Ski packages for the 1 percent — and for the rest

Ski packages for the 1 percent — and for the rest
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By By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
AP Business

NEW YORK — Private ski lessons are so passe. The latest on-mountain perk for those with seemingly unlimited funds is spending the day with an Olympian. The chance to plow through powder — and maybe drinks — with a gold medalist is just one of the ways resorts this season are trying to capitalize on rich travelers looking for unique experiences and some bragging rights. One Colorado resort even offers a $50,000 package that includes helicopter transfers from the local airport. Fear not, for those of us not named Astor, Rockefeller or Vanderbilt, there are other options as the industry …

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