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Whistler, British Columbia
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Bundle up! This week, we head for Whistler, British Columbia one of the finest ski resorts in North America, and probably the world! And once the Olympics come there in 2010, the rest of the world is going to know that. Find out everything you need to know about what to see and do Whistler, and about their preparation for the winter games from Breton Murphy, the manager of corporate and member communications for Tourism Whistler.
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Travel News & Views
Ian talks with Kelly Schultz of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau about the Forever New Orleans tour, and with Bob Davis, the president of the mountain institute.
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What Makes Whistler So Special
Breton Murphy the manager of corporate and member communications for Tourism Whistler joins the program. He explains that Whistler is a year-round destination, and theres more going on than skiing. Plus - how Whistler got its name & how their quest to host an Olympics started back in 1968.
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Skiing Whistler
Breton Murphy talks about the wonderful skiing on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountains, with their 8000 acres of terrain, accessible back country skiing, and runs for all ski levels. Plus find out about their Peak-to-peak gondolas and a very unique rainforest where youd least expect to find it.
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The Olympics in Whistler
Breton talks about where Whistler is at in preparation for the 2010 Winter Games they are sharing with Vancouver. Plus- information on Whistlers exceptional dining and spas.
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