Park City

Room Rates Are Higher This Year While Occupancy Is Down

Jan 19, 2018

Occupancy and revenues for western resorts fell in December due to snow fall and school vacation schedules.  Lodging projections through the end of the ski season look soft and it likely won’t turn around without the white stuff falling from the sky.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

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With domestic terrorism on the rise and people coming from around the world for the Sundance Film Festival, the Park City Police Department invited Utah public safety officials to provide community awareness training for Parkites.  Melissa Allison has the story:

The proposed Treasure Hill project settlement agreement is on the calendar again this week, with the Park City Planning Commission considering it at a special Wednesday meeting.  Rick Brough caught up with Mayor Andy Beerman for a status report:

This year the Sundance Film Festival arrives amidst significant social and political turnover.  A controversial president has completed one year in office and the #MeToo movement is making waves.  Rick Brough discussed all that with John Cooper, festival director:

When the Sundance Film Festival launches Thursday, it will be a workout for Park City's transit, its new paid parking system, and other infrastructure.  Rick Brough reports on his recent conversation about this with new Mayor Andy Beerman:

The Park City Council has so many applicants for its one vacancy that it will take an extra week to interview everyone.  Rick Brough reports:

Get Ready For Sundance And Get On A Bus

Jan 15, 2018

Sundance is considered one of the busiest times of the year in Park City.  The traffic slows and snarls and sometimes locks up entirely.  For this reason, Park City Municipal is begging people to leave their cars at home and use the free public transit system.  Carolyn Murray has this:

More than a thousand people helped celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of Park City's first large-scale publicly financed auditorium for the performing arts on Saturday night. There were accolades for the civic leaders, fundraisers, visionaries and promoters who have brought hundreds of educating, illuminating and entertaining acts to the George S. and Delores Dore Eccles state at Park City High School. Leslie Thatcher has more:

The Summit County Council heard Wednesday that it will take a significant lobbying effort at the Utah legislature if it wants to keep tabs on short-term rental listings and online booking services.  Rick Brough has more:

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Deer Valley Resorts new parent company has at long last revealed its new name: Alterra Mountain Company.  Leslie Thatcher has it covered:

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