Man accused of stealing Snowmass Village shuttle bus
Official charges were filed by the District Attorney?s Office on Friday against a Snowmass Village man accused of stealing a shuttle bus from the town?s Daly Lane bus depot and driving it while intoxicated.
Citing litigation, Related developer blocked man?s campaign efforts
The developer of Base Village refused to allow a Snowmass Village resident to campaign for a mayoral candidate in the Snowmass Center before the November election, citing ongoing litigation between him and the town that could impact the long-stalled project. read more
Skico contemplates alpine coaster in Snowmass summer plan
Aspen Skiing Co. wants to add an alpine coaster, zip lines and challenge courses with nets and ropes at Snowmass Ski Area to add to an extensive mountain-biking network and broaden its appeal, company executives announced Monday. ?We want to be the No. 1 destination resort,? Skico President and CEO Mike Kaplan told the Snowmass Village Town Council in an annual meeting to discuss the outlook for ...
Return of World Cup boosts holiday weekend bookings
In terms of bringing in visitors to Aspen and Snowmass Village, Thanksgiving weekend doesn?t rate all that high. But with women?s World Cup activity returning to Aspen Mountain on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, local tourism officials expect business to be a little better compared with the same weekend last year. Bill Tomcich, president of reservations agency Stay Aspen Snowmass, said that last ...
2015 CES Mobile Keynote To Feature Top Executives from Electrolux, General Motors, Philips and Qualcomm
The Consumer Electronics Association ® today announced that executives from Electrolux, General Motors, Philips and Qualcomm will take part in a panel discussion regarding How Mobile is Fundamentally Changing Our World at the 2015 International CES®.
Base Village construction work likely to start in 2016
Related Colorado President Dwayne Romero told a group of real estate brokers Thursday that he expects construction on a roundabout and the second phase of the Viceroy Snowmass, both aspects of the Base Village project, to start in 2016, a year later than anticipated. Related and the town agreed to a timeline this fall that include start dates of June 1, 2015, for the roundabout and July 1, 2015 ...
Bookings keep coming despite guests? concerns about snowfall
The volume of lodging bookings continues to be strong even though some potential customers are voicing concerns about the lack of recent snowfall, according to the head of the central bookings agency. Bill Tomcich, president of Stay Aspen Snowmass said Aspen?s occupancy for December is nearly 13 percent ahead of last year, and Snowmass Village?s occupancy is nearly 20 percent ahead. Most of the ...
Snowmass denies request to speed up Base Village review
The Snowmass Village Town Council denied a request Monday that would have accelerated the review of new Base Village plans, a move that some saw as detrimental to the project?s progress but others saw as a necessary precaution.
Snowmass will open with over 500 acres of terrain
Snowmass Ski Area will open for the season Thursday with more than 500 acres of skiable terrain, Aspen Skiing Co. announced Tuesday. Additional terrain also will open on Aspen Mountain on Thursday when the Gent?s Ridge chairlift starts spinning, Skico spokesman Jeff Hanle said. At Snowmass, the Big Burn will open ?wall-to-wall,? Hanle said. Sam?s Knob terrain from Banzai Ridge to Wildcat also ...
Skico nurtures new batches of resort patrons
The average Aspen skier might not give a hoot that Aspen Skiing Co. spent $5 million on a new children?s ski school center and associated improvements at Buttermilk, but for Skico, it?s a major investment in the future. Skico, like the entire industry, needs to tap younger generations to replace the legions of baby boomers expected to drop out of the sport in increasing numbers in the next ...