Western Canada Rewarding Neighborly Exchanges by Megan Kopp, Dec 01, 2011
Title: Western Canada Association News
Publication Type: Magazine
The three major centers to the north in the Yukon are Dawson City, Whitehorse and Haines Junction. Dawson City, with a population of only 1,800, manages to offer 528 guest rooms in the summer (230 during the winter) and 50,782 square feet of meeting space. Attractions include the Klondike gold fields, tours offered by First Nations guides and wilderness adventures.
Yukon's capital of Whitehorse, which boasts more than 20 hours of daylight in the summer months, has 88,450 square feet of meeting space. Venues with meeting space include the Yukon Convention Centre, which offers 9,000 square feet of flexible space and is adjacent to the 84-room High Country Inn; the 180-room Westmark Whitehorse Hotel & Conference Centre, with more than 7,000 square feet of meeting space; the Yukon Transportation Museum, with 8,060 square feet of event space; and the Hotsprings Valley Retreat, with indooroutdoor event space for up to 64. Full article