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Over our 35 year history, White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa, has won awards, hosted fantastic events, welcomed dignitaries, and generally been in the news. We'll post and and archive our press releases here for your browsing convenience.
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White Oaks Named Top Niagara Spa

Jan 20, 2016 - Spas of America has released their Top 100 Spas of 2015 and from over 500 Spas in the association from all throughout the Americas, The Spa at White Oaks ranked #7 overall. More exciting is the Canadian rankings of #1 Spa in Niagara, #2 in all of Ontario and #3 in all of Canada.
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Spa Director, Jennifer Hipwell states, “We are thrilled to see such great results and it definitely matches up with what we are hearing from our guests. They are loving the new treatment options and skin care lines that have been developed and made available exclusively to our spa. We do our best to stay on top of new developments in the industry and bring those offerings to our guests.” According to Hipwell, “We are using color therapy with the Max LED facial, oxygen therapy with our oxygen facial and of course, silk peel dermalabrasion technology. In the next year we plan to launch our new online booking tool to make it even easier for our guests to make their reservations.

“The Spa at White Oaks Resort has been very popular with our targeted spa and wellness travel audience” says Spas of America president Craig Oliver. “From over 500 resort, hotel and health spas on our website, The Spa at White Oaks was #7 in North America and the #1 Wine Experience Spa in Ontario.” Says Oliver, “For guests seeking a true fitness and racquet club destination in the heart of Niagara’s popular wine region, the Spa at White Oaks is an ideal getaway destination with wonderful accommodations, exciting dining options, and a friendly, professional staff.”
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E-Tourism Win

White Oaks Wins Best Website Award

April 9, 2014 - The Canadian e-Tourism Awards, now in its 5th year, present awards in the travel and tourism industry categories, to those that market, sell or portray Canadian destinations. White Oaks Resort & Spa were awarded Best Website for 2013 for their new fully responsive website.
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In the Best Website category, submissions were judged on Content, Execution, Interactivity, Overall User Experience, Structure and Navigation, and Visual Design. This year there were six categories in total and the winners were as follows: Best Innovative Use of Technology: Tofino Tourism, Best Social Media Campaign:Westjet, Best Mobile Application:Travelzoo, Best Online Campaign:Newfoundland & Labrador, Best User Generated Content: Novia Scotia Tourism, Best Website: White Oaks Resort & Spa

“It’s a fantastic thing to be recognized in such great company in among these big brands. We are not an agency, just a department within our resort so to win this award for our efforts is outstanding and means so much to our team of five!” Julie Lepp, Director of Marketing.
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The Club at White Oaks Announces New Squash Leadership

Mar 3, 2014 - The Club at White Oaks is pleased to announce our Squash leadership team for 2014. Heading the future of Squash programming at White Oaks is the very strong duo of Matt Easingwood (Senior Squash Pro) and Cindy Sachvie (Squash Pro).
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The Club at White Oaks has a deep history in the sport of Squash with a reputation of developing numerous elite players over the past 30 years. Matt Easingwood has experience as an elite player and is a Level 3 Certified Squash Coach. He has been a Squash Pro at White Oaks for over 13 years. Cindy Sachvie is a Level 1 Certified Squash Coach with 20 plus years of experience as a Squash Pro at White Oaks and she is the proud parent of 3 elite squash players (Chris, Lauren and Nick) who all have played NCAA Div I Squash.

Together with a dedicated group of volunteers, Matt and Cindy are committed to delivering exceptional Squash programming for aspiring youth players, elite junior players, along with beginner to veteran adult enthusiasts. Their goal is to continue the legacy of squash development pioneered by esteemed international squash leader, the late Mark Sachvie.

As the premier Squash Tournament host site for local, regional, provincial, national events, the entire team here at White Oaks is positioned to continue to deliver high-quality experiences for athletes of all levels and ages. Both White Oaks and the Niagara Region are especially excited to be the official host site for the Women’s World Squash Championships December 2014 to be held in the newly named “Mark Sachvie Squash Centre.”
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  • White Oaks Resort & Spa
  • 253 Taylor Road SS4
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
  • Canada L0S 1J0


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