Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) has announced a $30- million commitment to develop new employee housing projects in the communities where it operates its mountain resorts.
Gerald F. (Jerry) Groswold, renowned for his involvement with Winter Park Resort and a myriad of national and Colorado boards and organizations, died Nov. 26, 2015. He was 84.
Winter season booking pace, occupancy, and revenues at western mountain communities reversed directions during October and regained some ground according to the most recent results released yesterday by DestiMetrics.
The total economic impact of the North Carolina ski industry amounted to $197.2 million during the 2014-2015 winter season. The average expenditure per person during a ski/snowboard trip within the state of North Carolina was $182.84. More than half (58 percent) of visitors to North Carolina ski areas stayed overnight.
Retiring Snowsports Industries America (SIA) president David Ingemie was presented with the 30th Annual BEWI Award at a luncheon in his honor on Nov. 13 at the Seaport World Trade Center on Boston Harbor as the Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo got underway.
Vermont's Sugarbush Resort is currently involved in two solar initiatives it plans to implement this winter. The first project would appoint Sugarbush as the “offtaker” on six separate solar projects throughout Vermont. Green Lantern Capital out of Waterbury will develop, finance, build and maintain the solar projects.
There are plenty of new faces in top positions at Taos Ski Valley. The resort has added fonew directors to the food and beverage, technology, ski school and operations divisions, according to the Taos News.
Paul Raymore has been named marketing mManager of the Diamond Peak Ski Resort and the Incline Village General Improvement District at Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Nate Lee has been appointed Solitude Mountain Resort’s new director of mountain operations. He is currently entering his 21st year of employment at Solitude, and has held the positions of lift operator, lift maintenance mechanic, lift maintenance manager and most recently,senior mountain operations manager.
Troy Hawks, former communications manager at the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), is the new marketing and sales director at Sunlight Mountain Resort in Glenwood Springs, Colo.