As mountain towns diversify and look to expand summer business, what’s next?

18th January, 2016 by

By Lauren Glendenning

ASPEN — There’s a saying in mountain towns that locals came for the winters but stayed for the summers. Unfortunately for those in the mountain tourism industry, visitors don’t always follow suit. While ski towns that were once just ski towns have now become full-fledged, year-round mountain destinations, the mountain tourism industry continues to struggle with balancing out its business throughout the year. There have been major improvements in spring, summer and fall business during the past several years, but industry officials recognize there’s more work to do.Great minds in the industry will get together at the end of the …

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