RESORTQUEST WHISTLER ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH O’NEILL HOTELS AND RESORTS FOR MANAGEMENT OF COAST BLACKCOMB SUITES
Whistler, BC, July 31, 2013 - ResortQuest Whistler announces that it has entered into a strategic partnership with O’Neill Hotels & Resorts to manage and market the Coast Blackcomb Suites at Whistler, effective August 1st, 2013.
ResortQuest Whistler is a locally owned and Whistler based company, offering the largest selection of vacation rentals in Whistler, with over 500 suites, town homes and luxury private homes. This portfolio includes the Whistler Cascade Lodge Hotel, The Aspens on Blackcomb and Whistler Glacier Lodge Boutique Hotel. Since 1995, ResortQuest Whistler has been the premier provider of quality Whistler Blackcomb vacation rentals, offering a worldwide network, database, search-engine optimized websites and convenient online booking service.
This partnership will leverage ResortQuest Whistler’s substantial expertise of condo hotel management and its established global distribution capabilities. “We are extremely excited to be able to add this premium hotel to our management portfolio” said Paul Sanderson, President of ResortQuest Whistler. “We look forward to continuing to work with O’Neill Hotels & Resorts who will remain involved with the Coast Blackcomb Suites and is committed to ensuring that this partnership is beneficial for the Homeowners, Coast Hotels and the guests of Coast Blackcomb Suites.”
Coast Hotels is supportive of the partnership and the hotel will continue to be a flagship property under the Coast Hotels brand. "Coast Hotels look forward to working with the team at ResortQuest and to continuing to offer Coast customers a prime Whistler property" said Robert Pratt, President of Coast Hotels. "With ResortQuest’s expertise, we know we will continue to delight our guests and deliver the exceptional service the Coast brand is known for" continued Pratt.
About Coast Blackcomb Suites
Coast Blackcomb Suites is the perfect choice among the Whistler hotels for your vacation. Located ski-in, ski-out on Blackcomb Mountain, our hotel offers a unique lodge-style setting. Whistler, BC is world renowned as North America's best four-season resort.
Complimentary breakfast, fully equipped kitchens, gas fireplaces and daily housekeeping are all included in your Coast Blackcomb Suites stay. The hotel is a recent winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for being one of the most highly-rated hotels in Whistler, BC. Enjoy the convenience of on site Whistler Blackcomb ski & snowboard rental shop and equipment storage! Relax in the outdoor pool and hot tub of all Whistler hotels. Whether skiing in the winter, or golfing in the summer, studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom hotel suites provide the ultimate in comfort and luxury for your next stay. For more information www.coastblackcombsuites.com
About ResortQuest Whistler
ResortQuest Whistler is the leading supplier of luxury accommodation rentals in Whistler, BC, Canada. Choose from a diverse selection of over 500 Whistler rental accommodation options available in the Whistler Blackcomb resort areas during all seasons. Since 1995, thousands of visitors from around the world have relied on ResortQuest Whistler for high-quality lodgings ranging from condominiums, townhomes and vacation rental luxury homes. For more information www.resortquestwhistler.com
About O’Neill Hotels and Resorts
O'Neill Hotels & Resorts Ltd. is a leading Canadian hotel management company. Foodservice & Hospitality Magazine recognized it as Canada’s fastest growing hotel company in 1998, and the company was a winner of one of Hotelier magazine’s “2012 Tops in Hospitality Awards” for greatest percentage business increase.
Today, O’Neill Hotels & Resorts operates the Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler; the Westin Grand, Vancouver; the Coast Blackcomb Suites at Whistler; the Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, on Vancouver Island; the Embassy Suites Phoenix-Tempe, in Arizona; the Embassy Suites Dallas – DFW International Airport South, in Texas, and the Zona Hotel & Suites Scottsdale, in Arizona; and the 33-property Oak Tree Inn chain in 19 U.S. states. For more information www.oneillhotels.com
About Coast Hotels
Coast Hotels offers properties throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Northwest Territories, the Yukon, Washington, Oregon, California, and Alaska. Coast owns, manage and franchise properties in cities large and small, as well as resort destinations. As one of North America’s growing – and Canada’s largest – hotel brands, Coast owes its continued expansion to its commitment to exceptional service, prime locations, value, and guest satisfaction. For more information www.coasthotels.com
For further information, please contact Paul Sanderson, President of ResortQuest Whistler.