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2010-03-10 07:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2010 ended January 31, 2010, as well as the Company's ski season to date metrics through March 7, 2010, and the Company's calendar year 2010 resort capital plan. Highlights Mountain Reported EBITDA and Resort Reported EBITDA (which includes the Company's Mountain and Lodging segments) for the second quarter improved from the same period in the prior...

2010-02-28 04:00:00

VAIL, Colo., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts and the entire Vail community offer their heartfelt congratulations to hometown hero and decorated Champion, Lindsey Vonn. In recognition of her many achievements in ski racing and that she represents Vail's first ever gold medal, Vail Resorts is announcing that it is renaming a trail on Vail Mountain after Vonn. The expert "International" trail on Vail Mountain will be renamed "Lindsey's" and the new trail sign will greet...

2010-02-24 14:48:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced today it will release the Company's financial results for its fiscal 2010 second quarter ended January 31, 2010, and the Company's ski season to date metrics, prior to market open on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, followed by a conference call at 11:00am ET. Participants may listen to a simultaneous webcast of the conference call by logging on to the Company website www.vailresorts.com and selecting...

2010-02-08 08:01:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency (http://news.icrossing.com) announced today the launch of destination Web sites for Vail Resorts' properties including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado, and Heavenly in California and Nevada. Last year, iCrossing launched www.snow.com, an entry point for all five of the Vail Resorts mountain resorts. The site won the OMMA Award for "Best Travel Web Site." Like snow.com, each...

2010-02-03 14:54:00

VAIL, Colo., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts has launched a new web site LindseyisEpic.com which gives ski racing fans an in-depth, behind-the-scenes account of Lindsey Vonn, the world's fastest female skier and Vail, Colorado's hometown hero. Having just clinched the World Cup title in the Super-G event with a resounding victory in St. Moritz last weekend, Vonn currently leads the women's World Cup overall standings. LindseyisEpic.com provides the most detailed background...

2010-01-08 08:08:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today reported certain ski season metrics for the comparative periods from the beginning of the ski season through January 6, 2010, and for the prior year period through January 7, 2009, with both periods including the holiday period through the first Wednesday after New Year's Day. The data mentioned in this release is interim period data and subject to fiscal quarter end review and adjustments....

2009-12-01 07:00:00

VAIL, Colorado, December 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Skiset has expanded to North America and plans to have over 70 stores at major resorts in the United States and Canada for the 2009/2010 winter ski season. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/368778 ) Skiset has launched their new North American websites ( http://www.skiset.us & http://www.skiset.ca) and will sell directly to the consumer. They will also work with third party vendors such as tour operators and...

2009-11-10 16:36:00

VAIL, Colo., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lindsey Vonn, the world's fastest female skier and Vail hometown hero, will celebrate opening day of Vail Mountain's 2009-2010 winter season on Friday, Nov. 20, by hosting a live and interactive online kids press conference: "Epic Kids - Live with Lindsey" from 5-6 p.m. MT (7-8 p.m. ET) at www.LindseyIsEpic.com/Live. For the past week, the two-time World Cup Overall ski champion has been training at her hometown mountain of Vail in...

2009-10-30 15:56:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that Doug Lovell has been promoted to chief operating officer and vice president of Keystone Resort, effective immediately. Lovell will oversee all operations for the resort and will report directly to Blaise Carrig, co-president of the Company's Mountain Division. "Doug brings more than 15 years of mountain operations and guest services experience from within our Company to Keystone. As...

2009-10-30 03:00:00

KEYSTONE, Colo., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mother Nature's trick of delivering a pre-Halloween fall snowstorm to Colorado is resulting in a massive treat for skiers and snowboarders. Keystone Resort announced it will open earlier than planned, on November 5, thanks to fresh snow on the mountain and a spate of cold temperatures that provided ideal conditions for Keystone's talented snowmaking team. The resort plans to open on Thursday, Nov. 5 with top-to-bottom skiing and ideal snow surface...


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