Whistler, British Colombia, is a top destination for incentive groups. The beautiful Canadian resort, as showcased during a winter fam trip sponsored by Destination Canada, offers a wealth of activities participants can enjoy on and
off the famous ski slopes.
Among the group properties is the Fairmont
a 519-room resort located at the base of Whistler Blackcomb
mountain. The property features 32,000 square feet of meeting space, including three divisible grand
ballrooms and outdoor terraces with gorgeous mountain views.
The resort's ski-in, ski-out access allows
guests to conquer the slopes, enjoy mountaintop dining at Christine’s
and take in the spectacular 360-degree views of mountains and glacial lakes riding
Whistler Blackcomb Resort’s Peak
2 Peak Gondola, the world’s highest lift of its kind. Après-ski events can be hosted at
Lift Co Bar & Grill’s all-season patio.
Skiing is not the only activity here: Participants can tap into the wellness offerings at Scandinave
Spa Whistler, which offers outdoor baths, Swedish dry saunas and eucalyptus-infused steam rooms.
Snowmobiling and snowshoe tours, followed by a winter alfresco lunch in an open
barn nestled in the forest, can be arranged by Canadian Wilderness Adventures.
The Whistler Conference Centre
at the base of Whistler Blackcomb mountain recently received $3.5 million in
facility upgrades. Its 40,000 square feet of meeting space includes
a stunning Grand Foyer featuring a 40-foot, three-sided wood burning rock
fireplace, making it an ideal venue for an elegant reception.
The destination has a number of eateries ideal for group meals and dine-arounds. Among them are Table-19 at the Nicklaus North
Golf Club and Bearfoot Bistro,
which has an ice room for vodka tastings. The Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre provides First Nations-inspired culinary experiences and Indigenous performances.