The record-breaking summer for both occupancy and revenue among western mountain resorts is concluding and the positive momentum is carrying into the winter booking season according to DestiMetrics,* an organization that tracks mountain lodging bookings at 19 western mountain resorts in six states.
Sunday River Resort has appointed Sarah Devlin as its new Director of Communications.
Vail Resorts, Inc. has appointed Bill Rock, the current chief operating officer of Northstar California Resort, as the new chief operating officer of Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort, effective November 1, 2014.
After 20 years of operating Thunder Ridge Ski Area, a family run ski area in Patterson, N.Y., 20 minutes from Danbury, Ct.. and 30 minutes from White Plains, N.Y. Mary and Bob Conklin have announced their retirement as operators of the ski area. New operators already are in place, and they are the current owners of Thunder Ridge, Dean and Wayne Ryder.
Organizers of the Learn To Ski And Snowboard/Bring A Friend initiative have updated and re-launched the initiative’s web presence. Several new features enable newcomers to more easily find learning information from ski/snowboard areas and retail shops.
Rana Dershowitz has been named as General Counsel and Vice President of Aspen Skiing Company.
Earlier predictions by DestiMetrics that Western U.S. mountain resorts would have an all-time record-breaking summer have come true. DestiMetrics tracks occupancy and revenues in 19 western resort communities.
SnowSports Industries America (SIA), the snow sports industry’s member-owned trade association, has released its 2014 Snow Sports Market Intelligence Report, covering the ups and downs of the 2013/2014 season.
The Snow Industry Letter (TSIL) is reporting this week that Skyline International Development Inc. of Toronto, Ontario, says it has entered into a binding agreement to buy Bear Valley Mountain Resort in the Central Sierra of California.