What does Central Reservations mean?
Most Central Reservations providers operate in their local resort or area and only sell vacation packages. In some cases the central reservations are owned and operated by the ski resort or the town.
Stay Aspen Snowmass is owned by three separate entities: The Aspen Skiing Company, the Aspen lodging properties and the Snowmass Resort Association.
Who represents the Central Reservations name?
The Central Reservation Association of Destination Resorts, known as "CRADR" is a non-profit organization consisting of companies whose business is to provide central reservation processing services for mountain resorts in North America. It is operated by and for the owners and managers of these businesses and comprises 60 members, in 40 different destinations.
Who is Stay Aspen Snowmass?
Stay Aspen Snowmass www.stayaspensnowmass.com is the official central reservations for Aspen Snowmass, Colorado. Stay Aspen Snowmass represents 100% of hotels in Aspen and Snowmass, and builds discounted vacation packages that include lift tickets, rental equipment, Aspen airfare, ground transportation and ski packages. Stay Aspen Snowmass aggregates the Aspen events and Snowmass events year round calendar.
Stay Aspen Snowmass is owned by the Aspen Skiing Company, the Aspen lodging properties, and the Snowmass Village Resort Association.
Stay Aspen Snowmass only sells Aspen vacation packages and Snowmass vacation packages exclusively.
Who is Ski.com?
Ski.com is a privately owned national ski tour operator located in Aspen, Glenwood Springs and Denver, Colorado and in Massachusetts. The company changed its name from Aspen Ski Tours to Ski.com in 1999. It then acquired a number of ski vacation operators, including, Lynx Vacations, GoWest Tours, Adventures on Skis, Sportours and AnyMountain Tours. Ski.com provides vacation packages to approximately 80 resorts worldwide, including Aspen/ Snowmass and 1,400 properties in the USA, Canada, South America and Europe.
Ski.com is the owner of snowmass.com and the trademarked name Aspen Snowmass Central Reservations. They offer Snowmass lodging only through the snowmass. com website and include all of their Aspen and snowmass products through their ski.com website. They are not the officially recognized central reservations for Aspen and Snowmass Village ski areas and towns despite this trademark.