Vail Resorts Buys Whistler Blackcomb

The headline pretty much speaks for itself. Vail Resorts, the Broomfield, CO based mountain resort holding company announced that they will purchase Whistler Blackcomb  for a cash & stock deal worth approximately CDN $1.39B (USD $1.06B). While they are calling it Read More …

Vail Resorts Acquires Perisher (Australia)

Vail CEO Bob Katz could not be reached for comment, although sources close to him have confirmed that while the multinational ski resort conglomerate is indeed bent on world domination, their Death Star is not yet fully operational. Read More …

Vail Lift Ticket Price Increased to $159

Over the holiday period, the single-day Vail lift ticket price increased to $159. For a single day of skiing or snowboarding. There are literally resorts in the midwest where a season pass is less expensive. Everyone wants to complain about Read More …

Vail Resorts buys Park City Mountain Resort

Those of you who live in or near a Vail Resorts ski area have yet another reason to consider getting that Epic Pass or Epic Locals pass this winter: Vail’s just-announced acquisition of Park City Mountain Resort expands their foothold Read More …

Vail Resorts Offers To Buy Park City Mountain Resort

In the latest installment of the Highlander Protocol (there can be only one!), and also the latest installment in the ongoing dispute between Talisker Corporation and Park City Mountain Resort, Vail Resorts offers to buy Park City Mountain Resort (PDF). NOTE: Vail is moving Read More …