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Media Advisory - WestJet, Disney to make major announcement

CALGARY, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - WestJet, WestJet Vacations and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts (Canada) Ltd invite media from across Canada to the WestJet campus on December 2, 2013, to experience a visually stunning spectacle of magic and mystery, marking the launch of the latest chapter in the story of the innovative and exciting partnership of these two iconic brands.

WestJet, WestJet Vacations and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts (Canada) first teamed up in 2004 to forge a relationship based on a shared vision of creating magical experiences for their guests.

On December 2, 2013, WestJet, WestJet Vacations and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts (Canada) will host a major event to unveil something never before seen in Canada. Media from across Canada are invited to witness the largest announcement ever made by this partnership.

WHAT: Major announcement by WestJet, WestJet Vacations and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts (Canada)
WHEN: Monday, December 2, 2013, at 10 a.m. MST
WHERE: WestJet campus, 22 Aerial Place NE, Calgary, Alberta

Media wishing to make arrangements to attend are asked to contact WestJet at Complimentary flights are available from any Canadian city with WestJet service. Please note the deadline for out-of-town media to RSVP is 5 p.m. MST on Wednesday, November 27. 

Alternatively, still and video images will available to media following the event.

About WestJet
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to 88 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than 9,600 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of more than 100 Boeing Next-Generation 737 and Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world. This year, WestJet launched its new regional airline, WestJet Encore.

About WestJet Vacations
WestJet Vacations provides guests with affordable, reliable and easy-to-book travel experiences to 55 destinations in 18 countries, including the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. Leveraging WestJet's fun and friendly image, extensive network and remarkable guest experience, WestJet Vacations offers guests a great flight schedule and a wide variety of hotel and resort options to create fun and affordable vacation experiences.  For more information visit

About WestJet Rewards
WestJet Rewards members earn WestJet dollars on WestJet flights, vacation packages and more. WestJet dollars can be used like cash towards the purchase of WestJet flights and WestJet Vacations packages on any date to any WestJet or WestJet Encore destination with no blackout periods, even on seat sales. More flights equal more benefits, including bonus WestJet dollars and Jet-Aways. Guests who use their WestJet RBC MasterCard will earn WestJet dollars even faster.

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About Walt Disney World Resort
Walt Disney World Resort is a contiguous, nearly 40-square-mile, world-class entertainment and recreation destination featuring four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom); two water adventure parks (Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon); 35 resort hotels (25 owned and operated by Walt Disney World, includes seven Disney Vacation Club resort properties); 81 holes of golf on five courses; two full-service spas; Disney's Wedding Pavilion; ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex; and Downtown Disney, an entertainment-shopping-dining complex.  Walt Disney World Resort is also included in vacation packages of Disney Cruise Line. Located at Lake Buena Vista, Fla., 20 miles southwest of Orlando, Walt Disney World Resort opened Oct. 1, 1971. Open daily, year-round.


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Media contact:
Media Relations, 1-888-WJ-4-NEWS (1-888-954-6397),