Hyatt Carmel Highlands Celebrating Major Renovation
A favorite feature of Telluride is the town-to-town, scenic gondola that runs from historic Telluride to Mountain Village, where the ski resort is located. The towns officially kicked off the 20th anniversary celebration this summer to salute the beloved gondola system. Contests and promotions will lead up to a series of festivals and events taking place in December, the gondola’s official anniversary month.
Lake Wallenpaupack’s Ehrhardt's Waterfront Banquet Center was purchased in October by Settlers Hospitality Group.
A recent study conducted by Allianz Travel Insurance, found that more than 170 million Americans haven’t taken a vacation in the last year. That’s more than half of the population—53 percent, to be exact!
However, this is down from last year when 56 percent of respondents noted they hadn't taken a vacation in the last year.
It takes a lot to capture people’s attention with 24/7 access to entertainment, devices and social media chatter. Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, owned and operated by the City and County of Denver and a regular reader’s choice winner at Colorado Meetings + Events’ Best of Colorado’s awards, is all about delivering unique experiences and VISITDENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau is all about telling the story of these types of opportunities for group and leisure travelers. See what happens when the two collide.
When I used to drop my kids off at the summer Mountain Adventures offered by the Town of Mt. Crested Butte’s parks and recreation department, it would be extremely quiet at the program’s ski area location at drop off and pick up. My kids are now 17, working jobs in and around Crested Butte, and Crested Butte Mountain Resort is hopping during summer and now running Mountain Adventures.
The fabulous months of summer are well underway in ski towns across the U.S. Mountain West. Here are some itinerary-worthy options in four ski towns we’re sure groups will embrace and prompt attendees to return with family and friends in tow.
Big Sky, Montana
A sampling of special mountain places where executive and board retreats can foster thoughtful discussion, enjoy privacy and savor exceptional experiences
As we enter into the summer season, here’s a roundup of some of the many what’s new items that have crossed my desk as editor of Colorado Meetings + Events. Watch the Industry Notes and Meeting Notes sections of each issue to find out the latest and greatest in the Centennial State.
Places to Gather & Sleep
With mountain activities shifting from glorious days of skiing and snowshoeing under warm spring sunshine to summer and swift-flowing rivers and deep shades of green, high-altitude golf courses are ready to welcome groups. While there are too many to mention, here are three great options in three states, all paired with lodging and staff to make meeting, hitting the links, hosting memorable events and having plenty to do for everyone in a group an easy reality. At one resort, golf in the mountains is a year-round reality.