Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Let it snow
Demand for the Ski and Snowboard Resorts industry remained slow in 2011, so companies will continue to engage in fierce price competition in order to bring in visitors, which will lower profit margins for ski resorts. But in the following years, resorts will increasingly package their services in ways that are unique and where premium prices can be charged. In addition, as ski equipment becomes cheaper and more advanced, more consumers will opt to take up the sport... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Establishments are centered geographically near mountainous areas that receive good snowfalls. Ski Resorts are concentrated in the Rocky Mountains, New England, Mid-Atlantic, and the Great Lakes regions. Together, these four regions account for 68.2% of total establishments. Four out of the five states with the highest concentration of ski resorts, Colorado, New York, Michigan and Vermont, are located in these four regions.
One of the most competitive regions is New England, with Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire all containing about 4.0% of establishment numbers... purchase to read more