Articles tagged “ski”

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

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

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

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

4 months ago

Swiss Ski Resort Reopens After Spat That Could Cast Pall on Olympic Hopes

Swiss Ski Resort Reopens After Spat That Could Cast Pall on Olympic Hopes

Hugo Miller, Bloomberg

Sounds like a lot of messiness in this ski getaway. If the resort and the community want to host future Olympic events, best to sort out the drama pronto.

11 months ago

5 Top European Ski Spots With Cultural Verve

5 Top European Ski Spots With Cultural Verve

Chadner Navarro, Bloomberg

If you like to ski, but don’t want to plan a trip that just goes to the Alps, try these unexpected combinations.

1 year ago

Maine Is Launching a New Campaign to Drive Winter Tourism

Maine Is Launching a New Campaign to Drive Winter Tourism

Associated Press

We can't imagine this is a new pitch — snow should have been a selling point all along for the season. Though if skiers are aging out, as some industry folks suspect, the state had better diversify beyond winter sports.

1 year ago

Luxury Ski Spot Breckenridge Tries to Diversify Its Seasonal Economy

Luxury Ski Spot Breckenridge Tries to Diversify Its Seasonal Economy

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Even luxury destinations must diversify their offerings to bolster the economy in the off-season. Breckenridge's slow and thoughtful approach can serve as a role model.

1 year ago

Potential Visa-Program Cuts Have Travel Industry Alarmed

Potential Visa-Program Cuts Have Travel Industry Alarmed

Dan Peltier, Skift

The J-1 visa program is an invaluable resource for many travel industry businesses. It's clear that any cuts to the program would be detrimental to the travel industry and the broader U.S. economy.

1 year ago

Swiss Ski Resorts Rely on Summer Months to Turn Profits

Swiss Ski Resorts Rely on Summer Months to Turn Profits

Hugo Miller, Bloomberg

Climate change and uncertain economic times have weather-dependent destinations such as ski resorts rethinking their identities.

2 years ago

Ski Resort Execs Look for Climate Change-Proof Properties

Ski Resort Execs Look for Climate Change-Proof Properties

Tom Moroney, Bloomberg

Climate change has real, increasing effects on winter resorts, some of whom are smartly looking north for properties that will deliver the snow they need to keep visitors coming.

2 years ago

Vail to Buy Whistler Blackcomb in Ski Resort Merger for $1.05 Billion

Vail to Buy Whistler Blackcomb in Ski Resort Merger for $1.05 Billion

Prashant Gopal and Katia Dmitrieva, Bloomberg

Bigger is better in hospitality whether considering ski resorts or household-name big brands. Vail's cash infusion will help Whistler Blackcomb diversify as global warming impacts the Canadian resort company's operations.

3 years ago

New England Resorts Welcome Skiers With Fresh Powder After Storms

New England Resorts Welcome Skiers With Fresh Powder After Storms

Lisa Rathke , Associated Press

Timing is everything in life and in tourism and fresh power doesn't hurt at all.

4 years ago

Ski Resorts Shift Marketing to Attract Families, Novice Athletes

Ski Resorts Shift Marketing to Attract Families, Novice Athletes

Brett Martell, Associated Press

These ski resorts' images have shifted, putting them in the position of meeting guests' and athletes' product expectations.

4 years ago

Vail Invests $50 Million in Utah Ski Resorts as Market Booms

Vail Invests $50 Million in Utah Ski Resorts as Market Booms

Brady McCombs, Associated Press

The ski industry is experiencing a rebound in interest and ticket prices; however, investments in tech and infrastructures have purists questioning resorts' and their guests' respect for nature.

4 years ago