3)
Readers Choice Best of Vancouver Awards, Georgia Straight
No. 1 Best Ski Resort in North America: Whistler, BC SKI Magazine

2014 Awards

Top 3 Whistler’s Best Fall Festivals: Cornucopia Whistler, Whistler Readers and Writers Festival and Whistler Film Festival Viator Vancouver
Top 20 Top BC Events and Festivals: Whistler Pride + Ski Festival, World Ski & Snowboard Festival, Cornucopia and Whistler Film Festival TopEventsCanada.com
Top 100 Top Hotels Overall: Four Seasons Resort Whistler(81) Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards
Top 10 Top Resorts in Canada: Four Seasons Resort Whistler(2), Fairmont Chateau Whistler(6) and Pan Pacific Mountainside (8) Travel + Leisure, World's Best Awards
Top 10 Top 10 Canadian Hotels: Fairmont Chateau Whistler(6), Westin Resort & Spa(8) and Four Seasons Resort Whistler(10) Celebrated Living Magazine Platinum List
No. 1 Best Ski Resort: Whistler The 2014 UltraTravel 100 Awards
Top 100 Top 100 Resorts: United States & Canada: Four Seasons Resort Whistler The Robb Report
Platinum Circle Best Hotels and Resorts of The Americas: Fairmont Chateau Whistler and Four Seasons Resort Whistler  Condé Nast Traveller - those who make the Gold List five years consecutively earn Platinum Circle designation
Gold List Top Hotels and Resorts of The Americas: Fairmont Chateau Whistler and Four Seasons Resort Whistler Condé Nast Traveller
Top 5 Best Whistler Restaurant: Araxi Restaurant + Bar (Gold), The Bearfoot Bistro (Silver), Sidecut @ Four Seasons Resort Whistler (Bronze). Honourable Mentions: Alta Bistro and The Mexican Corner Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards
Gold Best Overseas Ski Resort: Whistler Blackcomb Luxury Travel (AUS)
Top 25 Best Hotels in Canada: Nita Lake Lodge (13), First Tracks Lodge (24) TripAdvisor
Top 10 Best Canadian Destinations: Whistler TripAdvisor
No. 3 Best B.C. Beer Brewed Outside Vancouver: Whistler Brewing Company's Bear Paw Honey Lager Georgia Straight 17th Annual Golden Plates Awards
Top 3 Best Whistler Restaurants: Araxi Restaurant + Bar (1), The Bearfoot Bistro (2), Rim Rock Café (3) Georgia Straight 17th Annual Golden Plates Awards
GOLD Wine List Award: Araxi Restaurant + Bar & Alta Bistro Vancouver International Wine Festival
SILVER Wine List Award: Rimrock Cafe Vancouver International Wine Festival
Top 22 2014 Best Hotels in Canada: Fairmont Chateau Whistler and Four Seasons Resort Whistler US News, Travel
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