• Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

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Lake Country With Elevate Vacations

Posted on Thu November 19, 2020.

I was brought up on positive thinking. You know, make lemons into lemonade? Your glass is half full rather than half empty? That sort of thing. The theory YOU choose how you see things has never really left me so when COVID-19 hit and brought with it strict travel restrictions, I didn’t focus on where I “couldn’t” visit but rather zoned in on where in BC I hadn’t thoroughly discovered; an opportunity to check off my provincial travel checklist!

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Whistler Mountain Bike Park Opening Day 2020 - Tim Coleman.

Posted on Fri July 3, 2020.

Every year I eagerly await Whistmas, one of my favourite days of the year. This is the day that the Fitzsimmons Chair roars back to life in the spring, spreading cheer through the woods of Whistler Mountain. I am an avid fan of the Whistler Bike Park.

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Keeping the Lights On – Thrive vs. Survive

Posted on Fri June 12, 2020.

For most resorts, hotels and nightly rental properties, the announcement of a global pandemic with severe travel restrictions struck a deep cord of fear, anxiety and uncertainty. Shutting buildings down and laying off staff seemed the appropriate action for the large majority to preserve cash flow and hold until COVID-19 restrictions were lifted. The OTA’s (online travel agents) cancelled bookings…. ‘We’re closed’ seemed to be the only message out there…

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