Monthly Archives: October 2011

Province announces $1.1-million ski marketing program

What the Province of British Columbia is doing to help raise destination visits to its ski resorts. Seattle, Toronto and California are being targeted to raise our visits from abroad. — Whistler to be marketed in Seattle, Toronto, San Francisco … Continue reading

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Treat taxpayers like shareholders, businesses tell municipality

This election story doesn’t have nearly the importance that stories around the nomination paper saga got, one in which the nominations of four prominent candidates were challenged by the municipality’s chief election officer, on a tip from someone involved in … Continue reading

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Whistler hotel occupancy dropping post-Olympics: report

Hotel occupancy is dropping. So are rates, and so is the amount of money that hotels are making per available room. — Revenue per room night also a concern for hotels By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine October 13, 2011 Whistler … Continue reading

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Whistler businesses want municipality to refocus on economy

Money is emerging as a key issue in Whistler’s municipal election. — Business owners complain of “red tape” making it difficult to prosper By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine October 6, 2011 In the lead-up to November’s election, a common theme … Continue reading

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