Industry News 11/29/2006

Travelzoo Rates Lake Tahoe No. 1 North American Ski Destination

Travelzoo Rates Lake Tahoe No. 1 North American Ski Destination

Ski Lake Tahoe Resorts Receive Top Honors in Resort Rankings

Lake Tahoe, CA & NV (Nov. 23, 2006) – With its countless amenities as a ski destination, the overall experience at the resorts both on and off the hill, and nightlife that’s totally unique to the ski industry, the Lake Tahoe region was recently praised as the top ski destination for the 2006-2007 winter season. Travelzoo, one of the top publishers of travel deals on the Internet, just named Lake Tahoe No. 1 on its list of North America’s Top 10 Ski Destinations for Skiers and Non-Skiers. Additionally, the individual Ski Lake Tahoe resorts were also voted by top winter sports and consumer media and the public as some of the best destinations in North America.

The Travelzoo list of top 10 ski destinations was devised from a survey of 6,500 subscribers who voted for destinations they had visited and would recommend to others. Travelzoo’s editors ranked the most popular destinations for both ski and non-ski activities and Lake Tahoe was the top destination. The location ranked as Travelzoo editors’ favorite with the most activities for both skiers and non-skiers.

The accolades Ski Lake Tahoe resorts recently received from top national media cover just about every aspect of the ski destination experience. Ski Lake Tahoe resorts made up one fifth of Skiing magazine’s top 25 resorts in the nation while the resorts were also praised as having some of the best terrain parks and off-piste terrain, as well as top ranked entertainment outlets, nightlife, lifts, deep powder recreational and family activities and unique scenery according to Transworld Snowboarding, Men’s Journal, ESPN Sports Traveler/, Forbes Traveler and SKI and

Lake Tahoe has gained international attention by balancing one of the world’s most naturally beautiful geographical regions with a state-of-the-art winter vacation experience. There’s everything from new construction and shopping villages, to new clinics, backcountry tours, lifts and park and pipe features on the hill. Ski Lake Tahoe resorts have it all.