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May 1985

Olivia

Olivia

A new property management reservation software package, First Resort, allows Whistler Chalets in British Columbia to manage two lodges and a wide range of rental properties with relative ease and maximum profitability.
The co-writers, from Pennsylvania's Camelback Ski Area and East Stroudsburg University, describe how their internship program works to the benefit of both organizations.
An undergraduate describes his summer internship at Sno-engineering, and suggests that internships benefit ski industry employers and interns equally.
Examination of the reasons behind the Chapter 7 of Valbois, the planned $120 million, four-season Idaho resort.
New products on the market include: all-beef hot dogs (Big City Reds), luges (Hansen Sled), fencing (Centaur HTP), the Health EnviroMonitor (Davis Instruments), recreational trail markers (Almetek Industries), aerial photographs for trail maps (DeNador & Associates).
An overview of interesting construction projects indicates that the industry is in a boom, spurred by the expansion plans of the big conglomerates.
The Mountain International Opinion Survey conducted in Europe was identical to the National Skier/Boarder Opinion Survey conducted in the U.S. The similarity of the responses indicates that problems with skiing may be ubiquitous.
Carrying out a worldwide census of skiing presented some problems, but the author persevered to gather approximate statistics on number of resorts, lifts and skier visits for a global comparison.
A profile of Paul Testwuide, VP of operations at Vail, Colo., shows that his outrageous behavior and dedication to whatever job he does has garnered respect and love from every corner of his life, from the Golden Years at Vail to the present.
Conducting and analyzing the results of predictive testing, motor-condition testing and monitoring performance can significantly extend the life and reliability of DC motor drives.
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