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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Visit Whistler in April and have your après on us - no joke!

Tourism Whistler media release
For immediate release - April 2, 2013 

Visit Whistler in April and have your après on us – no joke!


Suggested tweet: No place on earth does #après like #Whistler. Visit to book your April accommodation package including après vouchers.


Whistler, B.C. – Après – the Whistler way – is like no other and we want you to experience it this spring – on us.

Celebrating an epic day on or off the slopes, come late afternoon in Whistler, the ultimate place to park yourself is on one of the many resort patios – drinking it all in and basking in the sunlight, in the company of good friends with beverages and appies flowing. At the end of the day, ski boots are optional but you might need them later if you plan on dancing.

Après is ingrained in the local vernacular. If you don’t know après, you don’t know Whistler. And Whistler’s pedestrian-friendly village and surrounding areas make for the optimal après pub crawl.

For a first-hand look at Whistler’s après scene, check out the Whistler Insider exclusive video and blog.

Don’t miss out on the window of opportunity – from 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, April 3 until on 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, is offering a 48-hour sale with savings on accommodation and a $20 food and beverage après voucher – on us – per booking (for the first 200 bookings). Accommodation options for all budgets are available with moderate room rates starting at $99 per night and luxury rooms from $139 per night.

Great spring conditions, including a cumulative snowfall of 1033 centimetres, festivals such as the 10-day World Ski and Snowboard Festival, featuring mountain sports, entertainment and culture, and promotions such as the kids stay ski and rent free make April an optimal time to visit Whistler.

Whistler-based travel consultants at can customize vacation packages, taking care of flights, ground transportation, accommodation and activities. offers the largest selection with no booking fee for accommodation and activities. Call 1.800.WHISTLER (1.800.944.7853) to request a no-obligation quote or visit for more details and offers.




Whistler is Canada's premier year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Consistently rated the top ski resort in North America, Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The resort offers an extensive range of accommodations totaling 10,000 bedrooms among 24 hotels as well as townhomes, condos, B&Bs and chalets. Whistler also boasts more than 100 restaurants and bars, 200 retail shops, 25 spas and countless activity options from world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking and golf, to hiking, rock climbing, and watersports. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is home to a diverse community of more than 10,000 permanent residents.

Tourism Whistler is the member-based marketing and sales organization representing Whistler, operating the Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler Golf Club, Whistler Visitor Centre, as well as 1.800.WHISTLER and - Whistler's official source for visitor bookings and information. As the convention and visitors bureau for the Resort Municipality of Whistler, Tourism Whistler represents more than 7,000 members who own, manage and operate properties or businesses on resort lands including hotels, restaurants, activity operators and retail shops.

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Broadcasters: Whistler now has the capability to take you live with our enhanced fibre network.  The significantly expanded network of more than 200 kilometres of fibre optic cabling throughout the resort allows instant transmission of HD signals to any location at any time.  Details on how to access, and book the fibre are available on our media site.

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