Merchant pass program sees resurgence in sales

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Merchant ski passes used to be a common sight at Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek. Then along came the Epic Pass.Before the Epic Pass — and the 2008 national economic meltdown — local chambers of commerce did a booming business in membership. At one time, the Eagle Valley Chamber of Commerce had more than 350 members, many of whom took advantage of the merchant pass program. Even while people were buying Epic Passes for employees, though, there were some merchant pass sales. These days, merchant pass sales seem to be growing again.“We’re seeing a resurgence,” Vail Chamber …

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