WHISTLER, BC--(Marketwire - Dec 6, 2012) - Whistler Blackcomb is just over two weeks into the official ski season and already the mountains are covered in powder with over 337 cm (132 inches) of snowfall on record, putting Whistler Blackcomb well ahead of other ski resorts in North America. With a base of 185 cm (72 inches) and over 100 runs officially open for skiing, Whistler is set for another record breaking year. In the last 7 days, 164 cm (64 inches) of snow has fallen and that pace is set to continue as Whistler Blackcomb prepares to open the alpine this weekend making over 5280 vertical feet and 6000 acres of skiable terrain accessible to skiers. With incredible early season snow conditions, now is the perfect time to book your winter destination ski holiday to Whistler.
ULTIMATE SKI EXPERIENCE PACKAGE
With ski-in/ski-out accommodation at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, guests of The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort can have their fill of powder days as Whistler receives over 39 feet of annual snowfall each year. With the Ultimate Ski Experience hotel package guests can get up the mountain faster and hassle free with two nights of luxury accommodation and two adult Whistler Blackcomb ski lift passes included with their stay. Rates for the Ultimate Ski Experience Whistler ski vacation package start from $404 per night based on double occupancy and are available for stays until April 30, 2013.
STAY LONGER, SKI MORE & SAVE
With over 200 runs and 8200 acres of skiable terrain, one day on the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb just isn't enough. Luckily, guests of The Fairmont Chateau Whistler can ski longer this winter and enjoy savings of up to 30% off a winter ski holiday for stays of 7 nights or more with the Stay Longer & Save Whistler ski package. Looking for a shorter getaway? Save 25% off your winter holiday when you stay 4 nights or more with Fairmont. Rates for the Stay & Save packages are 25-30% off the best available rate of the day, per room, per night and are available for stays until April 30, 2012.
Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, you'll discover a chateau-style resort with luxurious rooms, a wide array of dining options, ski-in/ski-out mountain access and a full-service spa. For more information on these Whistler ski packages and other special offers, please call The Fairmont Chateau Whistler hotel at 1-800 606-8244 or visit us online at www.fairmont.com/whistler.
About Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
With over 60 distinctive hotels, including the iconic Fairmont San Francisco and Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is an unrivalled collection of properties located in some of the world's most coveted destinations. Known for its warm, engaging service and culturally rich experiences, this global hospitality brand features classic hotels that imbue a sense of heritage, sophistication and social importance and are often considered destinations in their own right. Fairmont is also committed to responsible tourism and is an industry leader in sustainable hotel management with its award-winning Green Partnership program. Fairmont is owned by FRHI Holdings Limited, a leading global hotel company with over 95 hotels under the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brands. The company also manages Fairmont and Raffles branded residences, estates and luxury private residence club properties. For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-441-1414 or visit www.fairmont.com.