Portfolio of Resorts Located In World-Renowned Ski Destination
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (Sep 08, 2011) — Trading Places International, a provider of management, exchange, and leisure services to vacation owners and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group [IILG], has announced TPI Management-Canada Inc. (TPIMC), its British Columbia-based management subsidiary, has entered into agreements with 13 owners’ associations to provide management services for vacation ownership properties in Whistler, B.C., Canada. The contracts encompass a collection of scenic condominium units at resorts located either slope-side or in the heart of Whistler Village and represent more than 7,000 owners.
TPIMC will deliver a full spectrum of services, including reservations handled through its call center; resort operations such as front-desk check-in, housekeeping, and unit maintenance; financial assistance in the areas of planning, budgeting, and forecasting in concert with association boards; and communications between the various associations and their members.
“We look forward to working with the owners’ associations at these high-quality properties and to expanding our footprint into the very desirable Whistler market,” said RJ Jackson, president of Trading Places International. “We’re confident that our decades of experience in resort management will complement the associations’ ongoing initiatives to enhance owner enjoyment at these resorts.”
“Working through a transition from one property management company to another can be very challenging, however, the personnel at Trading Places have done a great job in handling our transition to their company,” said Steve Harmon, president of the council of directors at Village Gate House. “I’m impressed by their professionalism and care for our owners. I look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship.”
Whistler is located at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, approximately 80 miles north of Vancouver. It attracts more than 2 million visitors annually, many to ski in “one of the top destinations in North America,” according to major ski magazines. It also offers guests numerous hiking and biking trails, expansive mountain views, and shopping and dining in the award-winning pedestrian-only village.
The resorts under management contract with TPIMC feature well-appointed one-, two-, and three-bedroom units with full kitchens and include:
- The Aspens
- Cascade Lodge
- The Fitzsimmons
- Lake Placid Lodge
- Powders Edge
- Tyndall Stone Lodge
- Village Gate House
- Whiski Jack at Creekside
- Whistler Town Plaza
- The Woodrun
About Trading Places International
Trading Places International, the parent of TPIMC, is a vertically-integrated resort management company that also provides exchange and other leisure services to more than 200,000 vacation owners. With a focus on quality, value, and personalized service, it manages owner associations at over 40 resorts located in the mainland United States, Hawaii, Mexico, and Canada. Founded in 1973, the company is headquartered in Laguna Niguel, California, and has more than 200 employees.
Trading Places International is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. [IILG], a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.
SOURCE: Trading Places International