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Win a Trip to Whistler!

Win a Trip to Whistler!

Aloha Whistler is pleased to announce they will beproviding accommodation for the Fan ChoiceAwards as part of the Whistler Sabbatical Project.

Congratulations Lucky Luke!

Lucky Luke Dillon from London, UK was recently announcedas the winner of the Whistler Sabbatical Project. He willbe spending one amazing month in Whistler which includesaccommodation, lift tickets, equipment, transportation, a salaryand a series of amazing Whistler experiences.

The Whistler Sabbatical Project featured a newexperience each week for a total of 15 weeks, ranging fromculinary experiences, to dancing on stage with a go-go dancer, toperforming live with a recording artist, a ride-along with a snowgroomer, overnight ziplining, heli skiing, a First Nations danceoff, a spa retreat and the opportunity to ski or ride with a localOlympian, to name a few.  ‘Lucky’ Luke will be able to enjoythese amazing Whistler experiences.

Each of the finalists was required to submit a 250 wordessay explaining why they should be selected the winner.The essays were reviewed by a panel of judges including BarrettFisher, Tourism Whistler President & CEO, Whistler Mayor NancyWilhelm-Morden and Roger Soane, Chair of the Board of Directors atTourism Whistler.

Win Five Nights Whistler Accommodation with Aloha Whistler

The remaining eight finalists now have a chance to winthe Fan Choice Award. Through the Go Whistler facebookcontest the finalist with the most fan votes will win the FanChoice Award.  There will also be a voter prize.  Voterswill receive one entry toward the Voters’ prize each time a vote iscast.  Both prizes include:

  • Roundtrip coach air transportation;
  • Roundtrip ground transfer from Vancouver International Airportto Whistler
  • Five nights accommodation with AlohaWhistler
  • Two 3-day lift passes for Whistler Blackcomb,
  • One three-hour snowmobile tour for two with the Adventure GroupWhistler
  • One Earn Your Turns tour for two with Whistler AlpineGuides
  • One $200 gift certificate from the Escape Route in Whistler

To enter the Fan Choice Award visit Go Whistler Facebook page.Good luck!

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Check out our great selection of Whistler luxuryhomesWhistlercondosand townhousesContact our staff todayfor more information.

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Posted on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Whistler Accommodations, Whistler Events, Whistler Ski News | Permalink

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What’s Hot In Whistler

There are so many great events always happening inWhistler! If you’re planing a visit to Whistler make sureyou catch some of these awesome festivities!

Remember to keep an eye on our Event Calendar for updates on upcomingevents.

Fire and Ice

Whistler Fire & Ice

It’s a weekly tradition during wintertime inWhistler. The Fire & Ice show is a spectacular displayof daring and skill as snowboarders and skiers jump through a ringof fire! Every Sunday during the Winter season in skiers plaza at6:30pm, you will see Live DJ’s, Fireworks and Fire Spinners.

This is a great event for the whole family.Bring some warm clothes & grab a hot choc.

Jump Off Fridays

Jump Off Fridays

Fancy a big night out on the town? You can’t gopast Garfs, they’re conveniently located right in the village.

Garfinkels is Whistlers Biggest night club, andon Friday’s they host this great event.

With a seriously talented rotation of Whistler andVancouver’s top Dj’s combined with Whistler’s best drinkspecials, Garf’s is the number one Party spot, hands down.

Jump Off Fridays are also great because all drinks areonly $4.25.

Check out their website to make a reservation.

King Of The Rail

King Of The Rail is a series of rail-jam contests hostedby showcase. These run on selected evenings at the base ofWhistler mountain. The next one happens on March 3rd 2012, at 7:00PM.

Rail Jam contests are an awesome event towatch; these guys are seriously skilled, great fun for thewhole family.

Or, if you consider yourself something of a skilledpark-rat, you can enter yourself, and potentially win agreat cash prize! There are also draw prizes up for grabs fromShowcase, Burton, Atomic, Nintendo, TELUS, DNA and more.

Need accommodation for your Whistler Visit?

Let us make your holiday complete here at Aloha. We have greatDeals always on offerso you can get the best value for your money.

Contact our friendlystaff today with any questions you may have and to book yourWhistler holiday!

Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | Comments (0) | Category: Resort Information, Whistler Events | Permalink

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Sabbatical Finalists Named

Sabbatical Finalists Named
Launched in October, the Whistler SabbaticalProject, is a competition run by Tourism Whistler offering 15weekly prizes and an ultimate grand prize, a month-longWhistler stay – including accommodation, lift tickets,equipment, transportation, a salary and a series of amazingWhistler experiences.

The Opportunity of a Lifetime

The Whistler SabbaticalProject offered a unique experience each week for 15 weeks.They ranged from culinary experiences, to dancing on stage with ago-go dancer, to performing live with a recording artist, aride-along with a snow groomer, overnight ziplining, heli skiing, aFirst Nations dance off, a spa retreat and the opportunity to skior ride with a local Olympian… just to name a few!

Each week we were presented with an experienceand asked “Would You Do It?” Contest entries were earned each timethe poll was answered. You can view the experiences by watching theWhistler vignettes.

Snowboard Powder

The Lucky Ones

A grand total of nine finalists from North America,the United Kingdom and Australia have been named. Regularadventure seeking folk like you and I. These finalists were eachrequired to submit a 250 word essay explaining why they should beselected the winner. The essays will be reviewed by a panel ofjudges to declare the winners.
To view the submitted essays and finalist photos,visit www.whistler.com/sabbatical_finalists/

You Can Still Do It…

If you entered the competition and were named as arunner-up, you automatically qualify for the Fan ChoiceAward.

As for the rest of us… our dreams of adventure, thrilland excitement are not yet dashed. Whistler isn’t goinganywhere, and most opportunities and ideas portrayed by thesabbatical project are always fully available to anyone with thedesire to make their dreams a reality!

Aloha regularly has great deals to make your Whistler adventure allthe more comfortable and affordable. Contact our friendly concierge team to bookyour stay… they’re more than happy to answer any questions youmay have.

Photo credit: Mike Crane

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2012 | Comments (0) | Category: Resort Information, Whistler Accommodations, Resort News | Permalink

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Fans Choice Awards

Fans Choice Awards

The Whistler Sabbatical Project is now closed toentries. Finalists will be announced today, and one winnerwill be selected to receive a dream Sabbatical in Whistler! The winner will live in Whistler for a month and will be able toenjoy unique Whistler experiences including “Heli Ski Heaven”,”Shoot with a Pro” and “Ski/Ride with an Olympian”.  For moreinformation on the Whistler experiences visit Whistler SabbaticalProject.

The Fans Choice Award contest will be going live onFacebook on February 20th, 2012 and will end March 12th,2012.   The contest will offer the ten finaliststo have their essay’s judged by the public for a chance to win atrip to Whistler. The contest will start after the Grand Prizewinner of the Sabbatical contest has been selected to provide thefinalists with a runner up prize.

Fans can vote for their favourite Sabbatical Finalistson facebook.com/gowhistler. At theend of the voting period, one Sabbatical Finalist will be awarded a5-night trip to Whistler for themselves and one guest. For voting,one Eligible Fan will be randomly selected to also win a 5-nighttrip to Whistler.

Aloha Whistler is pleased to be part of the Fans ChoiceAwards and will be offering 2, 3 bedroom town homes for 5nights.

Make sure you visit facebook.com/GoWhistler onFebruary 20th to enter the Fans Choice Awardcontest!

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Aloha Whistler has been providing quality Whistler accommodationsand vacation packages since 1979.

Check out our great selection of Whistler luxuryhomesWhistlercondosand townhousesContact our staff todayfor more information.

Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2012 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Whistler Accommodations, Whistler Events, Resort News | Permalink

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Amazing Whistler Conditions

Amazing Whistler Conditions

The skiing and riding conditions in Whistler are trulyamazing! January was an incredible month which saw 244 cmof new snow and the total snow fall to 707 cm or over 23 feet! Thecurrent snowbase on Whistler Blackcomb Mountains is sitting at avery healthy 255 cm.

February so far has been awesome. The first dayof the month started with 14 cm of fresh snow and the skies havebeen sunny for the last few days.  More snow is in theWhistler forecast for the weekend.

Check out these latest photos of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountaintaken at the beginning of the month.

Feb 2 snow

Feb 2 snow 2

Photo credit: Brad Kasselman / www.coastphoto.com

Upcoming On Mountain Whistler Events

Roxy All Star Snow Camps

These all female ski and snowboard weekend camps are agreat way to improve your skills, make new friends and get taughtby top ski and snowboard instructors. The next camp isthis weekend Feb 11-12.  The following camps will be held onMarch 3-4, March 17-18 and April 14-15. Contact us for more detailsand we can help you with Whistler accommodation.

Winemaker Après Series

Enjoy this unique dining and wine tasting experience atSteeps Grill on Whistler Mountain.  The afternoonstarts at 2pm and features BC’s best wines paired with locallysourced culinary delights. There will be a five course meal pairedwith five glasses of wine.

The next Winemakers Après Series is on February 29thand features Osoyoos Larose And NK’Mip.  Tickets are availableat Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations.

Valentine’s Day in Whistler

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Whistler. Enjoy a day skiing on the mountain, relax at one of Whistler’s spasand enjoy a fabulous dinner at a fine dining restaurant. Contactour friendly staff who can help you find the perfect Whistleraccommodation.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR WHISTLER ACCOMMODATION?

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Contactour staff today for more information. Check out our greatselection ofWhistler luxuryhomescondosand townhouses.

Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2012 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Resort Information, Whistler Accommodations, Whistler Events | Permalink

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