Whistler Blackcomb plans $5.4 million upgrade to Rendezvous Lodge

WHISTLER, B.C. – Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. (TSX:WB) is planning a $5.4 million upgrade to its Rendezvous Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain in British Columbia. The resort operator announced the project along with financial results from the three months ended Dec. 31, including a 7.6 per cent increase in adjusted earnings and a 9.6 per cent increase in revenue. The company says skier visits were up 4.1 per cent to 407,000 in the quarter and revenue per visit was up 5.9 per cent to $123.90. However, its says skier visits as of Feb. 8 were about the same as last winter following unseasonably warm and wet weather in January and February this year.