With the American Dollar gaining strength in Canada, Whistler is once again a hot destination for US citizens that want to capitalize on great values in North America’s number one ski destination.

And to ignite those that want to take advantage of the stronger dollar, Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts’ two award-winning Whistler properties are offering a pre-paid internet special with a Lock in Your Exchange Rate offer so that travelers can be assured of securing the great value of the current exchange rate benefits.

Starting at only $219CAD (or @USD$170, as of October 27, 2008) per night up to December 18th, and $319CAD (or @USD$248, as of October 27, 2008) from January 4th through April 25th, those who book online at, will enjoy increasing savings for booking multiple nights, adding up to a free night’s stay for those reserving five consecutive room nights. The ascending savings’ scale is as follows:
10% discount per night off any room type for three nights booked
15% discount per night off any room type for four nights booked
20% discount per night off any room type for five nights booked

In order to secure these great rates during Whistler’s coming high season, guests must book and pay in advance through the online booking engine at to secure the incredible current exchange rates. The offer is available through April 25th, and subject to limited availability.

According to Jim Douglas, General Manager of Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside and Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre, “U.S. ski enthusiasts destined for Whistler have improved ski terrain choices with the opening of the Peak 2 Peak gondola, increased package and rate selections and the most favourable exchange rate since 2005.” In an effort to encourage American travelers to enjoy all the virtues of North America’s award-winning playground, the Pan Pacific properties in Whistler will lock in values with the current exchange rates so that guests have a guarantee of the favourable conversion.

Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside and Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre are the only properties in this mountain paradise that offer all of the following value-added, complimentary features: Internet, local phone calls and in resort shuttle as well as in room signing privileges for the Spa, Salomon Rental Store, guest exclusive Pacific Lounge and the Dubh Linn Gate Restaurant and Pub. The Pan Pacific Village Centre also offers complimentary breakfast for all hotel guests.

Additionally, boasting Whistler’s Best Addresses, steps away from the gondolas of both Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, world class restaurants in Whistler pedestrian Village, Pan Pacific’s Conde Nast Traveler award-winning properties provide guests at both hotels to enjoy Slope side ski locker access with the Sports Valet.

As North America’s number one ski resort for eleven consecutive years, Whistler is expecting excellent snow conditions in the 2008-2009 season, scheduled to open on November 27, 2008. Coupled with the great value and strength of the American Dollar, this destination is brimming with such attractive features as the new $54 million Peak 2 Peak Gondola, due to open on December 12, 2008.

Terms and Conditions for the Pre-Paid internet special Offer:
Pan Pacific Whistler’s special offer is non-cancellable, non-transferable and based on limited availability. The pre-pay option payment will be based on the prevailing exchange rate at the time of booking. Rates start as low as $319 CAD and percentage discounts are based on the room type rate. Available for booking now, the offer is only applicable to reservations made for November 27th to April 25th. In order to lock in the exchange rate, guests must book at

About Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts
Headquartered in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is a leading hotel management company in the Pacific Rim region and is part of the UOL Group, one of Singapore’s largest hotel and property companies. Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts has been recognised by Condé Nast Traveler magazine as one of the 25 hotel companies demonstrating social responsibility and has won highly esteemed accolades such as World Travel Awards, Best Business Hotel in Asia, Condé Nast Gold List and Readers Choice Awards. It has a portfolio of 11 hotels and resorts throughout Asia, the Pacific and North America and offices in San Francisco, London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance. For more information, visit



Source: Hook, Line & Thinker