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Market Briefing Says West Resorts Got January Lodging Boost

Big Foot Lodge Mt. Hood MeadowsOverall business at mountain destinations in the Rocky Mountain and Far West regions received a boost for winter bookings during January lifted by local and regional visitors according to the most recent Mountain Market Briefing by Denver-based DestiMetrics

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Winter Lodge Bookings Off To Slow Start In West; Summer Was Gangbusters

Hotel TellurideBooking momentum into the winter months is pacing slower for the first time in more than three years, even though robust occupancy and revenue figures for September contributed to the third consecutive record-breaking summer at western mountain resorts.

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Revenues For Western Lodging Hit All-Time High; Up 11.2 Percent

Squaw Valley LodgeCombined revenue figures for Rocky Mountain (Colorado, Utah and Wyoming) and Far West (California, Nevada and Oregon) mountain resorts were up 11.2 percent over last season and set an all-time revenue record that exceeded the previous record set in the 2007-08 ski season. 

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Double-Digit Lodging Revenue Increases Posted In Rockies, Far West

Big Foot Lodge Mt. Hood MeadowsA strong and steady economy combined with "snow equity" allowed the 2014-15 ski and snowboard season to post double digit increases in revenue for the third straight winter with summer tracking similarly in the Rocky Mountain and Far West regions. 

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Booking Pace At Western Lodges Slows; Mostly Weather-Related Says Briefing

Powderwood Lodge Park City The most recent results for western mountain lodging properties at 19 resort areas in six western states revealed that as of Feb. 28, aggregated revenues collected and on-the-books for the season reached 104.5 percent of last season’s overall total. Data is reported in the monthly Market Briefing that is compiled and distributed by DestiMetrics.

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Western Destination Lodging Moving Toward Record Says DestiMetrics Report

Lexington Hotel Jackson HoleAggregated mountain lodging revenues at participating western mountain destinations are moving into record-setting territory based on booking patterns and economic indicators for the 2014-15 winter season, according to the monthly Market Briefing, by DestiMetrics.

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New Lodging Report Brings Holiday Cheer To Western Resorts

Vintage On The Strand Park CityIn what has become a happily familiar refrain, aggregated lodging occupancy and revenue figures for the 2014-15 ski and snowboard season continue their upward trajectory at 19 mountain resorts in six western states. 

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Early Mild Temps Give Way To Rosy Lodging Forecast In West

Sun River ResortDespite mild fall temperatures until the past week and considerable economic volatility, “on-the-books” occupancy for the upcoming six-month winter season (November through April) is currently running ahead of the same time last season. 

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Positive Vibes For Winter Lodging In West, Says DestiMetrics

Eagle Crest Lodge Utah

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.

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Summer Lodging Continues To Grow In West; Could Break Record

Sun Valley Lodge

Aggregated occupancy and revenue at Western mountain resorts for the month of June are continuing to post steady increases in year-over-year comparison to the same period as last year. 

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Mountain Lodging Revenue Tops Last Year’s Mark

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

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.

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Holiday Lodging Up; Bookings Look Strong Through Season

Hearthstone at Stratton

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.

 

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Western Lodging Bookings Up 8.7 Percent; Heading For A Record?

Snow King Hotel, Jackson HoleSummer was certainly good. But, winter looks really, really good according the monthly report issued this week by DestiMetrics. Western U.S. lodges are in a position to post record breaking numbers.

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Early Snows In West Fuel Optimism For Season; Bookings Up 9.7 Percent

Canyon Creek at Steamboat

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.

 

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Western Lodge Bookings On Track Toward Summer Record

Seventh Mountain Inn, Oregon

It looks to be the busiest summer ever for lodging properties in western mountain destinations, assuming steady crowds stay on pace.

 

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Warm Western Temps Put Summer Mountain Travel On Record Pace

Stein Eriksen Lodge

A combo of warm temperatures in western cities, increasing activities and special events, and a steadily improving economy keep summer occupancy rates growing throughout the western states.

 

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Western Destinations See Good News For Early Summer

Gant Hotel Aspen

Lodging properties in 17 western communities could be heading for a record breaking warm season. That’s based on recent data released by DestiMetrics (the new name for the former Mountain Travel Research Program).

 

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