Whistler Blackcomb is at the Top of the Ranks

Posted By: The Ski Channel on October 26, 2011 7:58 am

Whistler Blackcomb has been sweeping the accolades as it solidifies its position as the #1 mountain resort in North America. The resort has four “best overall” wins and eight #1 “category” wins.

The award-winning resort takes “#1 Overall” rankings in FREESKIER for “The Best”, onthesnow.com’s “No. 1 Favorite North American Resort 2011″, Australia’s Luxury Travel Magazine’s “No. 1 Overseas Ski Resort 2011″, and findthebest.com’s “Best Ski Resort in the World”.

Stuart Rempel, senior vice president of marketing and sales at Whistler Blackcomb says, “We are ecstatic to be recognized as one of the best mountain resorts by such a cross-section of sources: from ski and snowboard industry magazines, to travel experts. We’ve got extraordinary natural assets and a robust infrastructure combined with staff that go the extra mile to make guests’ experiences at Whistler Blackcomb one of the best in the industry. This past season Whistler Blackcomb scored an 88 on our Net Promoter Score, the highest score for customer satisfaction in Canada and among the top scores in North America. We’re going to work hard this season to not only maintain, but surpass this score.”

The ranking-topping achievements don’t end there as the mountain is featured as “Top/Best” in the following places: forbes.com for “World’s Best Ski Resorts”, yahoo.com for “Top Five Ski Vacations in the World”, powderhounds.com for “Top Overall Resorts”, about.com for “Top Ski Resorts, and The Independent for “50 Best Ski Resorts”.

Keeping the victory ball rolling, Whistler Blackcomb collected category wins for “Value Award Winner” in Up! Magazine and “Best Terrain” at onthesnow.com, SKI Magazine, TransWorld SNOWboarding, powderhounds.com, and National Geographic. Additionally, the resort won “Best Après/Nightlife in FREESKIER, onthesnow.com, SKI Magazine, TransWorld SNOWboarding, and powderhounds.com, as well as “Best Family Resort” in SKI Magazine (Canadian Resorts).

Other notable rankings include 2nd place for: “Terrain Parks” by onthesnow.com, “Family” by onthesnow.com, “Digital Programs” by SKI Magazine, and “Best Steeps” by FREESKIER.

With all these notable rankings, Whistler Blackcomb is clearly an unbeatable North American winter destination. The dual-mountain resort is ready to share all it has to offer including over 200 marked runs, over 8,000 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls and 3 glaciers with over 430 inches of snowfall annually. Guest who book by November 15th will save up to 36% with packages starting at $91 CDN per person, per night.