Vail to buy Whistler Blackcomb

Discussion in 'Ski Areas' started by mitraveler, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. mitraveler

    mitraveler New Member

    Major happenings here in the ski world. Vail Resorts is buying Whistler Blackcomb. This comes at a steep price, a reported $1 billion! According to NPR News, the Colorado-based company has longed wanted to expand into Canada. It already has resorts in five states, plus Austria.

    The deal should be finalized in the fall. Do you expect to see any changes?

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    Wizard Express at the base of Whistler Mountain. Photo: BenPoweski
     

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