Maybe it’s those photos of early snowstorms across the West, but whatever the reason, the most recent data from DestiMetrics shows an increase of 9.7 percent in bookings for arrivals from September through February compared to last year at the same time.
There’s no joy among Beaver Creek, Colo. homeowners when it comes to Vail Resorts’ plan to develop what they term an “amusement complex” at the privately-owned base area of the Vail Valley resort.
The first Terrain Based Learning Center in New Hampshire, complete with rollers, sluice, dish, spine, and mini-park, is being installed at Gunstock Mountain Resort near Gilford. Other improvements add up to a $1 million investment for this winter.
Liftopia, Inc. announced Friday it had raised $5 million in financing. The new round of financing brings Liftopia’s total capital raised to $7.5 million.
The Town of Vail, Colo. is looking for 2014 budget approval to install at least 24 surveillance cameras in the Village and in Lionshead for use at special events such as the upcoming 2015 World Alpine Ski Champions, according to a report in the Vail Daily newspaper.
Powdr Corp., based in Park City, Utah has received a 2013 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Agency. Powdr purchases renewable energy certificates from Renewable Choice Energy.
A White Paper – The Ski Traveler Snapshot -- just issued by the Mountain Travel Symposium makes it very clear to those working to lure skiers and snowboarders to their resorts and lodging properties that their prey is literally well-connected.
Big Tupper, at Tupper Lake, N.Y., which ceased operations last year, is ready to give it another go. It will be run by all volunteers – though reportedly knowledgeable about the ski industry – say officials of ARISE (Adirondack Residents Intent On Saving Their Economy).
Eldora Mountain Resort, the ski area about 20 miles west of Boulder in Nederland, did not sustain any damages from the devastating floods that have hit Colorado.
Cara Whitley has been appointed chief marketing officer for Squaw Valley Ski Holdings, LLC, parent company of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows resorts in California.
It’s the 64th season for a new Warren Miller film. “Ticket To Ride,” from Warren Miller Entertainment opens its 2013 tour Oct. 11 in Salt Lake City, Utah and rolls east and west across the country, finishing up in Austin, Texas Dec. 13. Click for tour calendar