• Tourism Whistler Wants to Create a Sophisticated Adventure

     
    POSTED October 29, 2019
     
  • Tourism Whistler Wants to Create a Sophisticated Adventure

     
    POSTED October 29, 2019
     
  • Tourism Whistler Wants to Create a Sophisticated Adventure

     
    POSTED October 29, 2019
     

Tourism Whistler has announced a $3.5-million conference center renovation set to begin January 2020. Located in the heart of Whistler village, the resort’s main conference facility will be receiving updates to everything from lighting and furnishings to acoustics and artwork. Renovations will be made throughout the 65,000 square feet of meeting space, which can accommodate 2,000 people.

The Whistler Conference Centre can accommodate anything from bands to driving a car into the ballroom. In order to achieve a contemporary and modern aesthetic, renovations will be adding high-quality finishes to already-iconic features, such as the cathedral ceiling and Rumford rock fireplace. 

While changes are being made inside, the stunning landscape surrounding the conference center will continue to be constant for visitors. Taking care of the outdoors and the surrounding area has always been important to Tourism Whistler, and during these renovations, they will continue their green initiatives and focus on sustainability. 

When groups are ready to get out of meetings, the conference center is within walking distance of 150+ restaurants, 200 retail stores, nightlife, and much more to explore. Meeting groups are also close to several hotels throughout the Whistler Village, where they can take advantage of hotel activities like skiing and snowboarding. Also, U.S. clients utilizing the conference center will often save 25-30 percent depending on the exchange rate. 

After several months of renovations, the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge is now open as the Alloy – King of Prussia, a DoubleTree by Hilton.

 

After almost 20 years of vacancy, the Cook County Hospital in Chicago will be put to use once again. A $150 million adaptive reuse project restored the historic, 106-year-old hospital, which has become a combined Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel, as well as medical offices, a museum, a food hall and more. While the opening is multi-phased, the hotels are scheduled to open in late July.  

 

Doctors, nurses, grocery store employees and more were essential to sustaining the continued stay-at-home orders that helped fight the spread of COVID-19. Such workers put their health at risk for the benefit of society, and Nakoma Resort and the Lost Sierra Chamber of Commerce want to recognize them for their efforts through the “Send Your Heroes” campaign.