Westin Gives Back

What a way to kick off a strong summer season ahead in welcoming our new associates, continuously thanking our current associates for their hard work and dedication PLUS being part of Marriott International’s 90th Year in hospitality! Thank all of you who participated in filling our Westin Heavenly Toiletry Kits last week!  We will be…

Top 5 Ways to Save Green on Golf Getaways

In golf, the smaller the number, the bigger the win and that can be true for both your golf trip expenses and your scorecard. Whether you’re getting ready for your first golf getaway or you are a seasoned pro looking to make the most of your tee time, we have our top 5 suggestions to help…

The Story Behind Hole 15

At the base of Blue Mountain is Monterra, one of Ontario’s most popular resort golf courses. Designed by Canadian golf architect, Tom McBroom, Monterra was developed as a traditional links course, encompassing rolling bent grass fairways, razorback mounding, 86 bunkers, seven lakes, ravines, creeks and some spectacular elevated tee shots. But aside from the vistas…

Earth Day 2017

This Saturday is Earth Day! But remember, you can celebrate this glorious earth of ours every day! Find time in your day to spend at least a few minutes outside, appreciating the wonderful surroundings that we’re so lucky to have here at Blue and in this great area. Children need to spend even more time…

Employee’s Delivering Great Experiences – March 19th

n March 19th the Hospitality Division gathered to recognize this seasons EDGE award winners. The 10 recipients acknowledged this quarter were all nominated by their peers for exhibiting a superior level of service to not only our guests but also their fellow employees. Some examples of the stories we heard included everything from assisting other…

Sweet Pea Gnocchi in Tarragon Cream Sauce

Anyone who’s made gnocchi from scratch knows they’re a labor of love. What you’ll be saving in money, you’ll be spending in time. And while the steps are by no means difficult, they are numerous, and you’ll definitely dirty a few dishes in the process. But trust me, y’all. This one is worth it, one…

Thai Style Curried Chicken Soup

This soup is aromatic  due to the lemongrass and ginger, slightly spicy (medium) due to the red chilli’s.  Overall a delicious soup that I have prepared for family members and it is a hit! Ingredients: 1 tbsp veg or canola oil 1 tbsp red curry paste 3 cups of chicken stock or prepared broth 3…

Is Skiing the Only True Family Sport?

Heather Korol, author of A Slice of Happy and active, outdoor mom of three, shares her perspective on the claim that skiing (or snowboarding) is the only truly family winter sport. “Do you think skiing is the only true family winter sport?” a friend asked me while we were discussing the upcoming winter events in…