April Fool: Vail purchases Perisher under “break it, buy it” policy

April Fool: Vail purchases Perisher under “break it, buy it” policy
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By scott miller

BLOOMIN’ ONION — Vail Resorts Monday announced it had bought its first international resort — the Perisher Ski Resort in Australia. The sellers are still laughing.Apparently, a gullible Vail Resorts executive was taken in by his Aussie hosts on a visit last month, and a multi-million-dollar deal was completed shortly thereafter.The executive — who wasn’t John Garnsey — was driving toward the base area when he ran over a wandering kangaroo.“The damn thing just jumped out in front of me — there wasn’t anything to do but hit it,” the executive who really, really, isn’t John Garnsey said. “The poor …

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