Business ebbs and flows in the Vail Valley.

Drawing hundreds of thousands of seasonal visitors each year, tourism is truly at the heart of the Vail Valley’s economy. But whether or not you plan to make seasonal attractions part of your business model, it’s important to be prepared for the reality of tourism and its effects on the business climate.

With skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and snowboarding a cornerstone of life in the Valley, much of our industry springs to life in the winter and summer months, and slows down a bit in the off-season. It’s important to be prepared for the spikes and lulls in business, and understand their impact on revenue and resources.

Resources:
Vail_Daily Occupancy Retail_Report_2017-06-15
Vail_Valley_Aggregate_Occupancy (Vail, Beaver Creek, Avon)
DestiMetrics_West_Mountain_Market_Briefing_June_2017
Vail Economic Summary & Grid Summer 2016 FINAL Combined
Town of Vail tourism data
Vail_Executive_Summary_+_Industry_Wide February 28, 2017
Vail Resorts-Vail Mountain Fast Facts
Vail Resorts-Beaver Creek Mountain Fast Facts
EGE Regional Airport information
EGE Operational Summary APR 2017
EGE Operational Summary 2016 Year End
EGE Operational Summary – 2015 Year End
Mountain Travel News
Colorado Tourism Office research
Dean Runyon Associates Research