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Monday, June 4, 2012

Name a Chalet and WIN a Stay!

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We’re excited to announce our latest Douglas Fir Resort & Chalets giveaway!

Background – Built in 1946, your Banff hotel was originally known as the Fairholme Bungalows. Featuring just 11 bungalows, you could rent a room for as little as $7.50 per day!


In 1968 the name of the resort changed to Douglas Fir Chalets, named after the stately Douglas fir trees in the area. Eighteen A-frame chalets were built, and the resort was opened for the winter.


The cabins had animal names, for example Chalet Bear, Chalet Eagle, Chalet Cougar, Chalet Raven, Chalet Wolf, Chalet Beaver, Chalet Caribou, Chalet Elk, and Chalet HoHo (a mythological bird from Native American art and traditions). Carvings, which can still be seen today, were made on each of the chalets to represent their animal.


So if you had to name one of our chalets, what would you name it and why? Name it after yourself, your dog, your favourite song or a memory that reminds you of your trip to your Banff hotel, we welcome all name suggestions.


What you win – A one night stay in either our 2 Bedroom or 3 Bedroom A-Frame Chalet named after your entry!


How to enter:
Simply ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page and share your name suggestion on our wall!


Competition Open: June 5th 2012 9am


Competition Close: Thursday June 28th at 5pm


Winner – A selection of our favourite Chalet names will be chosen and then put to your vote! You decide what we should call one of our Chalets. The winning name will be used on one of our Chalets for a month. Public voting begins Friday June 29th and closes Friday July 6th. The overall winner will be announced Monday July 9th.




The fine print:
 You can enter as many times as you like
 Entrants must be 18 years or older
 If contestants are unable to post to our Facebook wall they can send their name suggestions to Alison@douglasfir.com where it will be posted for them
The contest opens on June 5th 2012 9am and closes Thursday June 28th at 5p MST
Public voting for the winner begins Friday June 29th and closes Friday July 6th. The overall winner will be announced Monday July 9th.
The ‘Name a Chalet, Win a Stay’ winner will receive a 1-night getaway to the Douglas Fir Resort. Valid Sunday – Friday night. Some conditions and blackout dates may apply
The winner will have one of our A-Frame Chalets named after their chosen competition name for a month.
The winner will be announced via the DRF blog and also contacted personally via Facebook or e-mail if it has been provided

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Douglas Fir Resort & Chalets

Tunnel Mountain Road
P.O. Box 1228
Banff, Alberta T1L 1B2 Canada

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