14 March 2020

Update on Vail Resorts Operations from CEO Rob Katz

As a global operator of 37 ski resorts, Vail Resorts is monitoring the rapidly evolving impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) from all angles. Unwaveringly and without question, our top priority is the health and wellbeing of our guests and employees. We are fortunate to have strong partnerships with the communities where we operate and we are closely monitoring the statements and following the guidance and recommendations from local, state/provincial and federal health agencies on cases of COVID-19.
09 March 2020

Vail Resorts Takes Precautions for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

All Vail Resorts properties are operating normally. The health and wellbeing of our employees and guests is our top priority. As a part of that commitment, Vail Resorts is closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization’s (WHO) statements regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-2019) and following the guidelines from these agencies, as well as from local health departments where we operate resorts in the United States, Canada and Australia.
03 March 2020

VAIL RESORTS INTRODUCES WHISTLER BLACKCOMB DAY PASS

Enjoying Whistler Blackcomb’s 8,171 acres of skiable terrain has never been easier. Today, Vail Resorts introduced the Whistler Blackcomb Day Pass, a deeply discounted product, sold in Canadian dollars, that provides exclusive access to one of the world’s premier mountain destinations. Launching for the 2020-21 season, this new customizable pass – offering from one day to ten days of access – is ideal for skiers and riders who may not need the unlimited access offered on a traditional season pass.
26 November 2019

New COO Opens Whistler Blackcomb

With a $66 million investment complete, and a new COO at the helm, both Whistler and Blackcomb open for the 2019-20 ski season this Thursday, Nov. 28.
23 August 2019

Vail Resorts Announces Mountain Division Leadership Changes

Vail Resorts today announced that Executive Vice President Chris Jarnot will step down from his role, following an impressive 34-year career with Vail Resorts. With Jarnot’s transition, and in anticipation of the closing of the Peak Resorts acquisition, the Company has announced the creation of three new regional leadership roles to support Vail Resorts’ growing global portfolio.
05 March 2019

Vail Resorts Provides Unprecedented Flexibility and Season Pass Discounts To Guests Skiing as Little as One Day

Eleven years ago, the Epic Pass transformed the ski industry by offering guests unlimited skiing at the best resorts in the world, for a previously unheard of low price, making skiing and riding more accessible and affordable. Today, with the introduction of “Epic for Everyone,” Vail Resorts continues that history of innovation by offering the same incredible flexibility and value to all skiers and riders, whether they want to ski or ride just one day – or every day – of the season.
04 January 2019

Whistler Blackcomb Beats December Snowfall Record

In the final days of 2018, Whistler Blackcomb set a new snowfall record for the month of December and the snow hasn’t stopped falling. Daily statistics compiled by the mountain show a record 384 cm of fresh snow fell last month, beating the all-time record for a December month, set in 1994, by four centimetres.
18 December 2018

Emma, the World’s First Digital Mountain Assistant, Announces Her Debut at Nine World-Class Ski Resorts

Emma, the world’s first digital mountain assistant, announced today that she is now available to guide guests at nine Vail Resort properties, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe. Guests can text Emma their questions at 77477.
13 December 2018

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz Gives $2 Million in Grants to Support Mental & Behavioral Health Programs in Mountain Resort Communities across North America

Today, Vail Resorts announced that Chief Executive Officer Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, have made significant contributions totaling more than $2 million to support emotional wellness programs in nearly every mountain resort community in which Vail Resorts operates.
20 November 2018

Whistler Blackcomb opens for the 2018-19 season

Whistler Blackcomb will unveil the first of its three new lifts this Thursday, Nov. 22 as it opens both mountains for the 2018-19 ski season.