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by / on September 6, 2012 at 12:04 pm / in HOTEL

Live Like A Rock Star

A few of our team members here at White Oaks have been lucky enough to enjoy holidays with resorts offering Butler Service. We’ve all raved about what an amazing treat it was upon our return and we started to seriously consider how to incorporate Butler service at White Oaks. What would that look like? How would that be different? How [...]

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by / on August 23, 2012 at 4:30 pm / in HOTEL

White Oaks Goes Runway

Amongst the chatter and hub of guests flowing through White Oaks Resort in August and September, it might be a little easier to hear the click of the shutter and catch the light of flashbulbs. As timing would have it, several key photoshoots are happening at the same time across the property. Just wrapped is a week long series of [...]

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by / on July 20, 2012 at 10:03 am / in HOTEL, INSPIRE

Niagara’s Bounty

I went to the grocery store the other day and had my attitude adjusted. Thought I’d pick up a bag of milk – it was $16.00 for three liters. Yup. And the bottle of ketchup I looked at was $14.99 – no kidding. And three, tiny, pale triangles of under-ripe watermelon on a Styrofoam tray? A stunning $3.99. Where was [...]

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by / on July 13, 2012 at 3:09 pm / in HOTEL

Sounds of Summer

The Sounds of Summer are alive and well in Niagara this year…perhaps even a little bit louder than usual. After a big kick-off that saw the Tragically Hip playing a Canada Day concert in Niagara-on-the-Lake to a crowd of over 30,000 people, Summer 2012 shows no signs of letting up on live music. If you find yourself on a short or [...]

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by / on June 28, 2012 at 3:00 pm / in HOTEL

Shaw Fest Best

Ragtime is playing at the Shaw Festival Theatre in Niagara on the Lake this year and as White Oaks Resort is one of their tourism partners, I was lucky enough to get an invite to their Tourism Night! I love musicals of any kind, being a former music student, back in my youth…way back, I might add. Yes, way, way [...]

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by / on June 4, 2012 at 7:30 am / in HOTEL

Return of the Daredevil

Feel as if you’re having trouble finding balance in your life? Try trading places with Nik Wallenda. On June 15, Wallenda, the 33-year old Florida stuntman will saunter across the Niagara gorge, from the U.S. to the Canadian side, balancing on a two-inch wide tightrope. Although there have been other tightrope walkers who’ve challenged Niagara, none have gone straight across [...]

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by / on May 21, 2012 at 8:02 am / in HOTEL

Lure of the Links

Each summer in the Niagara as the weather grows warm, the lure of the links finds itself in full swing in Canada’s Golf Capital. With over 50 great courses to choose from, including a variety of skill levels from Par 3 beginner’s to several championship level courses, there is a perfect fit for every golfer. For the casual yet demanding [...]

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by / on April 25, 2012 at 10:29 am / in HOTEL

Try Mindful Walking

“Look at that blue jay!” my father would say, slowing the family the car to a near standstill on the 401. “That’s the male. They’re the most beautiful, you know.” While he may not have won any awards for great driving habits and was probably the cause for my mother’s high blood pressure, my father never missed anything interesting the [...]

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by / on April 1, 2012 at 4:57 pm / in HOTEL

No Flight Fright

Even in the digital age trip planning can be a stressful ordeal. Whether it’s a month long trek through Europe, or a weekend getaway to NYC, the last thing anyone needs to worry about is taking a bank account hit because the airline you booked with has gone bankrupt. With shrinking profit margins and an ultra competitive market, airline service [...]

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by / on March 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm / in HOTEL

Backyard Tourist Fun

Play tourist in your own backyard! So…the kids are antsy and your fuse is getting shorter.  The whines in your worlds don’t go with cheese! They’re booooored. What is there to doooooooo? Plenty. Tell those little ingrates to be happy they’re living in one of the great vacation capitals of the world – and then prove that statement right by [...]

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