On Tuesday afternoon, the Westin Resort & Spa held a
series of events, which ranged from blindfold bed-making to a shampoo bottle
relay, for staff to compete in against Delta Village Suites and Hilton Whistler
Resort & Spa staff.
“With the 2010 Olympic Games around the corner, we thought
this would be a great way to salute our housekeeping associates by showing off
their skills and abilities with some fun sports events,” Bryce Beatty, director
of operations for the Westin, said in a press release.
“Since most hotels in Whistler will be celebrating this
special week, too, we thought we’d challenge a couple of our fellow
accommodation partners to see just who has the best housekeeping team in
The events were toilet paper toss, speed vacuuming, obstacle
course, soap bar construction, shampoo bottle passing relay, and blindfolded
Delta employees came out on top, scoring 34 of 40 possible
points and receiving the gold toilet brush trophy.