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GolfHero Goes Live at the New Raven at Verrado
on-line golf vacation packages
with cutting edge technology

January 19, 2004 - Scottsdale, Arizona – As an online travel portal that places a strong emphasis in creating innovative technology solutions for the golf travel industry, GolfHero has launched a partnership with Intrawest Golf Management. The newest of the Raven courses, The Raven at Verrado is now offering a real-time, online golf vacation solution.

“We are excited to be working with Intrawest Golf to provide an efficient, simple solution to planning a golf vacation online,” said Roy Staten, Executive Vice President for GolfHero. “We are confident that this innovative type of functionality will result in additional rounds and revenues for our golf course partners.”

In partnership with GolfHero, Intrawest Golf now provides a one-stop online solution for traveling golfers to create their own customized golf vacation packages featuring Intrawest-managed facilities along with partnering resorts and hotels. This powerful technology solution provides a much needed resource for traveling golfers to book accommodations, rental cars and tee times real time without having to book each part of their vacation separately.

About GolfHero

GolfHero is the first totally online packaging solution for the golf travel industry. GolfHero is a division of TravelHero, well known within the travel industry as one of the top ten online travel portals in North America, with offices in Scottsdale, AZ. For more information about becoming a GolfHero affiliate visit or call (480) 603-3535

About Intrawest

Intrawest Golf owns, operates and manages many of North America’s finest golf facilities, including its Raven brand of courses. The six Raven Golf Clubs are located in Phoenix, Ariz.; Destin, Fla.; Silverthorne, Colo.; Snowshoe, W. Va.; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; and the newest Raven Golf Club at Verrado in Buckeye, Ariz.. The company’s portfolio of nearly 30 golf facilities is balanced between ownership and third-party management.  Intrawest Golf’s focus is on the management of high-end daily-fee and semi-private clubs in locations that facilitate synergies with its existing operations.  Intrawest Golf is a division of Intrawest Corporation, North America’s premier developer and operator of four-season village-centered destination resorts.

Intrawest Corporation’s shares are listed on the New York (IDR) and Toronto (ITW) stock exchanges. The company is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and is located on the World Wide Web at

For more information on Intrawest Golf, please contact Ben Keilholtz, marketing manager, at (480) 874-2200 or or visit


Roy Staten
(480) 603-3535

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