Vail Resorts Recognized with Six Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

18 October 2016
Oct. 18, 2016 – Broomfield, Colo. – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with six Vail Resorts properties – including four RockResorts properties – recognized among the best of the best in travel.
 
The awards include:
 
  • Top Hotels in the West
    • No. 5 – The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort, Vail, Colo.
    • No. 15 – The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort, Vail, Colo.
    • No. 18 – Sundial Lodge, Park City, Utah
    • No. 20 – Jenny Lake Lodge, Grand Teton National Park, Wyo.
 
  • Top Resorts in Colorado
    • No. 5 – The Osprey at Beaver Creek, A RockResort, Beaver Creek, Colo.
    • No. 10 – The Pines Lodge, A RockResort, Beaver Creek, Colo.
 
“At Vail Resorts and RockResorts, we pride ourselves on delivering experiences of a lifetime throughout all facets of the vacation experience,” said James O’Donnell, senior vice president and chief operating officer for Vail Resorts Hospitality & Real Estate. “It’s truly rewarding to hear that our guests felt so passionately about so many of our iconic properties that they wanted to share their experiences with the world. We’re pleased to be recognized.”
 
In addition to its 10 world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas – Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin – Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of hotels and properties, including five under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
 
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.
 
More than 300,000 dedicated readers – nearly twice as many as last year – cast votes for 7,394 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships, and 236 islands, in an average survey time of 8.4 minutes. The result? The 1,402 best travel experiences in the world.
 
The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on Oct. 25, 2016. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.
 
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About RockResorts®
RockResorts, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, owns and operates luxury resorts that offer casually elegant accommodations, lavish RockResorts Spas, renowned golf courses, award-winning dining and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. The RockResorts collection includes The Arrabelle at Vail Square and The Lodge at Vail in Vail, Colo.; The Osprey at Beaver Creek and The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek, Colo.; and One Ski Hill Place in Breckenridge, Colo. www.rockresorts.com
 
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate 10 world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.
 
About Condé Nast Traveler
As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 28-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and CNTraveler.com attained 4 Webby Awards since 2015. www.cntraveler.com
 



 

Contact(s)

Liz Biebl

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: ebiebl@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 754-3001

Lesli Carlson

Email: lcarlson@vailresorts.com
Phone: 303-404-6472
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