LAKE LOUISE, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – Dec. 6, 2010) –
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Lake Louise Inn announces more outdoor recreation than ever as a host to the Ice Magic Festival, the best après ski in the village and so much more. The incredible mountain backdrop and ice-capped glaciers of Lake Louise provide the ultimate setting for an unforgettable, snow-filled experience by ski, skate or board.
Ski Lake Louise
Located just five minutes from The Lake Louise Ski Area, the Lake Louise Inn offers complimentary shuttles making it easy for guests to experience the more than 4200 skiable acres on four mountain faces and 139 runs. Other shuttles connect guests of the Inn to Sunshine Village Ski Area, two days a week and Kicking Horse daily, with advanced booking. New this winter, guests of the Lake Louise Inn can prepare for the slopes ahead of time with the resort’s brand new Wax & Tuning Room.
Ski & Snowboard Cross
Ski and snowboard enthusiasts visiting Lake Louise Inn from November 27 – December 5, 2010 will have the opportunity to view the Lake Louise WinterStart World Cup, the first and only Canadian stop on the World Cup circuit. Following the world cup, the Ski Area will partner with the Evolve SSX (Ski & Snowboard Cross) Club to build the brand new Ski & Snowboard Cross track. The action packed course is just one more reason for guests to visit Lake Louise Inn.
Ice Magic Festival
Lake Louise Inn hosts Ice Magic Festival event: ‘One Carver One Hour One Block’. This annual festival brings visitors from all over the world to witness 12 teams of professional carvers as they compete in the prestigious International Ice Carving Competition. At the ‘One Carver One Hour One Block’ event on January 22, 2011, chainsaws will fly as individual carvers race against the clock to carve one block of ice in just one hour.
After a busy day outdoors, guests of the Lake Louise Inn can enjoy some of the best apres ski in Lake Louise. Explorer’s Lounge features pub-style food and a cozy atmosphere to warm up and unwind with friends, while the Timberwolf Pizza and Pasta Café offers the best pizza around. Friday nights after 10PM a D.J. transforms the Explorer’s Lounge into a bustling club scene. Offering a complete Banff ski resort experience, guests can also enjoy a skate on Lake Louise Inn’s very own ice rink, s’mores over the bonfire in the outdoor gazebo or a relaxing dip in the indoor heated swimming pool or whirlpools while enjoying a spectacular view of the Rockies through the floor-to-ceiling windows.
Winter Specials & Packages
This December rates at Lake Louise Inn start from just $90 per night with advanced booking. The Lake Louise Inn Ski and Stay Package starts at just $127 per person, per night and includes overnight accommodation and one adult full day Tri-Area lift ticket per person. For information about other winter packages and deals please visit: www.lakelouiseinn.ca/lakelouisespecials.html.
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About Lake Louise Inn
Lake Louise Inn is nestled in the peaks of Banff National Park, Canada’s first national park and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The area is world-famous for Rocky Mountain wilderness, glacial mountain lakes and spruce and fir forests. Managed by Atlific Hotels, Lake Louise Inn features 247 well appointed rooms and suites and several restaurants. A resort for all seasons, Lake Louise Inn serves as a base to explore the Canadian Rockies year round. In the warmer months travelers can paddle the emerald-tinted waters of Lake Louise, hike, mountain bike or rock climb mountains and canyons, go white water rafting, fish rushing mountain streams, or saddle up for a horseback ride along the river. In the winter months, guests of the Inn can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, skating and the best après ski in the Village. A five minute stroll into the Village of Lake Louise offers quaint shopping with inescapable mountain views. For more information please visit www.lakelouiseinn.ca.
About Atlific Hotels
Atlific Hotels is one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in Canada operating over 40 hotels with offices in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Named Hotel Company of the Year in 2009 by Hotelier Magazine, Atlific Hotels has 50 years of experience managing well known Canadian hotels, resorts, and extended-stay properties and has built a reputation for best in business accounting reporting, exceptional sales and marketing programs and sound operational systems. Atlific Hotels’ parent company, Ocean Properties, Ltd. operates over 60 hotels throughout the United States. Together they manage over 100 properties in North America with a total of 16,500 rooms, which include independent hotels and resorts as well as internationally recognized hotel brands such as Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and InterContinental Hotels Group. For more information please visit www.atlific.com.