DestiMetrics Monthly Briefing confirmed the third consecutive summer lodging occupancy and revenue record last month and as bookings continue to roll in for September and October, those record numbers continue to mount up for western mountain destinations.
SnowSports Industries America (SIA), the snow sports industry’s trade association, launched Industry + Intelligence 365 – an initiative to connect members, retailers, reps, and industry organizations through shared snow sports content.
Mt. Hood Meadows Chief Operating Officer Jake Bolland announced an organizational restructuring of the resort to provide year-round recreational and hospitality experiences. Meadows primarily offers snow sports activities. The company is actively developing products, services and experiences to complement this traditional business.
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) has completed its new employee housing units in the town of Jackson. The three building complex, housing 94 workers is the first of its kind for the Jackson Hole community.
Greg Dallas has been named Chief Executive Officer of Sugar Bowl Resort in California. Dallas is the former CEO of Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain.
It's time for skiers to make their reservations to attend the 13th annual Induction Banquet for the Maine Ski Hall of Fame, set for Oct. 24 fat Sunday River Resort. The Maine Ski Hall of Fame was formed in 2003 to honor those who have made their mark in skiing, either in competition, coaching, building ski areas, and making other significant contributions to the sport.
Public relations industry leader Ed Lewi, founder of the New York Capital Region public relations agency that managed media relations for the XIII Olympic Winter Games, media relations and marketing efforts for The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) since the late 1970s, and produced the annual Albany Ski Show, has died. He was 81.
Northstar California Resort appointed Marcie Bradley as the resort’s senior manager of communications. Bradley will oversee all aspects of communications and public relations at Northstar – including strategic planning and resort messaging, development and management of media relations and will act as a key liaison between Northstar and community stakeholders.
Echo Mountain Resort has appointed Jace Wirth as the director of guest services. Wirth will oversee the resort’s marketing, sales, ski school and alpine racing team departments.
Long-time NASTAR Director of Operations Bill Madsen has joined the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) to continue to manage NASTAR’s operations alongside USSA’s events department.