Whistler Westin appoints GM Victor Burt has been appointed general manager of the Westin Resort currently under construction at the base of Whistler Mountain, scheduled to open December 1999. Prior to his appointment, Burt was the general manager of Vancouver’s Sheraton Wall Centre. During his career, Burt has held a variety of marketing and operational positions with Westin, Canadian Pacific and Sheraton Hotels across Canada. The Westin Resort in Whistler is designed to be a first-class, full service, full suite resort with convention facilities and a spa. It is located just above the Whistler and Blackcomb gondola bases at 4090 Whistler Way. The hotel will have 419 guest service suites, extensive health club, and over 20,000 square feet of meeting space equipped with the latest in technology.