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Extra Value Whistler – Winter 2014/15

Pete July 30th, 2014

Whistler has long been a Mecca for skiers and snowboarders, so what continues to draw such a varied international audience to this destination year after year?

Certainly the resort benefitted from playing host to the Winter Olympics in 2010 – not only was the resort beamed into millions of homes for 16 days, the infrastructure was vastly improved too. The umbilical Sea-to-Sky highway between Whistler and Vancouver was dramatically overhauled, while the creation of world-class training facilities will undoubtedly progress winter sports for the ensuing generations.

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Whistler & Blackcomb Mountains – enduring appeal. Image: David McColm

However, Whistler’s real trick is the continued development they commit to the mountain every year. Recent flagship projects include:

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Book Early for the 2014-15 Ski Season

Gareth February 12th, 2014

Even though there’s still a long way to go this winter, especially with the huge snowfalls over the last couple of weeks, we’re delighted to say we’re now making bookings for the 2014/15 ski season.

For our pick of the best photography and videos from the current winter, take a look at our Latest Snow Photos page, and for more information on how to book your winter 14/15 holiday, read on. Read the rest of this entry »