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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!

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR WHISTER ACCOMMODATION?

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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.

Whistler Sabbatical Winner FINAL FEB 20 from Tourism Whistler on Vimeo.

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

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR WHISTER ACCOMMODATION?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

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?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

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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Whistler Taluswood Accommodation

Whistler Taluswood Accommodation

Are you looking for a true ski-in, ski-out Whistlerhome, which offers luxury, mountain views, space andprivacy? Taluswood offers all these amenities and muchmore.  The Taluswood homes are even popular with celebrities,with Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake having chosen to stay inthis secluded yet convenient Whistler mountain location.

Taluswood is located above the Creekside village onWhistler Mountain and compromises of a number of luxurymountainside homes. The areas consist of Taluswood Bluffs,Taluswood Heights, Taluswood Lookout, Taluswood Phase 1 andTaluswood Ridge.  These luxury homes all offer superb ski-in,ski-out access.  Taluswood offers one of the best locations inWhistler to watch the sunset. The views of Black Tusk, TantalusRange and the mountains beyond are incredible.

Luxury Whistler Ski-in, Ski-out Homes

Our luxury homes at Taluswood offer great ski-in,ski-out location on to the lower Dave Murray run on WhistlerMountain. The Creekside Gondola is easily accessibleoffering access to both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Thelocation is secluded and private yet only short 5 minute drive toWhistler Village.  The amenities at Whistler Creekside includea grocery store, restaurants and Starbucks and are located just ashort drive (or ski!) away.

Great Whistler location for families and groups

Aloha Whistler offers a number of homes at Taluswoodincluding 3 and 4 bedroom homes. We are proud to offer oneof the largest homes at Taluswood. The Heights #910 is a beautiful,luxury 6 bedroom home that can accommodate up to 18 guests. This is a lovely home for a small group or families sharing. The larger homes at Taluswood Heights and Taluswood Ridge offerprivate hot tubs.  Taluswood The Bluffs has a common area hottub.

These luxury Whistler homes offer features such as radiant floorheating, gourmet kitchens, gas fireplaces and large open livingdesign.

5th Night Free Special at Taluswood Heights #7

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

If you would like to experience staying at the Taluswoodhomes, we are pleased to offer a 5th night freespecial at Taluswood Heights #7.  This 4 bedroom, 3.5bathroom home is great for families or a small group looking for aflexible bed configuration.  Contact our staff todayfor more information.

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2012 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Resort Information, Whistler Accommodations | Permalink

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More Snow for Whistler Blackcomb!

Happy Holidays!  Whistler and Blackcomb receivedanother 21cm of new snow over night. That’s 81cm of newsnow in the last week!  More snow is in the forecast forThursday evening and Friday with the freezing level expected tofall back to the village elevation.  Check out these recentimages of Whistler and Blackcomb taken on December27th.

dec 27 skiing

dec 27 skiing 2

dec 27 skiing 3

Photo credit: Emmanuel Mendes Dos Santos/coastphoto.com -with Jamie Evans, Josh Appleton-Thomas and Michael Jewell atWhistler Blackcomb.

Looking for a ski vacation to Whistler in January?

January offers some of the best snow conditions inWhistler. This is ‘deep winter’ season, so expect lots ofpowder days.  Contact us about our January specials anddeals.  We have luxury Whistler homes, town homes andcondos.  Many of our accommodations offer ski-in, ski outaccess on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.  View our greatselections of Whistler homes.

Whistler Discover Days – Save up to 30%.

If you book your Whistler vacation between January 2 andFebruary 12 you can save up to 30% on lessons, rentals and lifttickets!  The discounts are available on both adultsand kids snow school programs.  Contact our reservation staff today for moredetails on this great Whistler deal!

Are you looking for Whister accommodation?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

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, December 28, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Resort Information, Whistler Accommodations, Resort News, Whistler Ski News | Permalink

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Have a happy and safe holiday season. We lookforward to seeing you in the new year. Merry Christmas fromeveryone at Aloha Whistler.

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The Holidays in Whistler

The Holidays in Whistler

Celebrate the Holidays in Whistler! Whistler isan amazing place to spend this special time of year.  Inaddition to world class skiing and riding, Whistler has lots ofevents and festive activities happening.

Aloha Whistler has put together a list of must doWhistler activities that the entire family willenjoy.  Many of these Whistler events are free!

Outdoor Ice Skating at the Whistler Olympic Plaza

The Whistler Olympic Plaza located across from theMarketplace will be transformed into an outdoor skating rink forthe winter.  Use of the rink is free.  Skaterentals are available for $5 from 11 am to 2pm and 6 pm to 9pm.  The rink will be open daily from mid December from 11amto 9pm.  Please note that the skating rink may close forspecial events.

Coca Cola Tube Park Whistler

The tube park is located at Base II on BlackcombMountain. Tubing is a fun activity for everyone and noexperience is required!  The tube park is open daily fromDecember 17 to April 22 from 12pm to 8pm (11 am on weekends). There is a mini zone with mini tube for the younger children.

Whistler Holiday Experience

The Whistler Holiday Experienceis a free indoor activity fun zone located at the WhistlerConference Centre. It is open daily from December 16 toJanuary 2 (closed Dec 25 and 31).  Santa will be making aspecial experience on December 17 and 18.  This is a greatplace for the kids to hang out during the holidays.  They willlove the bouncy castle, mini putt course, arts and crafts, videogames and much more!  Parents can relax in the lounge areawith a hot drink.

First Night Whistler

First Night Whistler is alegendary New Years Eve celebration. This is a familyfriendly evening of entertainment and celebration that includesstreet entertainment, live music, local arts and family-friendlyactivities at indoor and outdoor venues throughout WhistlerVillage.  There will be of course fireworks to ring in NewYear.  This is an alcohol free evening.  Tickets can bepurchased in advance at the Whistler Visitors Centre.

Whistler Sliding Centre

Visit the venue of the bobsleigh, luge and skeletoncompetitions of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. TheWhistler Sliding Centre is located at Base II on BlackcombMountain.  You can now experience the thrill of theseincredible sports through the public sliding program for Skeletonand Bobsleigh.  For more information and to book the thrill ofa lifetime, visit the Whistler Sliding Centre.

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre has been voted oneof the top Whistler attractions. The centre is dedicatedto the history and culture of local First Nations.  The centrefeatures a museum, exhibits, a gift shop, cafe, gallery and atheatre showcasing a 15 minute film.  The Squamish Lil’watCultural Centre will be hosting the WinterGathering on December 29th.

Do you need a WHISTLER condo FOR the holidays?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

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

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

Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Resort Information, Resort News | Permalink

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Whistler to Open this Friday for Skiing & Riding

Whistler to Open this Friday for Skiing & Riding

Whistler Blackcomb has recently announced that WhistlerMountain will be opening this Friday November18th! Opening day has come 6 days early! Blackcomb Mountain will be opening on November 24th.

This is exciting news for all skiers and boarders whoare anticipating the start of the season.  Whistlerand Blackcomb Mountains have received more snow over theweekend.  The forecast is calling for another storm cycle tohit the mountains on Wednesday.  This will bring a predicted35 cms of white gold to the mountains before opening onFriday!  The early season ski  conditions are going to bephenomenal!

In addition to all the snow that Ullr has beenbringing, the Whistler/Blackcomb snowmaking departmenthave been very busy.  The snowmaking team has turned over 50million gallons of water into snow so far this season.

Whistler Mountain will open at 8:30am and close at3pm.  You can upload from the Creekside Gondola andthe Whistler Village Gondola.  Lifts opening will be EmeraldExpress, Big Red Express, and Franz’s Chair.

ARE you looking for whistler accommodation for openingday?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

Contact our staff todayfor more information. Check out our great selection of Whistler luxuryhomes, condos and townhouses.

Posted on Monday, November 14, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News, Resort Information, Resort News, Whistler Ski News | Permalink

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Book early & save. plus Kids ski & rent for Free!

Book early & save. plus Kids ski & rent for Free!

Whistler Blackcomb will be opening for skiing and ridingon November 24th.  Snow has been fallingon the tops of the mountains over the last few days.  Skiseason is not far away now!

Aloha Whistler is pleased to announce early bookingspecials for the upcoming winter.  These great dealsare available for reservations made by November15th.  So book early and save for your nextWhistler ski vacation.

Bring the entire family to Whistler this year! Kids 12 years and under ski FREE and rent FREEwith the purchase of an adult lift ticket and/or adult rentalequipment of equal duration.  The start date must be the sameon the adults and the child’s lift ticket or rental voucher. There are no blackout dates for this offer.

There are also incredible savings on lift tickets if you book byNovember 15thSave up to 50% or ski foras little as $41 per day! You can view more details aboutthese deals on our lift ticket package page.  Let AlohaWhistler plan your accommodation and lift ticket package and youcan save with this incredible early booking offer.

Aloha Whistler only offers Whistler’s BESTaccommodation! We have accommodations in a variety oflocations including slope side, ski-in ski-out, in Whistler Villageor Whistler Creekside.  Whether you are a small family orlarge group we can accommodate your needs from a 2 bedroom condo upto a 7 bedroom luxury home that can sleep 18 guests!  View our Whistler accommodations in moredetail.

Aloha Whistler can help you arrange your perfect winterWhistler vacation package.  We can arrange everythingyou need from staying in one of our ski-in, ski-out condos orluxury homes, arranging your lift tickets, rental equipment,lessons and transportation needs.   We can also arrangeactivities, restaurant reservations, catering services, grocerydelivery, childcare and spa reservations. We have been organisingWhistler holidays for 31 years now!  Our in-resorttravel experts are all skiers or snowboarders and willhelp you plan every detail of your vacation.

Are you ready to book your ski vacation and save?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

Contact our staff todayand find out more details on how to save with the early bookingspecial. Check out our great selection of Whistler luxuryhomes, condos and townhouses.

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News | Permalink

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Consumer Protection BC Contest

Consumer Protection BC Contest

Share your best summer travel photo for a chance to win1 of 3 prize packs including a Canon HD Rebel T3! Second prize is aSamsung digital camera and third prize is a Toshiba portable DVDplayer.

Aloha Whistler is a member of the Consumer ProtectionAgency BCConsumer ProtectionBC (CPBC) promotes a fair marketplace for BC consumers andbusinesses. [License Number: 52170]

CPBC was established in 2004 as a not-for-profit corporation tostrengthen consumer protection in BC. They operate using a costrecovery model and are the only organization of its kind inCanada.

We are pleased to announce that Consumer Protection BChave just launched a travel-themed contest on their Facebook page.

Once you have submitted your best summer travel photo, get yourfriends to vote once a day!  The top ten entries for the mostvotes qualify for prizes.

Click here to enter thecompetition.

The contest closes on September 16, 2011 at 4 p.m PT

Are you Looking for Whistler Accommodation for the Winter?

Whistler Accommodation Call Centre

Check out our Whistler condo rentals, Whistler townhome rentals orluxury homeaccommodations.   Our local, in-resort travelexperts can help you with any questions you may have about ourWhistler accommodation or a ski package.

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News | Permalink

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