GO Group Expands into the Rocky Mountains with Colorado Mountain Express


Judi Schindler, 312-890-9660, judi@schindlercommunications.com
Ashley Lowe, 303-404-1831, alowe@vailresorts.com

22 March 2013
CHICAGO, Il. –March 22, 2013– Colorado Mountain Express, Vail Resorts’ ground transportation company, isthe GO Group’s newest affiliate. The GO Group is a network of ground transportation companies that provides shuttles to and from more than 52 airports around the world. As GO’s newest affiliate member, Colorado Mountain Express (CME) will broaden GO’s reach further into the Rocky Mountains. CME provides transportation from Denver International Airport (DEN), Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) and Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) to the Vail Valley, Summit County, Aspen/Snowmass.
Founded in 1983, CME has grown to serve more than 330,000 travelers in Colorado each year and travels more than 8.5 million miles annually. The CME fleet includes 250 vehicles including shuttle vans, luxury four-wheel drive SUVs and 11-passenger Mercedes Benz Sprinter vans that provide door-to-door shuttle, group and privately chauffeured transportation throughout Colorado.
“Colorado Mountain Express will have a greater national presence through membership in the GO network,” said CME’s vice president & general manager, Robert Tschupp. “We’re looking forward to gaining more national exposure and continuing to grow our shared ride, charter and private car airport services.”
In the last year, CME has made enhancements to its fleet including adding Wi-Fi as a standard feature on all of its vehicles and adding the Mercedes Benz Sprinter vans to its fleet. CME offers convenient year-round schedules, with numerous daily departures to and from Denver International Airport and meeting all flights at Eagle County Regional Airport and Aspen/Pitkin County Airport.
“Our commitment to service, safety and dependability is what really sets CME apart from other ground transportation options,” said Tschupp. “We continually invest in training our employees, and enhancing our vehicles and riding experience.”
While the regional companies, including CME, remain independently owned and managed, they co-market under the GO branding umbrella. Passengers can make reservations to and from airports in both their departure and destination cities by visiting a joint website www.goairportshuttle.com, as well as by visiting members’ reservations websites directly.
About GO Group
The GO Group was formed in 2007 when 35 independent transportation companies in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe organized under the GO franchise as the world’s largest door-to-door airport shuttle company. It serves as a one-stop source for door-to-door airport shuttle services. Each year, its members transport some 13 million passengers to and from airports in the United States, Mexico, Canada and Europe. Travelers can book ground transportation to and from both departure and destination airports through GO’s website, www.goairportshuttle.com.
About Colorado Mountain Express
Colorado Mountain Express provides reliable shuttles and charter van services from Denver International, Eagle County and Aspen Airports to most Colorado mountain locations including Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen, Snowmass and Downtown Denver. CME’s fleet of 250 vehicles includes 10 passenger vans, 5 passenger four-wheel drive luxury SUVs, and 11 passenger Mercedes Benz Sprinter vans. Free Wi-Fi is available onboard all vehicles.

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction 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.
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