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Squaw’s Andy Wirth Named Disabled Sports USA Far West Citizen Of Year

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Andy Wirth

Andy Wirth, president and CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings has been named Far West Citizen of the Year by Disabled Sports USA.

 

Thom Perkins Retires From Jackson Ski Touring Foundation After 38 Years

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Thom Perkins

After leading the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF) in Jackson, N.H. for 38 years, Thom Perkins has announced his retirement from the organization. 

Katz Addresses Park City Controversy At MTS; ‘People Will Do Right Thing’

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Jason Blevins, Rob Katz MTS

A wave of laughter swept over the audience of several hundred mountain travel professionals when Denver Post staff reporter Jason Blevins opened his interview with Vail CEO Rob Katz during a general session Sunday at the 39th annual Mountain Travel Symposium (MTS) with the comment “so you just got back from Park City?” More than 1,200 people are attending the week-long business-to-business event in Breckenridge, Colo. 

 

Mountain Lodging Revenue Tops Last Year’s Mark

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Lodge at Mountain Village, PCLodges throughout the country have posted a 10.4 percent increase in revenue this winter, according to the just released monthly data report released by DestiMetrics. Western resorts have already eclipsed last year’s total overall revenues.

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VacationRoost Acquires LeisureLink; Substantial Expansion

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Vacation Roost logoVacationRoost 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.

Ski NH Report Shows $1.15 Billion Direct Economic Impact

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Cranmore snowy Feb 2014The 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.

Season Moves Into Second Half; Eastern Resorts Show 6.5 Percent January Lodging Gain

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Jordan Hotel Sunday RiverA “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 Honored By USSA, SIA For Freeskiing Campaign

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North Face Tom WallischThe 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.

Intrawest Resort Holdings Announces IPO Pricing; Proceeds For Acquisitions?

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Winter ParkAn initial public offering of 15,625,000 shares of its common stock at $12 per share has been announced by Intrawest Resort Holdings.

Okemo Picked As One Of Vermont’s Best Places To Work

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Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow was named one of 27 companies on 2014’s best Vermont places to work list.  

 

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