• Vail Resorts and Whistler Blackcomb Complete Combination

     
    POSTED November 8, 2016
     

Vail Resorts, Inc. has completed its combination with Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc. As a result, Vail Resorts receives 100 percent of Whistler Blackcomb’s stock whose shareholders in turn will receive $17.50 and 0.09 shares of Vail’s stock for each Whistler Blackcomb share they hold. This makes Vail Resorts the sole owner of Whistler Blackcomb.

Vail Resorts also has appointed Michele Romanow to the board of directors at Vail Resorts. Romanow was previously on Whistler Blackcomb’s board.

The common shares of Whistler Blackcomb were removed from the Toronto Stock Exchange on Oct. 17.

“Our mission at Vail Resorts is to deliver an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees, and this transaction is a significant milestone in making that experience even more special,” says Rob Katz, chairman and chief executive officer of Vail Resorts. “Whistler Blackcomb is one of the most iconic mountain resorts in the world and we are tremendously excited to welcome the resort and the talented team who work there to the Vail Resorts family.”

This year, Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa has been named one of Condé Nast Traveler’s top four resorts in Colorado and top nine in the Western United States.  

 

Northern Lights travel expert Off the Map Travel has announced eight new “Aurora on the Water” experiences designed to capture the Aurora in a unique way. Running from September 2019 to March 2020, the eight program options feature views everywhere from a luxury yacht or kayak, on top of a frozen lake, looking down over the fjords, or drifting on the Arctic waters. The itineraries for each program can be personalized for the needs and optimal experience of each guest.

 

Recognized for its sustainable performance and design, The Source Hotel has been awarded LEED Silver certification. Owned by Zeppelin Development, the 92,000-square-foot building was destined to meet LEED standards from its inception with sustainability at the forefront of the project.