Winter’s mountain lodging momentum set to continue

By scott miller

DENVER — Despite broad swings in temperatures and snowfall throughout the Rocky Mountain and Far West mountain resorts for the past two months, a strong and steady economy combined with “snow equity” allowed the 2014-15 ski and snowboard season to post double digit increases in revenue for the third straight winter, with summer tracking similarly. As of March 31, data collected and reported by Denver-based DestiMetrics for 19 mountain destinations in six Western states, actual occupancy for the winter season is up 5.9 percent and revenues are up 11.7 percent compared to last year.“Early season bookings driven by ‘snow equity’ …

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