For Immediate Release: June 3rd, 2015
RESORTS OF THE CANADIAN ROCKIES PARTNERS WITH TREBLE CONE SKI RESORT IN WANAKA, NEW ZEALAND
Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, Canada’s largest privately owned mountain resort operator, is proud to announce a new partnership with Treble Cone Ski Area in Wanaka, New Zealand. All 2014/15 and 2015/16 Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Super Pass and RCR Rockies season passholders will receive 50% off single and multi-day lift tickets at the partner resort during the 2015 and 2016 Southern Hemisphere season. Members will be able to simply show their season pass at the partner resort to obtain the discount.
Resorts of the Canadian Rockies operates six destination ski resorts, featuring some of the best variety for terrain in North America as well as the most snow and most vertical in the Canadian Rockies.
As the largest ski area on New Zealand’s south island, with 700m of leg burning vertical, a reputation for fun natural terrain, spectacular views over Lake Wanaka and the snow-capped Southern Alps, and having been awarded NZ’s Best Ski Resort at the World Ski Awards in 2013 and again in 2014, Treble Cone shares a passionate audience of international skiers and riders with Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.
‘We’re excited to partner with RCR to align Treble Cone with the reputation, terrain, snow and overall experience offered by mountains including Kicking Horse and Fernie, and to assist our passionate local skiers and riders and
also RCR’s to enjoy some of the best available off-season skiing’ Nick Noble, Treble Cone Marketing Manager.
Other member benefits include special package rates for lodging, lifts, activities and air through Ski Travel Company. Please visit the Ski Travel Company website for more details and special packages.
About Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc.
Proudly Canadian, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. (RCR) is the largest private ski resort owner/operator in North America, owning six ski resorts across Canada, including Nakiska Ski Area in Alberta; Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort in British Columbia. RCR also owns and manages a number of hotels and golf courses, including Trickle Creek in Kimberley, and Wintergreen Golf and Country Club in Bragg Creek. RCR aims to provide each and every guest The Ultimate Experience.
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For Immediate Release: May 25th, 2015
KIMBERLEY ALPINE RESORT AWARDED 2015 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
Recognised as a Top Performing Ski & Snowboard Resort Destination as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site
Kimberley, B.C – Kimberley Alpine Resort today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great l reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience.
When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honourees that takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews and opinions submitted by travellers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period as well as business’s tenure and ranking on the Popularity Index on the site. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.
“This is truly a huge award for us,” says Powder Matt Mosteller, VP at Resorts of the Canadian Rockies. “We want to thank all of our past guests who took the time to review our resort on TripAdvisor, there is no greater reward for us than reading the positive reviews.”
“TripAdvisor is pleased to honour exceptional hospitality businesses that have received consistent praise and recognition by travellers on the site,” said Marc Charron President, TripAdvisor for Business. “By putting a spotlight on businesses that are focused on delivering great service to customers, TripAdvisor not only helps drive increasing hospitality standards around the world, it also gives businesses both large and small the ability to shine and stand out from the competition.”
About Kimberley Alpine Resort & Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc.
Kimberley Alpine Resort www.skikimberley.com is located in South East British Columbia and is part of the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. (RCR) family. Proudly Canadian, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. (RCR) is the largest private ski resort owner/operator in North America, owning six ski resorts across Canada, including Nakiska Ski Area in Alberta; Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort in British Columbia. RCR also owns and manages a number of hotels and golf courses, including Trickle Creek in Kimberley, and Wintergreen Golf and Country Club in Bragg Creek. RCR aims to provide each and every guest The Ultimate Experience.
TripAdvisor® is the world’s largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 340 million unique monthly visitors**, and more than 225 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4.9 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.
*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, December 2014
**Source: Google Analytics, average monthly unique users, Q1 2015
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