Jeff Kurtz Joins Colorado Mountain Express as Director of Sales and Marketing

30 November 2015
EDWARDS, Colo. Nov. 30, 2015 – Colorado Mountain Express (CME) announced today that Jeff Kurtz has been appointed to the position of director of sales and marketing for the Edwards-based transportation company effective today, Monday, Nov. 30. Jeff will be responsible for leading all sales, marketing and reservations functions for CME and his primary focus will be developing strategic initiatives to enhance the overall guest experience and deliver strong business results. Kurtz will report directly to John Dawsey, vice president and general manager of CME.
 
“Jeff’s thorough understanding of CME operations, sales efforts, guest service focus, as well as his ability to genuinely connect with others will be collectively beneficial in his new role.” said Dawsey. “I’m confident that his disciplined nature will allow him to identify and manage challenges as well as opportunities to move the business forward.”
 
Kurtz has worked in hospitality and transportation for more than 20 years including more than a decade with CME in a variety of sales roles between 1998 and 2009. Following CME, he transitioned to Vail Resorts Hospitality as director of sales with the Vail/Beaver Creek Collection. He gained valuable leadership skills, hospitality marketing and most recently experience with responsibility over wholesale and third-party booking channels, many of which are key partners with CME. Kurtz holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hartford.
 
To learn more about CME or to book, visit www.coloradomountainexpress.com.
 
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About Colorado Mountain Express
Colorado Mountain Express provides reliable shuttles and charter services from Denver International and Eagle County 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, five-passenger four-wheel drive luxury SUVs, and 12-passenger Mercedes Benz Sprinter vans. Free Wi-Fi is available onboard all vehicles.

About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and two 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; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Company 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.

 

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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