Posts in category: Whistler news

Whistler Vacation Rental Taxes and Guest Booking Fees

March 16, 2016 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Avoid Whistler VRBO Taxes & Fees. Ask about hotel taxes, parking and fees before booking your vacation rental. It’s important to ask all the right questions about your Whistler vacation rental pricing before making your reservations and paying the rental deposit. Two private homes may look the same and charge the same, but one may cost […]


Whistler Resort Upgrades Announced for 2016

February 17, 2016 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

WhistlerBlackcomb Plans $8 Million Future Improvements. Plans to update winter and summer facilities and trails. Plans include enhancements to learning areas on Whistler Mountain, major upgrades to Roundhouse Lodge deck and Garibaldi Lift Company patio and improvements to summer hiking trails. Awesome news for Whistler Resort tourists and locals. Personally, I really respect a company that re-invests profits back […]


Dog Sled Tours in Whistler

January 27, 2016 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Winter Dogsledding Tours. Dog Sledding is the classic Canadian winter experience. Travel through Whistler’s pristine backcountry on a sled pulled by powerful sled dog Huskies.   Enjoy the Canadian Wilderness Adventure at Callaghan… Let your eager and powerful dog team lead you into the magnificent old growth forest of the Callaghan Valley. Stop for a […]


Whistler Beer Wine & Liquor Stores

January 22, 2016 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Whistler BC Liquor Store Guide. Foreign tourists might consider Whistler’s liquor laws, rules, and prices very different than home. Without too much effort, you will find out where to buy beer, wine, liquor, cigarettes and cigars in Whistler… and what hours the shops are open. If you prefer cold beer and wine, take note that only some stores offer […]


Whistler Nordic X-Country Skiing

January 14, 2016 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Cross Country Skiing in Whistler. Want to experience world-class nordic skiing? Head to Whistler, the official venue for Nordic events during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Whistler is a cross country skiing paradise where pristine mountain wilderness meets Olympic-rate trails. Over 160 kms of trails for all ability levels and styles means plenty […]


Heli Skiing Whistler Heli Boarding

January 6, 2016 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Whistler Resort Heli Boarding or Skiing. Skip lift lines and Crowds. Access untouched mountains, untracked powder, and prime BC alpine terrain.   Whistler heli skiing companies have the highest standard of pilots. Professional guides are expertly trained with years of experience. It’s an exhilarating experience to rival all else – unadulterated skiing and uninterrupted snowboarding down 6000 […]


Ice Skating in Whistler

December 16, 2015 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Whistler Ice Skating :: Family Fun A truly Canadian winter pastime, ice skating in Whistler is great winter fun for the entire family. Glide along to music under sparkling lights at Whistler Olympic Plaza’s outdoor skating rink or head to the Meadow Park Sports Centre arena for indoor ice skating. When winter temperatures drop, experience jaw-dropping views […]


Your Whistler New Years 2016 Guide

December 9, 2015 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Whistler. Whistler Presents: New Year’s Eve Celebrations A family-style celebration in Whistler Village, with lively entertainment, games, crafts and activities plus a special Fire & Ice Show and fireworks at midnight (tickets not required). Ticket holders get six hours of exclusive, family friendly fun Three different venues, full of lively […]


What’s New Whistler :: 2015-16 Winter

December 2, 2015 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

What’s New this Season in Whistler. Whistler Blackcomb to Celebrate 50th Anniversary. Whistler Blackcomb is looking forward to the 2015.2016 winter season for many reasons, not the least of which is an upcoming 50th anniversary. The resort has been lauded for advancements in the skiing, snowboarding, and mountain biking industries over the years; but this […]


Christmas in Whistler 2015 :: Holiday Tips

November 25, 2015 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Plan a Magical Whistler Christmas Vacation. Whistler Holiday Events, Activities & Dining December 2015. Spending Christmas Holidays in Whistler Resort can be an amazing experience for all. There’s something about being high up in the BC mountains, while still having the festivities of a world class resort… you can have your Christmas cake and eat […]


Whistler Blackcomb Official Opening Day

November 18, 2015 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Whistler Blackcomb Opening Day 2015 WHISTLER MOUNTAIN OPENS EARLY – NOVEMBER 19, 2015 Whistler Mountain will be opening one week ahead of schedule. The early opening has been made possible thanks to favourable early season conditions, including natural snowfall and prime temperatures for snowmaking. Blackcomb Mountain will open as scheduled on November 26. Whistler Mountain […]


Whistler Blackcomb Lift Ticket Prices 2015-16 :: Best Deals

November 4, 2015 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Whistler Lift Pass Discounts. Where to Find the Best Single Day Lift Ticket Deals. Discount Whistler lift ticket deals come and go with the seasons and are different every year. Finding out where to buy your tickets at the best price can be pretty tricky. When I was the Blackcomb Sales Manager, we used to recommend the Edge […]


Whistler Blackcomb Rated No. 1 :: Ski Magazine

October 28, 2015 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Whistler # 1 by SKI Magazine for 3rd time in 4 years. Top of ranking in Terrain Variety, Off-Hill Activities, Après-Ski and Terrain Park. Second Place for Lifts, Lodging, Scenery and Overall Satisfaction. SKI Magazine’s reader’s poll has ranked Whistler Blackcomb (WB) as the No. 1 best ski resort in North America for the second year […]


Cornucopia :: Whistler Food & Wine Festival

October 8, 2015 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Whistler Resort Food Extravaganza November 5 – 15. Cornucopia 2015, a Foodie’s Utopia. Featuring an expansive variety of hands-on seminars, fascinating winery dinners, gala tasting events and sizzling after-parties. Serving up the finest talent in local Canadian and International food and drink Cornucopia offers something for both the experienced gourmet and those seeking to better appreciate the epicurean delights […]


Whistler Turkey Sale 2015 Survival Tips

October 7, 2015 | Whistler news | By Whistler Expert | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving Sale 2015. Tips to get the Best Deals on ski & snowboard gear. Heading to the Turkey Sale this year? If you’ve ever gone before you know it can be a bit overwhelming as there is so much to choose from, not to mention the crowds and then well the deals that lure you in! […]

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