Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

December 07, 2011 12:39 ET

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation: Don't Let the Snow Stop You

Edmonton- the ultimate getaway this holiday season

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 7, 2011) - As fall comes to an end, we start looking ahead to the holiday season. Not sure where to start with your holiday shopping? Edmonton hotels offer the complete no-hassle shopping experience. Finished your shopping? The puck drops on December 26 when 10 nations vie for hockey glory at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. Check out all that Edmonton has to offer this season.

Are you still kicking yourself for not getting tickets to the most exciting junior hockey tournament in the world? The Oil Kings have the solution. They will be releasing the last 500 Oil Kings World Junior Mini Packs on Friday, December 9 at 10 am MST. That's five World Junior Tournament games at Rexall Place plus 18 Oil Kings tickets over this year and next year. Choose between a Boxing Day Pack or a New Year's Pack (while supplies last).

No place to stay? Be sure to find the perfect selection of amenities at one of the IIHF World Junior Championships preferred hotels: Edmonton Hotel & Convention Centre, Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre, Mayfield Inn and Suites, and Radisson Hotel Edmonton South.

Shop 'till you drop without even having to go outside! Edmonton City Centre mall is steps from the elevator when you stay at the Delta Edmonton Centre Suite. With one night's accommodation, valet parking, and a $50 gift certificate for Edmonton City Centre Mall, your holiday shopping will be done in no time. With over 150 retailers, you are sure to find what you are looking for.

Only a short drive to IKEA® and West Edmonton Mall, the Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort is the perfect destination for your shopping adventure! With one night's accommodation receive a $50 IKEA ® gift card - stay two nights and receive $100! With complimentary parking and complimentary shuttle service to West Edmonton Mall, it's easy to bring the family along.

Plus, if you live in Greater Edmonton, invite your family and friends to experience Edmonton, and you could win a $500 West Edmonton mall shopping spree. Simply go to edmonton.com and send a personalized e-postcard. On January 31, 2012 we will draw a winner from all the e-postcards sent. If they win so do you!

For more information about Edmonton vacation packages, go to edmonton.com.

Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of those who have experienced it, click here.

Edmonton Tourism promotes Greater Edmonton as the destination of choice for tourism, conventions, major events and film production and is a division of Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC). Edmonton Tourism encourages socially and environmentally responsible tourism. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca

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