Category Archives: Resorts

(image: Google Maps)

Japan Earthquake Topples Homes in Olympic Ski Resort

Hakuba, Japan – A strong earthquake struck central Japan on Saturday, collapsing homes in the ski resort villages surrounding the 1998 Olympic Winter Games city of Nagano. Japan’s meteorological agency reported the magnitude 6.7 tremblor centered in Nagano Prefecture, northwest of Tokyo, 125 miles northwest of Tokyo, that struck at 10:08 p.m. local time on Saturday. Initial reports indicate […]

(photo: Limelight Hotel)

Aspen’s Limelight Hotel Completes Makeover

Aspen, CO – As Aspen Mountain opens ahead of schedule today, one famous downtown hotel is completing its renovation right on schedule. The Limelight Hotel’s $1.1 million complete guest room upgrade is targeted for completion this Monday. All 126 guest rooms will be outfitted with new carpets, drapery, and furniture that will feature warm colors and textures […]

Intrawest owns and operates Steamboat ski resort in Colorado, among other properties. (file photo: FTO/Marc Guido)

Intrawest Replaces CEO

Denver, CO – Ski and snowboard resort operator Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. on Friday announced the hiring of Thomas F. Marano as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Marano will also serve on the company’s board of directors. Additionally, Intrawest has promoted Sky Foulkes, President of Stratton Mountain Resort, to the position of Chief Operating […]