Aggregated 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.
Deer Valley Resort has promoted Stacey Taylor Director of Human Resources. Taylor brings extensive knowledge of human resources and the resort to the position.
Fischer Sports U.S.A has named Steve Reeder National Sales Manager for Nordic Skiing. Reeder, a long time New England sales representative with Fischer will assume the responsibilities in his new position beginning April 1.
Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation announced that Chris Diamond, president and chief operating officer, will step down from his current role in June, 2015, the end of the company’s fiscal year.
David Ingemie, President of SnowSports Industries America (SIA) for the past 34 years, will step down as president following the 2016 SIA Snow Show. The announcement was made by the SIA Board of Directors as this year’s show was opening in Denver.
The U.S. Ski Team has announced the addition of Brandon Dyksterhouse to its women’s technical team as part of a unique partnership with Ski and Snowboard Club Vail.
Okemo Mountain Resort was once again named one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Vermont.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, has announced the appointment of Brooke McAffee as vice president and chief financial officer, according to USSA President and CEO Tiger Shaw.
Northstar California Resort announced the appointment of Glenn Cademartori as marketing director. Cademartori will oversee all aspects of marketing for Northstar – including strategic planning and resort branding, development and management of e-commerce, advertising, events marketing, strategic partnerships, and act as a key liaison between Northstar and its community stakeholders.
Ski Utah has named Paul Marshall to the team as the new director of communications. Paul will focus on sharing the message of Utah’sskiresorts with local, national and international media.
Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) has closed on a property in Ketchum, Idaho, purchased from Bald Mountain LLC to be developed as a new Limelight Hotel, modeled after the company’s existing property in Aspen, Colo. The property is in close proximity to Sun Valley’s River Run base of Bald Mountain.
Gadd Brook Slopeside, Sugarbush Resort’s next development project at Lincoln Peak, is moving forward. Resort officials expect to submit an ACT 250 permit by the end of December, and anticipate presenting the plan before the ACT 250 Board and the Warren Development Review Board in January, 2015.
In 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.
Mt. Hood Meadows has named Charles Jake Bolland as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. The announcement was made by Meadows Chairman and CEO Matthew Drake.
Jake Treadwell has been named new Vice President of Mountain Operations at Sunday River Resort, effective April 1, 2015. Treadwell will replace current V.P. Karl Strand, who is transitioning to become Sugarloaf’s new President and General Manager, also effective in April. Both Sunday River and Sugarloaf are members of the Boyne group of resorts.
The North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA) honored five member journalists, including Cindy Hirschfeld, Dan Egan, Kristen Lummis, Troy Hawks, and Jason Dodge, with its annual Harold S. Hirsch Awards for Excellence in Snowsports Journalism.
Chris Hill and Cha-Chi Loprete of the Boston CBS Radio Group have been honored with the 29th annual BEWI Award for outstanding contributions to the ski industry. Their long-running commitments to the success of the Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo and the New England ski scene were cited as reasons for the award.
Despite 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.
Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation and Visit Salt Lake today announced the organizations have reached a settlement of the litigation involving Steamboat’s Ski Town, U.S.A.trademark and Visit Salt Lake’s Ski City USA marketing campaign.
Colorado's Steamboat Ski Resort has been selected as the site of the 2015 Induction Ceremony of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, as well as the International Skiing History Association's Skiing History Week April 8-12.