Vail’s Sonnenalp featured on ‘Today’
VAIL, Colorado – The Sonnenalp Resort of Vail was featured on the “Today” show Wednesday in a piece about shoulder season travel.The director of travel for Travel & Leisure Magazine selected five of their top resorts that demonstrated the great opportunities available with shoulder season travel. The lead-in to the piece was the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail emphasizing the European ambiance, fourth-generation family ownership and the expansive Sonnenalp Spa.Other resorts listed include the Sanderling in North Carolina, the White Elephant in Nantucket, Montauk Yacht Club in New York and the Strawberry Hill in Jamaica. As the piece points out, not only can you take advantage of this year’s generous snowfall and extended spring skiing through April, but rates at the Sonnenalp drop from April 3 through June 9.A room that would cost you $425 on April 2 is available for $245 on April 3. The full video from the “Today” show is available on the Sonnenalp’s Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/sonnenalp. The Sonnenalp Resort of Vail has landed on the World’s Best Hotels list in Travel and Leisure magazine’s annual World’s Best Hotels List, which was featured in its January 2011 issue. Readers participating in the annual survey gave the Sonnenalp a score of 92.52, ranking it tied for 69th on the list worldwide and No. 1 in Colorado. The other area hotels recognized were the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa and the Vail Cascade Resort and Spa. To see the list of the Top 100, go to http://www.travelandleisure.com/worldsbest/2010. For more information about the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail, go to http://www.sonnenalp.com.