Nov 2 2016

Sun Peaks Ranks Top Three in UK for North American Resorts

Sun Peaks Resort receives UK award for highest recommendation for the top three North American resorts by Net Promoter Score rating

Sun Peaks, BC (November 2, 2016) - In October, The Ski Club of Great Britain, the UK’s largest Snowsport membership club, recognized the top three North American ski resorts that received the highest consumer recommendation from UK skiers. The awards were determined upon the conclusion of the Ski Club’s consumer research report 2016.

Based on the responses of over 17,000 skiers and snowboarders, Sun Peaks Resort was honoured alongside Breckenridge Resort in Colorado and Whistler-Blackcomb as the top three resorts consumers would be most likely to recommend.

Rupert Peters, Destination Canada's Regional Managing Director of Core Markets, expressed his praise for the coveted award, "With winter travel to Canada continuing to grow from the UK, it’s great to see Sun Peaks honoured in this way. Nothing beats recognition by skiers themselves and so, congratulations to the Tourism Sun Peaks team for their efforts, which are clearly making an impact in the all-important and highly competitive UK market."

Sun Peaks' UK profile is further elevated by the recent announcement of the Snowbombing Festival, as the resort was chosen as the sole North American destination for Europe's largest music festival on snow.

Coming off the heels of the most successful winter season in recent years, Canada's second largest ski area will be looking to build off this momentum for the 2016/17 winter season with new courses, activities and terrain. All of which will assist Sun Peaks in continuing its ascent in becoming one of the top ski resort destinations in North America. 

About Sun Peaks

 

Sun Peaks is a four season resort community located in the interior of British Columbia. With the addition of two, new alpine ski zones for the 2014-15 winter season, it now ranks as the second largest ski area in Canada. Most recently declared the #2 Ski Destination in Canada by Canadian Living Magazine’s Reader Poll and Best Overall Resort #2 by the Editors’ Choice Awards in the SBC Resort Guide in 2013, Sun Peaks is continually rated one of the top ski experiences in North America. The award winning resort design features three mountains surrounding an intimate ski-in, ski-out village filled with shops, restaurants and hotels. Sun Peaks Resort was the first ski resort in North America and still the only resort in Canada to receive the ISO 14001 designation recognizing the resort’s environmental policies and practices.  Sun Peaks can be accessed by two airport gateways - Kamloops (45 minutes) and Kelowna (2.5 hours) and also by car; only a four hour drive separates Sun Peaks and Vancouver, B.C.        

For further information please contact:

Kyle Taylor
Specialist, Communications/Media Relations
Tourism Sun Peaks
Office: 250-578-5387
Cell: 250-318-3633
media@sunpeakstourism.com

 

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