Winter reservations dip represents small sample

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — A record-setting summer in the area’s lodging industry isn’t yet carrying over to winter bookings.A recent report from Destimetrics, a Denver-based consulting and analysis firm, shows a slight dip in winter bookings reported as of Sept. 30. That dip is just 1.1 percent from the same booking period in 2014. It also represents a very small portion of the ski season’s overall business.That relatively small number is why the news from the latest report is being greeted more with raised eyebrows than a sense of alarm.There’s also the fact that reservations for the coming ski season are …

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