Mountain resorts may post summer occupancy records

By scott miller

DENVER — Western mountain lodging business is projected to post record occupancy and revenue figures for the third consecutive year, according to the most recent results released by Denver-based consulting firm DestiMetrics in its monthly Mountain Market Briefing. Projections for the 2014 summer, which includes May through October, are that occupancy will be up 4 percent and revenues are expected to post a 6.9 percent gain compared to last summer. This tops the all-time summer record high in mountain destinations that was set last summer. Participating destinations have now already received or booked 90 percent of their total revenue for …

Source: Vail Daily Feed