BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan 09, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today reported ... from the beginning of the ski season through January 4, 2009, and for the prior year period through January 6, 2008, with both periods including the holiday period through the first Sunday after New Year's Day. ...is unaudited interim period data and subject to fiscal quarter end review and adjustments.
-- Season to date total skier visits for the Company's five mountain resorts were down 5.8% compared to the prior year period. -- Season to date total lift ticket revenue, including an allocated portion of season pass revenue for each applicable period, was down 7.5% compared to the prior year period. -- Bookings through the Company's central reservations and directly at the Company's owned and managed properties as of December 31, 2008, were down 14.8% in room nights compared to the prior year period, inclusive of actual guest stays season to date.