Whistler Press

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT WHISTLER INTERNATIONALLY

"Stunning demand for Olympics tickets"

"Stocks are plummeting, layoffs abound and a recession is on the way, but the desire to fork out big bucks to attend the 2010 Winter Olympics is as good as gold"
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- The Globe and Mail November 2008

"Walk to Whistler Village - Asking $8.9 Million"

"Perched on a bluff, high above the Whistler Valley, this home combines the essence of a mountain home with elegant design that few have done before,"
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- National Post May 2008

"$17.5 million home sale in the works"

"Deal for Crabapple Drive property would be Whistler's priciest ever.."
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- Whistler Question 2008

"Canada's Top Second-Home Spots"

"The U.S. housing market may be faltering, but thus far, those up North haven't a worry in sight. Canada's dollar has had its strongest performance in years. From a record low of 62 cents on the U.S. dollar in January 2002, the currency now matches the greenback in value. And the second-home housing market at the high end, in places like Victoria on Vancouver Island and Chester, Nova Scotia, is flourishing."
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- Forbes Magazine 2008

"Whistler buyers have options"

A search of Whistler real estate on the Realtylink website shows a range of properties priced from $3000 to $18000000 -- the lowest being a timeshare and ...
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- Vancouver Sun 2008

"Best Year Ever for Whistler"

Whistler's 2006/07 winter season results, combined with the 2006 summer season, marks the best year on record - Tourism Whistler reports during Tourism Week in Canada, June 4-10, 2007.
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- Tourism Whistler

"Whistler Blackcomb Breaks Ground For Peak to Peak Gondola"

Whistler Blackcomb has commenced construction on their $51 million, world record-breaking Peak to peak Gondola. This incredible feat of engineering will connect Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and is set to be completed by December 2008.
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- Intrawest Corporation

"UN recognizes Whistler as one of the most livable communities in the world "

It's something Whistlerites have known for a long time. And now, the rest of the world agrees.
Whistler was declared one of the most livable communities in the world by the International Awards for Livable Communities. Whistler was also named the best in the world in planning for the future, beating out 53 finalists from 20 countries.
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-British Columbia Portal

"Wonderful Whistler"

"It's the biggest ski resort in North America -- with the lowest profile -- but Whistler wants to be known for more than just its powder."
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- Forbes Magazine

"#1. Whistler/Blackcomb, British Columbia"

"These two towering mountains provide the best skiing in North America, with the biggest vertical drop. It's funny what a difference 30 years and $600 million can make. Yet there was not much there but a mountain for courageous hikers."
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- Ask Men Portal

"Whistler Blackcomb breaks 25 year record for snowiest month"

"This month Whistler received fifteen 10+ centimetre (4 inch) snow days. Of those; one was a 50+ centimetre (23 inch) day, three were 40+ centimetre (16 inch) days, four were 30+ centimetre (12 inch) days and one was a 20+ centimetre (8 inch) day. The snowiest day this month was January 13 with 58 centimetres (or 23 inches) of snow."
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- Intrawest Corporation

"Whistler prepares for 2010"

"WHISTLER, British Columbia -- Turin may be the centre of the sports world right now, but Whistler could be the best place to be right now. The city north of Vancouver will be hosting the skiing events at the 2010 Olympic games and the weather even though it's 4 years too early is absolutely perfect.."
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- Global National 2006