Category Archives: Resorts

Planned Las Vegas Indoor Ski Resort to Acquire Over 200 Acres on South Strip

Las Vegas, NV – Las Vegas WET, LLC, a company formed to create a massive complex including not only an indoor ski and snowboard resort, but also two hotels, an arena, surfing, performing arts center, retail, restaurants, and the largest indoor waterpark in North America in the southern Nevada desert, made an offer to acquire … Continue reading Planned Las Vegas Indoor Ski Resort to Acquire Over 200 Acres on South Strip

Old Spice Rail Jam Finalists Head to Whistler

Whistler (BC), Canada – Like a global warming-impacted glacier, the mountain has retreated from the cities of Toronto, Montreal and Calgary, but for one lucky winner of the Old Spice Experience contest, the retreat is only temporary, and she’ll soon be in hot pursuit of the big mountain experience. n Anne-Claire Villeneuve, of Montreal, took … Continue reading Old Spice Rail Jam Finalists Head to Whistler

Okemo Hosts The Main Event Snowboard Series Saturday

Ludlow, VT – Jibbers, huckers and groms will gather Saturday, February 10, as Okemo Mountain Resort hosts “The Main Event” East Coast snowboard series. This slopestyle competition welcomes both amateur and professional riders for the third and final series location prior to the finals at Loon Mountain February 25. n The Main Event will take … Continue reading Okemo Hosts The Main Event Snowboard Series Saturday

Vail Logs 21% Increase in Season Pass Sales, Reports Strong Early Ski Season Bookings

Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) today announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2007 ended October 31, 2006, including a 21% increase in season pass sales over same period in the prior year and strong advance bookings for the 2006-07 ski and snowboard season. At the same time, the company announced … Continue reading Vail Logs 21% Increase in Season Pass Sales, Reports Strong Early Ski Season Bookings

N.J. Indoor Skiing Project Refinanced

Newark, NJ – Colony Capital Acquisitions, LLC has completed its recapitalization of the Meadowlands Xanadu, taking over from the Mills Corporation the new project that will bring indoor skiing to northern New Jersey as the first snow dome in North America. The giant 2.2 million square-foot development will feature sports, leisure, shopping and family entertainment … Continue reading N.J. Indoor Skiing Project Refinanced

Sale of Ski Resort Operator Intrawest Approved

Vancouver, Canada – Ski resort operator Intrawest Corporation today announced that the proposed sale of the company Fortress Investment Group LLC has been approved by Intrawest securityholders. At the special meeting of Intrawest shareholders and optionholders held this morning, the sale was approved by more than 99.9 per cent of the securityholders voting. Intrawest’s holdings … Continue reading Sale of Ski Resort Operator Intrawest Approved

Could Tunnels Connect Seven Utah Ski Resorts?

by Marc Guido Salt Lake City, UT – The office of Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. will convene a meeting on November 3rd to discuss potential future transportation options to improve access amongst the state’s four Cottonwood Canyons ski resorts (Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude) and its three Park City resorts (Deer Valley, Park City … Continue reading Could Tunnels Connect Seven Utah Ski Resorts?