Articles tagged “vail”

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.

2 years ago

New Denver to Vail Highway to Experiment With Surge Pricing

New Denver to Vail Highway to Experiment With Surge Pricing

Jennifer Oldham, Bloomberg

Technology can bring us wonderful things, even if they out us a bit more.

3 years ago

Vail Resorts Reports Larger Q4 Loss Than Anticipated

Vail Resorts Reports Larger Q4 Loss Than Anticipated

Associated Press

Despite the loss, Vail is still in the driver's seat when it comes to growth and plotting the course for the next stage of winter resort growth.

3 years ago

Aspen Split Between Wealthy Visitors and the Working Poor That Serve Them

Aspen Split Between Wealthy Visitors and the Working Poor That Serve Them

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press

This plays itself out in many destinations with a large population of tourists: The wealthy that want to visit and the less wealthy that take care of them.

4 years ago

New Skift Trends Report: Building the Winter Resort of the Future

New Skift Trends Report: Building the Winter Resort of the Future

Jason Clampet, Skift

The ski travel market has been behind the curve compared to the broader travel market, but with recent investments in back-end technology and the embrace of a dynamic pricing marketplace, it is poised to leapfrog and nurture innovations that will enhance the quality of the experience.

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

Interview: How Vail Resorts CEO Manages Tech Innovation in Nature

Interview: How Vail Resorts CEO Manages Tech Innovation in Nature

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Ski resorts are uniquely positioned in the debate of tech versus nature, having to deliver a top experience to guests while also giving them the space to enjoy the outdoors as they choose. Creating products that seamlessly blend into either experience is the goal, at which Vail is largely succeeding.

4 years ago

Vail Continues Its Utah Growth With Plans to Connect Resorts

Vail Continues Its Utah Growth With Plans to Connect Resorts

Associated Press

The ski resort market has been old school for so long. We're excited about what Vail Resorts is doing, especially when it comes to how other parks are reacting.

4 years ago

Vail’s Ambition Extends to Utah With $182.5 Million Park City Purchase

Vail’s Ambition Extends to Utah With $182.5 Million Park City Purchase

Nadja Brandt, Bloomberg

Vail is slowly building up the largest portfolio of skiing destinations on the U.S.

4 years ago

Vail Resorts’ Newest Ski Pass Now Includes Access to European Slopes

Vail Resorts’ Newest Ski Pass Now Includes Access to European Slopes

Associated Press

A good deal for all the intercontinental ski bunnies out there -- and for Vail, which owns most of the slopes included.

5 years ago

The new new Vail, 50 years later

"No longer is it enough to appeal to ski purists who simply crave the mountain." That about says it all.

6 years ago