Fairmont Chateau Whistler Plays Host to Luge World Cup Games
Whistler, November 28, 2011
Whistler BC, November 28, 2011 – Get out those Olympic mitts and scarves as Whistler and The Fairmont get ready to welcome the Luge World Cup Games December 9th and 10th, 2011. Dozens of top athletes will be making their way to Whistler’s Sliding Centre for an action packed weekend with both men’s and women’s races taking place. This is the first World Cup Luge competition since the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, and residents of Whistler are looking forward to the excitement of being back at the Sliding Centre and cheering on Canada’s athletes. The action begins Friday afternoon with the men’s doubles kicking off the games at 3:00 pm, and running until about 8:00 pm that evening. The women take Centre stage on Saturday afternoon, with a team relay wrapping up the day at 7:00 pm followed by a fireworks display at the Sliding Centre.
“We are proud to be the host hotel for the International Luge Federation members, sponsors, officials and executives for this exciting Whistler event” said Norm Mastalir, Managing Director of The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, of the World Luge Cup weekend.
Full schedule details for the Whistler World Cup Games can be found at www.whistlerolympicpark.com/events/fil-luge-world-cup, and tickets for this event can be purchased through www.whistler.com
Hotel accommodation at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler for this weekend can be booked online at www.fairmont.com/whistler or by calling 1-800 606-8244. Early rates for the Ski for Free Package are still available, with room and lift tickets starting from $289 per night. For full details on the Ski for Free package and other hotel packages available visit www.fairmont.com/whistler/special-offers/hotel-offers/.
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