ResortQuest Whistler is active in the Whistler Blackcomb resort community and in communities where our employees live and work. As responsible corporate citizens, we recognize our responsibility to improve the quality of life in our communities by supporting local and national programs that aim to improve the lives of citizens.
We're Committed to Community Involvement
ResortQuest Whistler supports a wide range of community initiatives through donations, sponsorships, and employee volunteer activities.
We also encourage employee development and volunteerism through a variety of internal and external promotions and programs. Being involved in the local community is very important to we are pleased to provide support.
Some of the local associations ResortQuest Whistler actively supports are:
Abreast Of Life Dragon Boat Charity Golf Tournament
ResortQuest Whistler is a proud sponsor of the Abreast Of Life Dragon Boat Charity Golf Tournament held on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada during September, 2012.
The Canadian Cancer Society
On April 23, 2002, ResortQuest Whistler received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Canadian Cancer Society, the national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life for people living with cancer. ResortQuest Whistler is a proud sponsor of the Canadian Cancer Society, which provides leading financial support for cancer research and delivers community-based support programs and prevention information for all types of cancer.
Whistler Mountain Ski Club
ResortQuest Whistler is a proud sponsor for the Whistler Mountain Ski Club. The Whistler Mountain Ski Club is dedicated to the training and development of juvenile skiers.
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police
ResortQuest Whistler is an active corporate supporter of the CACP, the association dedicated to the support and promotion of efficient law enforcement and to the protection and security of the people of Canada. Much of the work in pursuit of these goals is done through the activities and special projects of a number of committees and through active liaison with various levels of government and departmental ministries having legislative and executive responsibility in law and policing.
Vacation Rental Managers Association
ResortQuest Whistler is a member-in-good-standing of the Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA) a professional trade association for the short-term/vacation property management industry. Membership in the association is limited to professional property management companies and their suppliers and associates. Membership in VRMA indicates that the vacation rental company aspires to a Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and continues to learn the latest trends and developments in the industry. Consumers regard the VRMA logo as an indication of the professional management of vacation rental properties.
The employees of VRMA member companies maintain and enhance their property management skills by attending VRMA educational seminars and conferences each year; reviewing VRMA research; reading the VRMA newsletter, VRMA Review; and networking with other VRMA member company employees. This allows the employees and management of VRMA member companies to provide the best housing options to the public with a high degree of customer service.
Whistler Film Festival
ResortQuest Whistler is a proud sponsor of the Whistler Film Festival. The Whistler Film Festival Society (WFFS) is a charitable, not-for-profit cultural and educational organization, promoting and developing a strong film industry in Western Canada. WFFS produces one of Canada’s leading film festivals and plays a leadership role in offering development programs and opportunities for filmmakers.
Whistler Children’s Art Festival
ResortQuest Whistler is a proud sponsor of the annual Children’s Art Festival held in Whistler every summer. This is Whistler’s longest running community event. The Festival was created in 1983 by volunteers who wanted to ensure their children had access to the arts in Whistler. The festival aims to introduce young people to the arts in an interactive, supportive and fun family environment. The Festival celebrates Whistler’s designation as a Cultural Capital of Canada with artists and performers from across the country. The festival encourages children to embrace their imagination and the many cultures of Canada.
Autism Support Dogs & BC Guide Dog Services
ResortQuest Whistler supports Autism Support Dogs & BC Guide Dog Services
Autism Support Dogs & BC Guide Dog Services provides professionally trained service dogs for the visually impaired and autistic children.
The Autism Support Dog program is designed to improve the quality of life of families with autistic children. It is based on the principle of providing a fully trained dog to the parents and the autistic child along with the correct training and support to ensure that the dog works to the maximum of its abilities.
British Columbia Guide Dog Services mission is to meet the demand for professionally trained Guide Dogs for blind and visually impaired citizens in British Columbia & Alberta, at all times meeting or exceeding the international standards as established by the International Guide Dog Federation.
Links to Literacy
Links to Literacy promotes and supports the resources of Public Libraries. ResortQuest Whistler is dedicated to the support of programs such as Links to Literacy.
ResortQuest Whistler has been a proud supporter of the annual Cornucopia festival for many years. This deluxe series of event s features great wine and food in the village during November. ResortQuest Whistler offers excellent rental accommodations that are very close to all of the events.Enjoy all of the luxury and party that this classic festival has to offer each year at the start of the Winter season.
This epic mountain biking festival is one of Whistler's premier sports attractions during the warm Summer season. ResortQuest Whistler has been an official sponsor of the festival for many years and continues with annual support. The very best mountain biking athletes in the world visit Whistler resort each Summer to compete in the various events. There are downhill race events and also freestyle events during the festival.
This new triathlon sports event is very popular with athletes from around the world and is featured during the warm Summer season. ResortQuest Whsitler has been a sponsor since the event moved to the Sea To Sky Corridor. The event starts in Whistler and goes to Pemberton and back to make it a very scenic journey. Thousands of participants enter this race each year and it is quickly becoming one of Whistler resort' features during the warm Summer season. Make sure to signup early for this event because it sells out fast each year.
World Ski & Snowboard Festival
This classic festival is an annual tradition in the resort and ResortQuest Whistler is pleased to be a sponsor each year. Freestyle skiing and snowboarding are the main sports events and there are also fashion, music and art events to compliment the extensive lineup. The village and the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb resort are the event locations each Spring season when the festival takes off with grand style. Thousands of locals and visitors to the resort enjoy this festival each year. The festival is known around the world and features many of the top athletes during the ski and snowboard competitions. Stay in the village next to all the great events when you choose rental accommodations provided by ResortQuest Whistler.
The annual WinterPRIDE festival in Whistler village and on the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb takes place each Winter season. This is the best LGBT festival event in the resort each year and is also one of the longest running.
ResortQuest Whistler is pleased to be associated with all of these great charities and associations. We are proud of our employees' work in the local communities.