Whistler Blackcomb on top of the world


Whistler Blackcomb Receives Wealth of Industry Recognition Including No. 1 Overall Resort, Best Ski Resort in the World and Best Terrain Variety

WHISTLER, BC November 16, 2015 – As Whistler Blackcomb ramps up for its 50th anniversary season, it is also proud to be celebrating recognition and accolades from the ski, snowboard, and travel industries. No stranger to the top of the charts, Whistler Blackcomb has proudly been named number one overall resort by highly respected sources such as SKI Magazine and Freeskier Magazine, as well as receiving top marks in a variety of other areas. The resort boasts an impressive 8,171 skiable acres, 37 lifts, an extensive array of terrain, and an annual average snowfall of 11.63 metres (38.2 ft). Add in the wide variety of food and beverage options, great customer service and bumping après scene, it is not hard to understand why Whistler Blackcomb consistently scores top marks industry wide.

Whistler Blackcomb Awards and Rankings 2015.2016

No. 1 Overall Resort – SKI Magazine

No. 1 Overall Resort – Freeskier Magazine

No. 1 in Terrain Variety, Off Hill Activities, Après and Terrain Parks – SKI Magazine

Best Ski Resort in the World – Ultratravel

Best Ski Resort in Canada – SkiResort.info

Top Canadian Ski Resort – Unofficial Networks

No. 1 Ski Resort for Après-Ski – The Telegraph UK

No. 1 Top 5 Après in the West – Après Live

No. 1 Best Winter Destination – The Georgia Straight

No. 1 Best Weekend Getaway – The Georgia Straight

No. 1 Best Place to Buy a Vacation Home – The Georgia Straight

Best Attraction of British Columbia – Northwest Meetings + Events Magazine

Best Resort of British Columbia – Northwest Meetings + Events Magazine

Best Kids School in North America – Holiday with Kids

Best Resort for Teenagers in North America – Holiday with Kids

Best for All-Round Family Activities in North America – Holiday with Kids

No. 2 Best Romantic Hideaway – The Georgia Straight

No. 2 in Lifts, Lodging, Scenery and Overall Satisfaction – SKI Magazine

No. 3 in Dining and Service – SKI Magazine

No. 3 in Best Après Deck/Patio – Après Live

No. 3 Best Summer Destination – The Georgia Straight

No. 4 in On-Mountain Food – SKI Magazine

No. 5 in Top 10 Ski Towns to Visit in 2015 – Curbed Ski

No. 10 Top Terrain Parks in North America – Transworld Snowboarding

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for Whistler Blackcomb, Christine’s on Blackcomb, Chic Pea, Crystal Hut, PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

Rated as a Five Star Ski Resort – SkiResort.info

“We are especially honored to be recognized across the board this year as we prepare to celebrate our 50th anniversary season,” says Stuart Rempel, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Whistler Blackcomb. “We continually strive to be the number one mountain resort in the world so it is a tremendous affirmation to be acknowledged by so many different publications, both nationally and internationally.”

Whistler Mountain will be opening one week early on November 19 and Blackcomb Mountain will open as scheduled on November 26. Whistler Blackcomb has received 133cm (52in) of snow since November 1, as measured at the Pig Alley weather station located on Whistler Mountain at 1,650m.

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