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Vail.net celebrates growth

Daily staff report
newsroom@vaildaily.com
Vail, CO Colorado

AVON, Colorado – Established in 1996 in the early days of the worldwide web, Vail.net is celebrating 2010 with continued growth.

This portal website has had a 48.3 percent increase in visitors year over year for the summer vacation planning window of May through mid-July 2010. Nearly 50,000 visitors logged on in the two and a half month period to find vacation planning information on Vail, Beaver Creek, Avon, Edwards, Minturn and Eagle.

Visitors to Vail.net find details on festivals, fairs and food festivals, summer adventures like golf, rafting, cycling and hiking – as well as lodging, dining and spas for the region. With webcams, a blog with timely specials and offers, a regional calendar, river and mountain reports, flight and travel information and a local weather report, Vail.net is a comprehensive visitor information site.

“We are thrilled to continue to present this valuable content to guests of the Vail Valley, and to provide quality leads to our longstanding lodging and activity advertising partners – a majority of which have been with us from the start,” said Betty Neal, manager of the Vail.net portal. “With the increased website visitors in 2010, it’s a certain indicator that people are regaining interest in travel this year, and that they’ve identified the Vail Valley for the vacation value it offers in summer.”

Vail.net is an advertising supported portal visitor information website with comprehensive information for the Vail Valley, a Colorado resort destination which is home to Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts, year-round recreation, world class events and cultural offerings, lodging, dining and shopping. Vail.net was established in 1996and has roughly 300,000 visitors per year. It is owned and operated by Resort Technology Partners of Avon and Denver.