Vail Resorts Recognized with Four Condé Nast Traveler 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

18 October 2017
Oct. 18, 2017 – Broomfield, Colo. – Condé Nast Traveler recently announced the results of its 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with four Vail Resorts properties – including three RockResorts properties – recognized among the best of the best in travel.
 
The awards include:
 
  • Top Resorts in Colorado
    • No. 2 – The Pines Lodge, A RockResort, Beaver Creek, Colo.
    • No. 5 – The Osprey at Beaver Creek, A RockResort, Beaver Creek, Colo.               
 
  • Top Hotels in Colorado
    • No. 8 – The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort, Vail, Colo.
 
  • Top Hotels in the Southwest & West
    • No. 12 – Sundial Lodge, Park City, Utah
 
“We are pleased to see the inclusion of our properties in this year’s Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.” said James O’Donnell, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Vail Resorts Hospitality, Retail & Real Estate. “It’s incredibly rewarding to know that the hard work of our teams to deliver a premier experience at each property has made such an impact on our guests that they wanted to share their experiences with the world. We’re honored to be recognized.”
 
In addition to its 11 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; Stowe in Vermont; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan – Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of hotels and properties, including six 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.
 
Over 300,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on a record-breaking 7,320 hotels and resorts, 610 cities, 225 islands, 468 cruise ships, 158 airlines, and 195 airports.
 
The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 24, 2017. 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.; One Ski Hill Place in Breckenridge, Colo.; and Grand Summit in Park City, Utah. 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 11 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 British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Stowe in Vermont; 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
 
Press Contacts:
Condé Nast Traveler: RCA@condenasttraveler.com  
Vail Resorts: Lesli Carlson, (303) 404-6472, lcarlson@vailresorts.com, or J Public Relations, vail@jpublicrelations.com
  
 





 
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