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
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?
Dubai, UAE – A year has now passed since the first indoor skiing facility in the Middle East opened in Dubai. If you want to spend the morning on a beach and afternoon on the slopes, Ski Dubai. Ski Dubai is celebrating its first year of operation at the Mall of the Emirates. (photo: Ski … Continue reading Dubai Celebrates a Year of Skiing
Las Vegas, NV – A group of former Disney and Universal Studios executives, designers, architects and engineers have teamed up to propose a new destination resort in Las Vegas featuring an indoor ski dome as well as North America’s largest indoor water park, two hotels, a casino, an events arena, and retail and dining options. … Continue reading New Indoor Ski Dome Proposed for Las Vegas
Gulmarg, India – The only international-level ski and snowboard resort in the Himalayas, Gulmarg in the India-controlled portion of Kashmir, has announced snow safety and grooming plans for its second winter of full operation. Gulmarg’s gondola ascends 4,364 vertical feet from the village on a shelf in the Pir Pinjals to 13,058 feet on Mt. … Continue reading Kashmir Ski Resort Brings Himalayan Skiing to New Heights
Wanaka, New Zealand – Treble Cone Ski Area in Wanaka yesterday announced plans for a new gondola to provide access from the valley floor to the alpine ski and snowboard resort. A resource consent application has recently been lodged to provide for the ski lift link and its associated buildings. New Zealand’s Treble Cone Ski … Continue reading Treble Cone Ski Area Plans Gondola