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Antlers GM Wolfe skips town for Vail job

He said the opportunity be near Vail was too good to pass up. Continue Reading Antlers GM Wolfe skips town for Vail job

Ever wonder how a ski resort can report a foot of new snow while the weather service reports only a few inches? Vail Resorts says snow reporting is an inexact science after it was forced to retract its report of a foot of snow on Feb. 23 and change it to 2 inches. The resort… Continue Reading It’s not a snow job – Vail defends snow reports

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Vail Resorts has agreed to buy Kirkwood Mountain Resort at Lake Tahoe, Calif., for about $18 million. The deal includes residential and commercial property at the base. Kirkwood will continue to be involved in the property development. If the deal goes through, Vail Resorts would operate three world-class mountain resorts in the Lake Tahoe region,… Continue Reading Vail to buy Kirkwood Mountain Resort at Lake Tahoe

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The publisher of two Colorado newspapers says the papers are ceasing publication. Former Vail Daily owner Jim Pavelich says the Vail Mountaineer and the Denver Daily News are victims of the recession. Pavelich and Associate Publisher Erinn Hoban-Chavez began publishing the Mountaineer in June 2008. The newspaper was published six days a week, Tuesday through… Continue Reading Vail Mountaineer, Denver Daily News closing

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Ritz-Carlton near Vail is in foreclosure

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The Vail Daily reports that public records show the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch in Avon is in foreclosure. The newspaper says Eagle County records show the luxury hotel’s owner owes Lehman Brothers $61 million, which could make it the largest foreclosure in the county’s history. Miami-based Gencom, the owner, has 27 hotels and properties across the… Continue Reading Ritz-Carlton near Vail is in foreclosure

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Vail Resorts says lift ticket revenue, skier visits and spending at its six resorts are up so far this ski season. The Broomfield, Colo.-based company acquired Northstar-at-Tahoe in October and also owns Heavenly in the Lake Tahoe area, plus Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado. It says that through Thursday, skier visits were… Continue Reading Vail Resorts reports early-season jumps in revenue

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  Starting this winter, Vail Resorts will require all employees and children younger than 12 who participate in resort lessons to wear helmets while skiing. Vail Resorts include Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly. Helmets will be provided to every employee as part of the standard uniform, and helmets will be part of children’s… Continue Reading Vail to require all employees to wear helmets while skiing

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Vail CEO skips pay, cuts wages

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Vail Resorts’ CEO will forego pay for a year and the resort will cut wages to save jobs and more than $10 million a year, executives announcedyesterday. CEO Rob Katz will not take any salary for a year and then take 15-percent pay cut the following year. He also will not participate in any stock… Continue Reading Vail CEO skips pay, cuts wages

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