Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Ski and Snowboard Resorts industry has experienced moderate growth over the past five years, as consumer spending has recovered and tourism has encouraged more consumers to spend on the slopes. These facilities, save for flat growth in 2012, have recorded steady growth since 2010, supported primarily by several high average visitor numbers and successful marketing efforts by ski resorts. The industry is expected to continue its stable rate of growth over the next five years. As average annual precipitation levels remain consistent and per capita disposable income continues to increase, many Americans will be anxious to return to their previous spending patterns and vacationing habits... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Skiing facilities are the primary products offered by the Ski and Snowboard Resorts industry. Industry operators offer general lift tickets and season passes to customers that want to use skiing facilities. Lift tickets are often packaged with accommodation offers to maximize total revenue. However, this industry does not generate revenue from accommodations, as other companies often own hotels.
Resorts also sell season passes, which allow users unlimited access to ski facilities for a fixed period. Skiing facility companies that operate several resorts often offer deals for skiers to ski at any of their resorts during the ski season. Although these are popular with large resorts, many small ski facilities only offer daily lift tickets... purchase to read more