Whistler Blackcomb Welcomes the NBC Korbel Elite Curling Challenge

The NBC Korbel Elite Curling Challenge highlights the sport's greatest athletes, with a variety of ResortQuest Whistler lodging options available throughout Whistler Blackcomb area.

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Whistler, BC (PRWEB) November 21, 2006

This made for TV event featuring USA's top men's and women's teams comes to Whistler for the first time on November 26, 2006. The NBC Korbel Elite Curling Challenge highlights the sport's greatest athletes; the Olympic medalists led by Fenson from Bemidji, Minn, will meet on the pebbled ice against two-time Olympian McCormick, of Rio, Wis. Pride and prize money are on the line, and the winners will enjoy a victorious toast with Korbel Champagne - a part of America's greatest celebrations for more than 120 years. For more information visit Whistler.com.

With two massive Whistler mountains, 8,000 acres of skiable terrain, an average annual snowfall of 30 feet and the most vertical drop in North America, Whistler is a skier's wonderland. But skiing and snowboarding are just the beginning: there's Whistler snowmobiling, dog sledding, aerial sightseeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, glacier touring, ice skating, ice climbing and more. The après is just as varied. The pedestrian-friendly Whistler Village offers a wide selection of spas, boutiques and galleries, Whistler restaurants, pubs and nightclubs. With a variety of ResortQuest vacation rentals options available throughout Whistler Blackcomb, guests to the area are sure to find Whistler vacation rentals to meet their every need. For more information or reservations visit ResortQuest.com or call 888-864-6786.

About ResortQuest

ResortQuest, one of the nation's leading vacation rentals hospitality and resort real estate companies, provides a one-stop resource in North America's premier resort destinations, ResortQuest.com. ResortQuest is the largest marketer and management company of vacation condominiums and vacation rentals in the U.S. and Canada, based on a portfolio of nearly 17,000 vacation rental properties, including ocean front rentals and ski vacations, with a combined real estate value estimated at approximately $7 billion. ResortQuest Real Estate is one of the nation's leading real estate companies focusing exclusively on resort properties, offering superior brokerage services in the country's premier beach, ski and golf destinations. ResortQuest employs more than 4,000 people and is owned and operated by Gaylord Entertainment Co. (NYSE: GET), one of the largest and fastest growing companies in the hospitality and entertainment industries, based in Nashville, Tenn., that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels and the Grand Ole Opry. For more information, visit ResortQuest.com or GaylordEntertainment.com.

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