Articles tagged “ski resorts”

Coronavirus

Strength of Ski Resorts Through Pandemic May Ice Out Bargain-Hungry Investors

We always want what we can't have: Investors may salivate over how ski resorts have performed over the span of the pandemic, but owners have little incentive to sell their durable assets.

Strength of Ski Resorts Through Pandemic May Ice Out Bargain-Hungry Investors

Coronavirus

A Strong Off-Season for Colorado Ski Resorts Doesn’t Guarantee a Winter Windfall

Major year-over-year revenue growth at Colorado ski resorts last month doesn't necessarily mean owners should expect an avalanche of profits this winter, especially in light of surging coronavirus cases around the world.

A Strong Off-Season for Colorado Ski Resorts Doesn’t Guarantee a Winter Windfall

Tourism

Warm Weather Forces Ski Resorts to Plot Snowless Future

Resorts that specialize in winter sports need to start planning for a world with less snow. Hiking snowless mountains won't be enough to keep attracting vacationers.

Warm Weather Forces Ski Resorts to Plot Snowless Future

Tourism

Colorado Resorts Get a Head Start on Ski Season After Storm

It's time to head to the slopes. Colorado resorts are enjoying an extended ski season in 2019.

Colorado Resorts Get a Head Start on Ski Season After Storm

Overtourism

New Ski Pass Leads to Crowds at Jackson Hole Ski Resort

Locals’ fears — of overtourism and the corporatization of their ski town — are already coming true. Alterra’s new Ikon Pass will only speed up the process.

New Ski Pass Leads to Crowds at Jackson Hole Ski Resort

Tourism

Skiers Are Venturing Beyond Crowded Paths in Search of Prime Powder

Overtourism is as much of an issue on ski slopes as it is in Venice, Amsterdam, and Dubrovnik. Advances in design and safety equipment are making it possible for skiers to flee the crowds for less-packed snow.

Skiers Are Venturing Beyond Crowded Paths in Search of Prime Powder

Tourism

Fresh Investment Is Invigorating Many Northeast U.S. Ski Resorts

East Coast ski resorts are getting more attractive; it's up to Mother Nature to cooperate this winter.

Fresh Investment Is Invigorating Many Northeast U.S. Ski Resorts

Tourism

Lavish Whistler Housing Market Squeezes Tourism Workers

Ski resorts from Switzerland to Whistler are at odds with their local populations and it's an unfortunate trend that plays out at other types of resorts, too. Some employers are offering their staff housing to cope with high costs of living, but is that approach effective for long-term economic development?

Lavish Whistler Housing Market Squeezes Tourism Workers

Tourism

Canadian Skiers Aren’t Impressed With Vail Resorts Takeover of Whistler Blackcomb

Any acquisition is bound to have its challenges but it sounds like it's been a downhill spiral for Vail as it works to convince local stakeholders that it's committed to the Canadian resort's history and reputation.

Canadian Skiers Aren’t Impressed With Vail Resorts Takeover of Whistler Blackcomb

Tourism

Lake Tahoe Resorts Turn to Solar Energy in Self-Preservation Move

Squaw Valley plans for all electricity to be clean by the end of the year. That would be an admirable first among U.S. ski resorts.

Lake Tahoe Resorts Turn to Solar Energy in Self-Preservation Move