MONT TREMBLANT, QUEBEC, CANADA, MEDIA / PRESS RELEASES

 


August 10, 2004:

 INTRAWEST CORPORATION MAKES MONT TREMBLANT RESORT THE
LARGEST TOURISM PROJECT IN NORTH AMERICA
.........more

Another $1-Billion Expansion Over the Next Ten Years at Tremblant
$95 Million from Government of Canada
and Government of Québec.
........more



Intrawest doesn't mind peaks and valleys in its business, as long as they're covered with snow. Its 9 ski resorts in Canada and the US include Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Copper Mountain in Colorado, and Stratton in Vermont. Intrawest also owns the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Florida. Other holdings include Canadian Mountain Holidays, a provider of helicopter access to ski and hiking trails; Abercrombie & Kent, a luxury safari and tour operator; and about 30 golf courses in the US and Canada. In 2006 the company was taken private by New York-based private equity firm Fortress Investment Group in a deal worth about $2.8 billion, including the assumption of more than $990 million in debt.

 


 

 


Envisioning the Tremblant to come - WHEN MORE REALLY IS MORE

Lorne Bassel is currently heading up Intrawest's developments across Eastern North America and in Europe. So why continue to grow Tremblant? "I have a history here, and Tremblant is our baby," Bassel says. "We're taking the resort to the next chapter of the Tremblant story, but we've asked ourselves, as fundamentally as you have to ask yourself in life, one important question: 'is more better?'"

When it comes to growing Tremblant, the answer that echoes clearly throughout the mountain is a resounding yes.........more  

click links for more info........Tremblant Real Estate & Mont - Tremblant site


 
 

Government Authorizes the Establishment
of Four Gaming Centres in Québec

December 2006: An agreement has also been negotiated for the establishment of a fourth gaming centre at the Versant Soleil development of the Mont-Tremblant Resort, a major, world-class tourist and vacation destination.  Loto-Quebec press release. 

 


 

Mont Tremblant Resort

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 


 

 

Mont Tremblant, Que. (Ski Press)-The president and chief executive officer of Intrawest Corporation, Mr. Joe S. Houssian, and the president of Mont Tremblant Resort, Mr. Michel Aubin, unveiled a $1-billion expansion over the next ten years to develop Mont Tremblant Resort’s Versant Soleil and Versant Nord by Intrawest and its partners.  Skipressworld.


 

December 29, 2006 - Ottawa kicks in up to $47.5M for
Mont-Tremblant development......
more


Sunday, December 4, 2005:

Warming Up to Quebec's Tremblant

With Its Uncrowded Slopes and French-Style Village,
You'll Hardly Notice the Arctic Chill
By Carol Sottili
Washington Post Staff Writer.........more



 

A Ski Resort Makes The Most of Summer

By JEFF GERTH
Published: August 19, 2001

I first heard about Mont Tremblant, the Canadian mountain resort area, from some friends who had gone there to ski. I never paid much attention -- I don't ski.....  .....  more


Steamboat ski resort sold to Intrawest :

DENVER (AP) — Canadian resort operator Intrawest Corp. has moved to add to its stable of North American ski areas, agreeing to buy Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. from American Skiing Co. for $265 million in cash... more


Buyers abroad mind their language
Last Updated: 12:01am GMT 21/11/2006Page 1 of 4

 What can I get for £200,000? (CAD$458,000.00)

 When investing overseas it helps if the locals speak English. Graham Norwood homes in on the "Anglo" countries in our exclusive global property chart

For Vicky Goodall, a skiing enthusiast from London, there was one overriding reason to buy a holiday home in Canada rather than somewhere nearer to home, like the Alps: the English language. Vicky, a public relations manager, and her husband Mike, an IT consultant, have part-ownership of an apartment in the booming ski resort of Mont-Tremblant, 75 miles north of Montreal.... more

Luxury is king of this frontier - Saturday Telegraph 9 Sep 2006 - Mont-Tremblant is about pristine countryside and high-spec homes writes Nicola Venning.
Micheal Douglas, Jacques Villeneuve, and Tommy Hilfiger all have homes around Mont Tremblant, Nicola Venning visits some of Canada's most wanted resorts.

Quebec's Mont-Tremblant appeals to British buyers as an all year round destination. A Giant Leap Forward in the Wild East - Daily Telegraph 4 Jun 2005 Rupert Bates reports on the best buys abroad this week....more


Resort-Area Land Gets Another Lift
By Sheila Muto
From The Wall Street Journal Online

As skiers rush to buy homes and condos at the base of their favorite mountain, prices for land around the resorts are rising. That will give resort operator Intrawest Corp. a boost when it sells off 44 acres of land at Keystone Resort in Colorado.

Intrawest, which is a public company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, operates resorts ranging from Whistler-Blackcomb in British Columbia to Stratton Mountain in Vermont to Mountain Creek in New Jersey. It came to own the land a little more than a year ago when it dissolved its development partnership with rival ski-resort operator Vail Resorts Inc. at Keystone.......more 


 

Homes without borders:

Lisa Van De Ven, National Post
Published: Saturday, December 16, 2006

It was those views, in fact, that made Mr. Evis first consider the property for a high-end development. "Generally speaking, in the Laurentian Mountains, developers are looking for lakefront, water or views from the mountaintop. We're fortunate here because we have those," he says. The natural attributes and existing reputation of Mont Tremblant helped establish it as a recreational real estate hot spot as well, when Intrawest first started marketing its Mont Tremblant Resort...more 


 

Toronto lands air service to Tremblant

LASZLO BUHASZ, TRAVEL WRITER

One of the best ski resorts east of the Rockies will become easily accessible for Southern Ontario skiers and snowboarders with the Dec. 19 inaugural flight of a twice-weekly air service between Toronto and the newly opened Mont-Tremblant International Airport (MTI)... more


 

RE/MAX Recreational Property Report, 2006

The RE/MAX Recreational property Report, which highlights activity in 40 major Canadian centres, found that older boomers are fueling unprecedented demand for recreational properties - click here to download report

  

 For release December 20, 2004

DIRECT INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
NOW OFFERED AT RIVIÈRE-ROUGE /
MONT-TREMBLANT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...more


 
Voted the #1 Ski Resort in Eastern North America by Ski Magazine for 9 consecutive years, Mont Tremblant also boasts three championship golf courses and ... more


 
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Discovering Great Towns can be seen on SCN, PBS, Access and Canadian Learning Television.
ATV has production offices in Vancouver, Canada, Virginia, USA and Manchester, UK.
They are a full service HD television and film production company offering multi-camera productions for broadcast throughout Canada and the USA. For 2006, 72 television episodes in four series and two documentaries have been produced for broadcasters around the world. Our film production company, Best Entertainment Corp., has five full-length features in development.

Mont Tremblant, Quebec:

This episode is packed with exciting outdoor recreation including horseback riding, four wheeling, golf and more. Don’t miss this inside look at the most popular modern day ski village in Eastern Canada... more 


 

 

 

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The Canadian landscape offers spectacular Mountains, Prairies, Desert, Arctic Tundra, Glaciers, Valleys, Foothills, Rivers and Lakes.
Montreal, Quebec is the 2nd largest city in Canada, and is surrounded by St. Lawrence River and Rivière des Prairies. It is the second largest metropolitan area in Canada, after Toronto, and is a cultural, commercial, financial, and industrial center.
It is one of the largest French-speaking cities in the world, though most of its inhabitants also speak English.
Mont Tremblant north of Montreal is the number 1 ski resort in Eastern North America.
 


 

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