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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Enter for a chance to WIN a unique summer experience found Only In Whistler

Tourism Whistler Media Release
For Immediate Release - May 13, 2015

Enter for a chance to WIN a unique summer experience found Only In Whistler

Suggested tweet: #Whistler launches into summer with #OnlyInWhistler campaign + contest. Enter for a chance to win a FREE trip!


Whistler, B.C. – From majestic mountain vistas, to forest-framed trails and calming waterways, Whistler’s backdrop is some of Mother Nature’s finest work. Whistler offers a myriad of unique summer experiences at every turn.

This summer, Whistler invites guests to embrace the resort's breadth of unique experiences found only in Whistler, and a chance to win a trip to this iconic Canadian destination.

Until September 30, Tourism Whistler, in partnership with several of its members and partners, is offering the chance to win the ultimate summer getaway for two, showcasing Whistler’s unique summer experiences. Simply CLICK HERE to enter for a chance to win the trip of a lifetime. The prize encompasses transportation, accommodation and activities, including:

• Round-trip airfare
• Round-trip transfer between Vancouver International Airport and Whistler courtesy of Pacific Coach Lines
• Seven nights’ accommodation courtesy of The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler
• Whitewater rafting for two on the Elaho River courtesy of Canadian Outback Rafting Co.
• A helicopter tour courtesy of Blackcomb Aviation
• Zipline adventure for two courtesy of Ziptrek Ecotours
• ATV tour on Blackcomb Mountain with a salmon bake dinner courtesy of Canadian Wilderness Adventures
• The ultimate backcountry exploration RZR tour for two courtesy of The Adventure Group
• Scandinave bath experience for two courtesy of Scandinave Spa Whistler
• Whistler Blackcomb PEAK 2 PEAK 360 Experience tickets
• Whistler restaurant gift certificate for $400

“Whistler encompasses spectacular scenery, with a non-stop itinerary of festivals and events, and boundless adventure opportunities, which combine to create an unsurpassed experience,” said Patricia Westerholm, Tourism Whistler’s Manager, Communications.

“Whistler’s natural uniqueness is a blend of the mountains, the village, and the vibe,” said Westerholm. “It’s all of these things that combine to create that unmistakable energy that is Whistler. Our signature summer contest gives us the chance to showcase the scope of unique and remarkable adventures that Whistler has to offer, and of course gives people the opportunity to win the quintessential Whistler summer vacation.”

For thrill-seekers to soft-adventure explorers, from the little things to the big things, Whistler delivers guests a truly remarkable summer vacation beyond expectation. Not sure where to begin your Whistler summer adventure? Let Tourism Whistler’s series of how-to videos be your guide. How-to: Lakes & Beaches, How-to: Valley Trail, How-to Village and How-to Alpine give insider tips from locals and visitors alike.

Get up, get out, get more out of summer with the stay longer; get more offer at Save up-to 40 per cent on accommodation when you book before June 30, 2015. From the Rocky Mountaineer train package to the Scandinave Spa package, to zipline, floatplane and everything in between, Whistler brings guests the ultimate summer vacation to suit all tastes. Whistler-based travel consultants at can customize vacation packages, taking care of flights, ground transportation, accommodation and activities. Call 1.800.944.7853 for a no-obligation quote, or visit for more details.


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 1.800.944.7853 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.

Media can visit for Whistler facts, media releases, story starters, local personality profiles and access to images and B-roll.

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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Katie Brockett
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T: 604.938.2726