Vail Resorts Welcomes New Vice President of Group Sales, Tina Sampson

19 March 2014
BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 19, 2014– Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tina Sampson as vice president of group sales. Assuming responsibilities for company-wide group sales strategy and execution, tools and process development, Sampson is not new to the organization; she was director of sales and marketing of Keystone Hospitality from 2002-2004.
 
Sampson brings extensive hospitality sales experience to her new role. Most recently she served as senior vice president of Maritz Travel Company and previously held leadership roles with both Gaylord Hotels and Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. In addition, she has served professionally as an executive speaker, consultant, facilitator and coach.
 
“We are excited to welcome Tina back to Vail Resorts,” said James O’Donnell, chief operating officer for Vail Resorts Hospitality. “She brings a wealth of experience and passion to this new role, which will be critical in the leadership of the newly integrated hospitality and mountain group sales teams.”
 
Sampson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio State University and an MBA with a concentration in Marketing from the Robert O. Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, traveling, baking, competing in triathlons and spending time with her husband, Brent, and their two young children.

About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
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; Canyons in Park City, Utah; 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.

Contact(s)

Lesli Carlson

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