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Broomfield, Colo.–Vail Resorts today announced its plan to introduce a new technology that will allow guests to store their pass or lift ticket directly on their phone – eliminating the need to carry a plastic card, visit the ticket window, or wait to receive a pass or lift ticket in the mail. With the new … Read more

Park City Mountain will send ski lifts caught in red tape to another resort

Park City Mountain will send ski lifts caught in red tape to another resort

Lift intended as an upgrade to Silverlode will instead become the first eight-pack in Canada. (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Park City Mountain Resort employees move parts designated for the resort’s new Eagle lift, Thursday, July 7, 2022. Residents last month blocked the resort from being able to install the lift because of … Read more

Vail Town Council Votes To Offer Vail Resorts $12 Million For Property

Vail Town Council Votes To Offer Vail Resorts $12 Million For Property

If you haven’t been paying attention, there’s a good chance you haven’t noticed that the Town of Vail and Vail Resorts are currently battling over a plot of land in East Vail. The property management company initially planned on building employee housing for Vail Ski Resort on the Booth Heights Property. That plan was blocked … Read more

Hyatt Announces Leadership Changes at Apple Leisure Group

Hyatt Announces Leadership Changes at Apple Leisure Group

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that Apple Leisure Group President and CEO Alejandro Reynal would leave the company on September 30. Reynal spent three years with Apple Leisure Group, which was acquired by Hyatt in November 2021. Hyatt President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Hoplamazian will assume leadership of Apple Leisure Group, effective October 1. ADVERTISING … Read more

Many Colorado Ski Resorts In Region Identified For Wolf Reintroduction

Many Colorado Ski Resorts In Region Identified For Wolf Reintroduction

Back in 2020, Colorado voters narrowly approved a ballot forcing the state to reintroduce gray wolves. After nearly two years of research and planning, the state is preparing to do exactly that throughout the upcoming winter months. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has now given us the general area in which those reintroductions are set to … Read more

These Are California’s Best Ski-In/Ski-Out Resorts

These Are California's Best Ski-In/Ski-Out Resorts

If you are in the process of planning a family vacation, retreat with friends, or couples trip for the coming season, look no further than the best ski-in/ski-out resorts in all of California. These resorts are known for offering top-of-the-line amenities as well as the option to easily ski right into your room from the … Read more

Vail Resorts To Pay $13 Million In California Labor Lawsuit Settlement

Vail Resorts To Pay $13 Million In California Labor Lawsuit Settlement

Hamilton v. Heavenly Valley, a case in which employees of Vail Resorts sought action against the management company for illegal labor practices, was resolved on Friday, August 19th, after Judge Michael McLaughlin granted final approval for the offered settlement, according to Vail Daily. As a result, the company will pay $13 million to attorneys and … Read more

Transit System Servicing Colorado Ski Resorts Will Receive $35 Million

Transit System Servicing Colorado Ski Resorts Will Receive $35 Million

Summit Stage, a free transit system that operates among multiple ski resorts along I-70 in Colorado, is set to receive nearly $35 million to begin the transition to a fully electric bus fleet, according to the Colorado Sun. The grant, funded by the recent federal infrastructure law, will provide funding to organizations across the country, … Read more

Colorado Resorts Pay Record Fees For Land Use In National Forest

Colorado Resorts Pay Record Fees For Land Use In National Forest

Ski resorts of the White River National Forest paid record-high fees to the federal government for their use of public land in the 2021-22 ski season, according to Aspen Daily News. Vail Resorts, Aspen Skiing Co., and other companies operating within the area paid a total combined $23.76 million, $4.26 million (or 22%) more than … Read more

Booking Holdings Second-Quarter Results Exceed Expectations

Booking Holdings Second-Quarter Results Exceed Expectations

Booking Holdings Inc. announced its second-quarter financial results exceeded expectations for net income, room nights booked and gross bookings. The company—which owns brands like Booking.com, Kayak and Priceline—revealed gross travel bookings beat analyst estimates for the second quarter by totaling $34.5 billion, up 57 percent from the same period in 2021. ADVERTISING Trending Now Booking … Read more