21 May 2020

Letter from Vail Resorts CEO Regarding Reopening Approach

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz sent employees an email on May 21 regarding the company’s approach to reopening its resorts and businesses in this new environment.
27 April 2020

Vail Resorts Announces 19/20 Pass Holder Credits and ‘Epic Coverage’ for 20/21 Season

To honor the loyalty of our pass holders, Vail Resorts announced a comprehensive plan to address pass holders’ concerns about last season’s closures – and provide them with peace of mind for the future.
01 April 2020

Letter from Vail Resorts CEO to U.S. Employees on COVID-19 Business Impacts

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz today shared the following note with U.S. employees regarding difficult business decisions as a result of the ongoing impacts of COVID-19.
30 March 2020

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz Donates $2.5 Million to Support Employees and Mountain Communities

As individuals and communities contend with the severe impacts of COVID-19, Vail Resorts’ CEO, Rob Katz, and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, New York Times bestselling author and founder of Elana’s Pantry, today announced a donation of more than $2.5 million to provide immediate support for both Vail Resorts employees and the mountain towns where the Company operates.
27 March 2020

Vail Resorts Donates More Than 50,000 lbs. of Food across Mountain Communities

Our restaurants serve thousands of skiers and snowboarders each season. When we made the crucial decision to close our North American ski resorts for the season due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, our employees took immediate action to ensure that perishable food didn’t go to waste.
17 March 2020


Vail Resorts announced today that all of its North American resorts and retail stores will remain closed for the 2019-20 winter ski season amidst the continued challenges associated with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The decision follows the Company’s previously announced closure of its resorts from Sunday, March 15 through Sunday, March 22. The Company will consider reopening Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado, Heavenly Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe and Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia in late April/early May, dependent on the situation with COVID-19 as well as weather conditions.
14 March 2020

Update on Vail Resorts Operations from CEO Rob Katz

As a global operator of 37 ski resorts, Vail Resorts is monitoring the rapidly evolving impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) from all angles. Unwaveringly and without question, our top priority is the health and wellbeing of our guests and employees. We are fortunate to have strong partnerships with the communities where we operate and we are closely monitoring the statements and following the guidance and recommendations from local, state/provincial and federal health agencies on cases of COVID-19.
11 March 2020

Statement from Vail Resorts on Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington State

We are aware of Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s ban on large gatherings and events of 250 people or more in King County, where Stevens Pass Resort is located, as well as the County’s local order
09 March 2020

Vail Resorts Takes Precautions for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

All Vail Resorts properties are operating normally. The health and wellbeing of our employees and guests is our top priority. As a part of that commitment, Vail Resorts is closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization’s (WHO) statements regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-2019) and following the guidelines from these agencies, as well as from local health departments where we operate resorts in the United States, Canada and Australia.