Month of May not as quiet as you think

By scott miller

VAIL — Ski resorts used to all but close down when the winter season ended. That isn’t exactly true any more.Based on current bookings, Vail’s lodging occupancy will average about 20 percent from now through the end of May. That doesn’t sound like much, considering weekend occupancy ran at about 98 percent during the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in February. But that relatively small percentage still adds up to several thousands of people.According to statistics provided by a group of local business-promotion groups, 20 percent occupancy adds up to an average of 860 paid guest rooms per night. …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed