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2013-10-21 16:24:17

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts today announced the hiring of Randall Mehrberg as executive vice president and general counsel, effective Dec. 2, 2013. Since 2008, Mehrberg has been the executive vice president of strategy and development for Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) and president of PSEG Energy Holdings, which develops, manages and owns renewable energy solutions. Prior to his role at PSEG, Mehrberg was general counsel for eight...

2013-07-31 12:21:18

Only International Airline with Non-stop Service to Rocky Mountain Ski Resort MONTREAL, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today announced that it will launch weekly non-stop flights between Toronto and Vail, Colorado served by nearby Eagle County Regional Airport in time for the 2013-14 winter ski season. Air Canada will operate its new seasonal service to Vail on Saturdays beginning December 14, 2013 until April 5, 2014, with 120-seat Airbus A319 aircraft offering a...

2013-07-10 12:24:55

-- 543-acre terrain addition at Breckenridge Ski Resort to open for skiing and riding for the 2013-2014 ski season BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced today it has started construction of 543 acres of new terrain in the Peak 6 area of Breckenridge Ski Resort. The Peak 6 project will include 400 acres of lift-served terrain and 143 acres of hike-to terrain. The Company expects to open the new terrain for the 2013-2014 ski...

2013-06-05 08:24:50

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After a dismal ski season last year - when skier visits plunged 15% - and a tepid start to the 2012/13 season, Mother Nature began to cooperate and allowed the industry to rebound nicely in the latter part of the season. Against this backdrop, preliminary data released by the National Ski Areas Association indicate that skier days totaled 56.60 million, a jump of 11% and the strongest year-over-year gain in 30 years. Although a vast...

2013-05-21 12:24:07

BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) finalized the sale of approximately 2.1 acres of land at the base of Breckenridge Ski Resort's Peak 8 to an affiliate of Breckenridge Grand Vacations Inc. The sale price was $11.1 million in cash. Breckenridge Grand Vacations is the developer of several premier timeshare properties in Breckenridge, including the popular Grand Timber Lodge and Grand Lodge at Peak 7. The Peak 8 property will be developed...

2013-04-24 08:26:56

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty Sports Venture, the retail division of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN), announced today the acquisition of Hoigaards's, a leader in the outdoor equipment and apparel industry since 1895. Located outside of Minneapolis in St. Louis Park, this 20,000 square-foot store is the leading specialty provider of snow sports equipment in the region featuring both equipment and clothing for skiers and snowboarders as well as Nordic gear during...

2013-04-22 08:27:30

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today reported certain ski season metrics for the comparative periods from the beginning of the ski season through April 14, 2013, and for the prior year period through April 15, 2012, adjusted as if Kirkwood, which was acquired in April 2012, was owned in both periods. The reported ski season metrics do not incorporate the recently acquired urban ski areas of Afton Alps and Mt. Brighton. The data mentioned in...

2013-03-11 16:24:14

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) today announced the appointment of Michael Barkin to the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Company, effective April 8, 2013. Mr. Barkin joined the Company on July 30, 2012 as vice president of strategy and development. Mr. Barkin will lead the Company's finance and accounting organization, overseeing financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, treasury, tax,...

2013-03-06 16:25:22

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With Vail Resorts' recent acquisition of Afton Alps, Minnesota skiers and snowboarders can already look forward to next winter as the Company invests nearly $10 million in significant enhancements to the ski and ride experience and offers the greatest resort access and value in the snow sports industry on one season pass, the Epic Pass. As part of Vail Resorts' commitment to providing the experience of a lifetime to all of its guests,...

2013-01-14 02:27:34

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) today announced the appointment of Bruce Sewell, senior vice president and general counsel of Apple, to the Company's Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Sewell will also serve on the audit committee of the board. In his role at Apple, Mr. Sewell oversees all legal matters, including corporate governance, intellectual property, litigation and securities compliance, as well as government affairs. Before joining...