VacationRoost Group Inc. (“VR”) based in Salt Lake City, Utah has announced a substantial expansion of its Vacation Home Reservation Network by acquiring LeisureLink, a distributor located in Pasadena, Calif.
The 3.26 million winter and summer visitors to New Hampshire’s winter and summer resorts has resulted in a $1.15 billion impact in direct and secondary sales for the 2012-13 season. Ski N.H., a trade association, has released official economic study for that period.
A “halftime report” from DestiMetrics is showing an overall 4.7 percent increase in occupancy compared to last year and 10 percent increase in revenue moving into the second half of the season. Company officials credit the jump to divergent weather patterns in the east and west and continued good economic news.
The North Face, one of the most recognized global outdoor brands, has been honored by the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and SnowSports Industries America (SIA) for its work with the new Olympic sport of freeskiing.
The upward trend of in occupancy and revenue experienced so far this season by western lodges looks to be carrying into the rest of the season, according to the monthly Mountain Market Briefing from DestiMetrics.
San Juan Untracked, formerly San Juan Snowcat Skiing, was recently purchased by Durango native Dennis Martin. The country's second-largest snowcat skiing and snowboarding operation, with 36,000 permitted acres of terrain, gears up with fresh insight and investment to enhance the backcountry experience and safety heading into the 2013-2014 season.
The Emmy Award-winning television series “World of Adventure Sports” has been acquired by Powdr Enterprises, a division of Powdr Corp. Plans are to transform the NBC and NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) series into a year-round multi-platform offering to launch in 2014.